How to Reach Ayvalik, Turkey

The Easiest Way to Reach Ayvalik


  • By Air: The closest airport to Avyalik is Edremit Korfez Airport (43 minutes), which has direct flights operated from Ankara and Istanbul. The nearest international airport is Izmir's Adnan Menderes (2hour 41 minutes).
  • By Train: Balikesir is the nearest station, located between Izmir and Bandirma. Two trains run through the station every day, each going in one direction. You can reach the town from Balikesir by bus.
  • By Boat: There are ferries/catamarans to and from Greek island of Lesvos with a fare of EUR 10/EUR 5 respectively. You can also take a ferry from Istanbul to Bandirma and then drive to Ayvalik.
  • By Car: The city is about 5 min away from the Canakkale-Izmir highway, i.e., motor way D550/E87.
  • By Bus: The Otogar (bus station) is located in the centre of the town. It has buses from several destinations.


  • By Bus: There are plenty of local buses running from Alibey Island (Cunda) to the center and between Ali Cetinkaya and Camlik districts.
  • By Taxi: Dolmus taxis, a rental taxi service also helps you get around various places in the city.
  • By Ferry: During summers, ferry services are operated between Cunda and the town centre.

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Modes of Transportation in Ayvalik

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Ayvalik. The most preferred mode of transport in Ayvalik is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 7.75 km Average time: 32.5 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 50%
    Bus 25 min Driving 15 min Overall average time for 14 kms 40 min
  • Walking 50%
    Walking 25 min Overall average time for 1.5 kms 25 min
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