From Turkey to Europe and the Middle / Near Asia’s many can travel easily through urban land and air, you can take advantage of convenient transportation options for every budget. Especially the airports in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and Antalya are today a base that provides connection flights to many capitals and major cities around the world.
The duration of some direct flights from Istanbul to various cities of the world are as follows:
|ABD-New York||10 hours|
|Germany Berlin||2 hours 10 Minutes|
|Azerbaijan-Baku||2 hours 15 Minutes|
|Bahrain||3 hours 15 Minutes|
|Belgium-Brussels||2 hours 45 Minutes|
|United Arab Emirates-Dubai||3 hours 45 Minutes|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina-Sarajevo||1 hour|
|Algeria-Algeria||2 hours 50 Minutes|
|China-Beijing||8 hours 50 Minutes|
|Denmark-Copenhagen||2 hours 30 Minutes|
|Ethiopia-Addis Ababa||4 hours 35 Minutes|
|Finland-Helsinki||2 hours 40 Minutes|
|France Paris||2 hours 30 Minutes|
|South Africa-Johannesburg||9 hours 15 Minutes|
|South Korea-Seoul||9 hours 55 Minutes|
|Georgia-Tbilisi||1 hour 40 Minutes|
|India-Delhi||5 hours 40 Minutes|
|Iran-Tehran||2 hours 30 Minutes|
|Spain-Madrid||3 hours 25 Minutes|
|Italy Roma||1 hour 45 Minutes|
|Jordan-Amman||1 hour 55 Minutes|
|Ukraine Kiev||1 hour 20 min|
|Turkmenistan-Ashgabat||3 hours 10 Minutes|
|Saudi Arabia-Riyadh||3 hours 20 Minutes|
|Russia Moscow||2 hours 10 Minutes|
|Poland-Warsaw||1 hour 45 Minutes|
|Pakistan to Karachi||4 hours 55 Minutes|
|Uzbekistan-Tashkent||4 hours 10 Minutes|
|Egypt-Cairo||1 hour 30 Minutes|
|Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur||10 hours 20 Minutes|
|Lebanon-Beirut||1 hour 15 Minutes|
|Hungary-Budapest||10 hours 20 Minutes|
|Latvia-Riga||2 hours 15 Minutes|
|Kuwait||2 hours 40 Minutes|
|Kyrgyzstan-Bishkek||4 hours 50 Minutes|
|Kenya-Nairobi||5 hours 55 Minutes|
|Kazakhstan-Astana||4 hours 15 Minutes|
Turkey’s land border with its neighbors as Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Iran, Iraq and Syria in connection with the number of passengers increasing with each passing day bus trips are provided.
Domestic transportation is also provided comfortably and safely with developed land and airline networks. Discounted tariffs are offered to students on public transportation routes and sometimes also by private transportation companies.
The most common means of intercity transportation are luxury / comfortable buses that provide services such as food and beverage, internet and TV. Bus services are usually offered by dozens of private companies working within certain regions.
State-sponsored rail transport is also common, comfortable and affordable. High-speed trains serve on Ankara-Konya-Ankara, Konya-Eskişehir-Istanbul (Pendik) -Konya and Ankara-Eskişehir-Istanbul (Pendik) -Ankara lines and conventional trains on other lines. Work continues for new high-speed train lines.
There are many national airline companies that provide domestic transportation. Most domestic flights in more than 40 cities in Istanbul and Ankara gerçekleşir.türkiye out of airports, there are airports that place of domestic flights. Below are examples of journey times:
● Istanbul – Adana: 1 hour 30 minutes
● Istanbul – Ankara: 1 hour 5 minutes
● Istanbul – Antalya: 1 hour
● Istanbul – Gaziantep: 1 hour 40 minutes
● Istanbul – Izmir: 1 hour 05 minutes
● Ankara – Izmir: 1 hour 20 minutes
● Ankara – Van: 1 hour 35 minutes
● Ankara – Antalya: 1 hour 05 minutes
● İzmir – Istanbul: 1 hour 05 minutes
● İzmir – Ankara: 1 hour 20 minutes
Urban transportation possibilities vary from city to city. In metropolitan cities, traffic congestion can be seen at peak hours as in all metropolitan areas of the world. However, thanks to the day-to-day public transportation systems, the opportunities in urban transportation diversify and the comfort increases. For example, it is possible to cross the Asian and European sides in Istanbul by sea, road and rail. With the rail system network in big cities, it is possible to easily reach different ends of the city.
In some cities, in addition to the public transport facilities operated by local municipalities, urban transportation is also provided by alternative vehicles such as minibuses and buses operated by individuals.
Thanks to the discounted transportation tariffs offered in all cities, students can reach their schools and other activities they want to attend at very affordable prices. In addition, some universities offer paid / free shuttle services for campus transportation or intra-campus transportation.
Depending on the area and distance of your school and home / dormitory, walking or cycling are among alternative transportation routes.