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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 York10 hours
Germany Berlin2 hours 10 Minutes
Albania-Tirana1 hour
Azerbaijan-Baku2 hours 15 Minutes
Bahrain3 hours 15 Minutes
Bulgaria-Soyfa40 minutes
Belgium-Brussels2 hours 45 Minutes
United Arab Emirates-Dubai3 hours 45 Minutes
Bosnia and Herzegovina-Sarajevo1 hour
Algeria-Algeria2 hours 50 Minutes
China-Beijing8 hours 50 Minutes
Denmark-Copenhagen2 hours 30 Minutes
Ethiopia-Addis Ababa4 hours 35 Minutes
Finland-Helsinki2 hours 40 Minutes
France Paris2 hours 30 Minutes
South Africa-Johannesburg9 hours 15 Minutes
South Korea-Seoul9 hours 55 Minutes
Georgia-Tbilisi1 hour 40 Minutes
India-Delhi5 hours 40 Minutes
Iraq-Baghdad2 hours
England-London3 hours
Iran-Tehran2 hours 30 Minutes
Spain-Madrid3 hours 25 Minutes
Italy Roma1 hour 45 Minutes
Jordan-Amman1 hour 55 Minutes
Ukraine Kiev1 hour 20 min
Turkmenistan-Ashgabat3 hours 10 Minutes
Saudi Arabia-Riyadh3 hours 20 Minutes
Serbia-Belgrade1 hour
Russia Moscow2 hours 10 Minutes
Romania-Bucharest35 Minutes
Portugal-Lisbon4 hours
Poland-Warsaw1 hour 45 Minutes
Pakistan to Karachi4 hours 55 Minutes
Uzbekistan-Tashkent4 hours 10 Minutes
Egypt-Cairo1 hour 30 Minutes
Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur10 hours 20 Minutes
Lebanon-Beirut1 hour 15 Minutes
Macedonia-Skopje50 Minutes
Libya-Tripoli2 hours
Hungary-Budapest10 hours 20 Minutes
Latvia-Riga2 hours 15 Minutes
Kuwait2 hours 40 Minutes
Kyrgyzstan-Bishkek4 hours 50 Minutes
Kirbis-Nicosia1 hour
Kenya-Nairobi5 hours 55 Minutes
Kazakhstan-Astana4 hours 15 Minutes
Japan-Tokyo11 hours

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.