How to Reach Izmir - The Easiest Way to Reach Izmir


  • By Air: Adnan Menderes Airport is the official airport and serves daily flights to Izmir to and from major Turkish cities like Ankara, Istanbul and Antalya. There are also regular flights from all the major European cities.
  • By Bus: The Izmir bus station is huge and has comfortable daily buses to Istanbul.
  • By Train: Izmir has two major railway stations and has connections to Ankara, Denizli and Isparta. There is also train services from Istanbul to Izmir with a connect ferry at Bandirma.
  • By Boat: There are two weekly ferries between Venice and Izmir. Also, cruises serve ferry boats to Izmir.


  • By Ferries: Public ferries are easily available and serve as a major Izmir transportation.
  • By Bus: The public bus system has a well-spread over the entire city and is convenient to use.
  • By Train: The train line can also be used to move around the city as it runs between all the areas.
  • By Metro: The metro service in the city connecting the major parts.
  • By Taxi: You can also hire a taxi or rent a car to move around Izmir.
  • On Foot: There are plenty of walking routes in the city making it pleasant to walk around.

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Modes of Transportation in Izmir

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

Average distance: 19.37 km Average time: 39.55 min

  • Car 30.95%
    Driving 35.54 min Walking 0.58 min Overall average time for 32.08 kms 36.12 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 16.67%
    Bus 24.57 min Walking 6.14 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 9.99 kms 35.71 min
  • Bike 7.14%
    Bike 9.33 min Overall average time for 4 kms 9.33 min
  • Walking 19.05%
    Walking 33.13 min Bus 5 min Other 4.38 min Driving 3.38 min Train 3.13 min Waiting 2.5 min Bike 1.25 min Overall average time for 7.78 kms 52.75 min
  • Train/Metro 16.67%
    Train 33.71 min Walking 9 min Waiting 5.57 min Bus 3.57 min Overall average time for 26.86 kms 51.86 min
  • Motorbike 2.38%
    Motorbike 8 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 6.5 kms 10 min

How to Reach Izmir from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Manisa to Izmir 38.82 km 38 mins
Alaçatı to Izmir 85.19 km 1 hour 25 mins
Çesme to Izmir 92.54 km 1 hour 32 mins
Ayvalik to Izmir 94.58 km 1 hour 34 mins
Balıkesir to Izmir 105.84 km 1 hour 45 mins
Burhaniye to Izmir 109.21 km 1 hour 49 mins
Aydın to Izmir 113.62 km 2 hours 24 mins
Chios to Izmir 123.79 km 2 hours 3 mins
Bergama to Izmir 130.71 km 1 hour 23 mins
Nazilli to Izmir 141.48 km 2 hours 21 mins
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