How to Reach Izmir, Turkey

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: 20.14 km Average time: 37.79 min

  • Car 32.35%
    Driving 34.27 min Walking 0.68 min Overall average time for 30 kms 34.95 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 17.65%
    Bus 26.67 min Walking 7 min Waiting 4.17 min Overall average time for 11.15 kms 37.83 min
  • Bike 5.88%
    Bike 10 min Overall average time for 4.5 kms 10 min
  • Train/Metro 17.65%
    Train 31.83 min Walking 8 min Waiting 4.83 min Bus 2.5 min Overall average time for 28 kms 47.17 min
  • Walking 14.71%
    Walking 37 min Driving 5.4 min Train 4 min Waiting 2 min Bus 1 min Overall average time for 8.78 kms 49.4 min
  • Motorbike 2.94%
    Motorbike 8 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 6.5 kms 10 min
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