How to Reach Bursa

The Easiest Way to Reach Bursa


  • By Plane: Bursa has one international airport that caters to a couple of flights from foreign airlines. Though most of the time one might need to take a transit flight through Turkey’s main international airports such as Istanbul’s Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen that are nearest to the city to get in.
  • By Train: Bursa does not have its own railway system. One can take a high-speed train from Ankara to Eskisehir and then hail a bus from the front of station to reach Bursa.
  • By Bus: Since there is a no direct train route to Bursa, there are number of buses that a person can hail from all the major cities in Turkey such as Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, and Antalya. They are reasonably priced and has proved to be an easier means to commute.
  • By Car: A car ride can be taken through the highway from major metropolis to reach the city. The roads are well connected (north and east) which makes it a convenient means to travel.
  • By Boat: Ferries are common means of transport in Turkey to get to places when it comes to traveling. There are two options to get into Bursa- Ferries operated by BUDO and IDO. The bookings can be done online but only if a person has a Turkish phone number.


  • By Metro: There is a metro line called Bursaray that connects suburbs to the northwest.
  • By Bus: Buses are the major modes of commutation in the city. Bursa is home to an extended network of buses and bus-like dolmuses. They are cheap for one’s pocket and convenient enough to provide a comfortable ride across the city.
  • By Cabs: Cabs are easily available all the time for the travelers who does not wish to use public transport for commutation.

Modes of Transportation in Bursa

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Bursa. The most preferred mode of transport in Bursa is Train/Metro.

Average distance: 15.74 km Average time: 36.78 min

  • Train/Metro 39.13%
    Train 31.67 min Waiting 6.33 min Walking 4.67 min Bus 0.78 min Overall average time for 17.33 kms 43.44 min
  • Walking 13.04%
    Walking 36.67 min Driving 11.67 min Tram 6.67 min Bus 5 min Waiting 1.67 min Overall average time for 18.33 kms 61.67 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 4.35%
    Train 15 min Bus 15 min Overall average time for 15 kms 30 min
  • Car 39.13%
    Driving 24.78 min Walking 1.22 min Overall average time for 14.89 kms 26 min
  • Bike 4.35%
    Bike 6 min Overall average time for 2 kms 6 min
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