How to Reach Bolu - The Easiest Way to Reach Bolu


  • By Air: Bolu doesn’t have an airport of its own. Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Istanbul and Ankara Esenboga Airport in Ankara are two major airports that cater to numerous flights from other European, Asian and African countries. From there,  Bolu can be reached via hired car or cab.
  • By Bus: There are many private companies that provide bus services from Istanbul to Bolu. Buses can be hailed from Otogar (Main Bus Terminals) that provide direct commute to Bolu.
  • By Car: Bolu can be reached by car via highway E80 from Istanbul and Ankara.


  • By Bus: There is no public bus transport in Bolu. Numerous bus charters provide private tours for tourists.
  • By Car: Since Bolu is a little city, it can be best visited by car or taxi. They are easily available on rent within reasonable price rates.

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How to Reach Bolu from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Mengen to Bolu 64.83 km 1 hour 4 mins
Zonguldak to Bolu 86.22 km 1 hour 26 mins
Gökçebey to Bolu 93.21 km 1 hour 33 mins
Adapazari to Bolu 131.91 km 2 hours 11 mins
Sakarya to Bolu 132.91 km 2 hours 12 mins
Eskisehir to Bolu 140.08 km 2 hours 20 mins
Ankara to Bolu 154.59 km 2 hours 34 mins
Izmit to Bolu 182.93 km 3 hours 2 mins
Cihanbeyli to Bolu 234.22 km 3 hours 54 mins
Gebze to Bolu 239.4 km 3 hours 59 mins