How to Reach Canakkale - The Easiest Way to Reach Canakkale


  • By Air: There are Turkish airlines flights from Istanbul to the city three days a week. 
  • By Boat: You can take the Eceabat–Çanakkale to get to the city as well and is the most convenient mode of transport if you’re travelling from Europe.
  • By Car: Canakkale is connected to Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara by major highways. There is no bridge over the strait, so you will have to take the ferry after reaching the coast.
  • By bus: Canakkale is easily accessed by bus from the city of Istanbul and the journey takes around six hours. You can also take a bus from other major Turkish cities like Izmir and Edirne. Two of the most popular bus services are Truva Turizm and Kamil Coç.


  • On Foot: The city is extremely walkable. Be sure to have a map with you.

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Modes of Transportation in Canakkale

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Canakkale. The most preferred mode of transport in Canakkale is Walking.

Average distance: 6 km Average time: 12.5 min

  • Walking 50%
    Walking 10 min Overall average time for 2 kms 10 min
  • Car 50%
    Driving 15 min Overall average time for 10 kms 15 min

How to Reach Canakkale from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Edremit to Canakkale 74.98 km 1 hour 14 mins
Tekirdağ to Canakkale 141.71 km 2 hours 21 mins
Lüleburgaz to Canakkale 160.72 km 2 hours 40 mins
Bandirma to Canakkale 164.99 km 2 hours 44 mins
Manisa to Canakkale 177.81 km 2 hours 57 mins
Çorlu to Canakkale 178.71 km 2 hours 58 mins
Izmir to Canakkale 180.12 km 3 hours 58 mins
Akhisar to Canakkale 187.09 km 3 hours 7 mins
Ödemiş to Canakkale 245.48 km 4 hours 5 mins
Başakşehir to Canakkale 273.9 km 4 hours 33 mins
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