Bus from Ankara to Istanbul

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Facts about the bus from Ankara to Istanbul

Cheapest Bus$6.73
Fastest Bus5h 30m
Earliest Bus12:30 AM
Latest Bus11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes7 Ø
Distance217.2 miles
Bus CompaniesCan Dersim Tuncelililer, Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat, Yeni Diyarbakır Seyahat, Elazığ Hazar Turizm, Hatay Nur Seyahat, Ben Turizm, Ankara As Turizm, Niğde Aydoğanlar, Öncü Seyahat, Öz Diyarbakir, Öz Elazığlılar Seyahat, Urfa Hassoy Turizm, Yeni Sivas Turizm, Metro Turizm
Do you want to travel by bus from Ankara to Istanbul?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Ankara and arriving in Istanbul and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Efe Tur. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Ankara Istanbul bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Ankara and Istanbul which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Istanbul, alternative destinations from Ankara, and the most popular airport shuttles from Istanbul.

The cheapest bus routes from Ankara to Istanbul

Today
from $6.73
Tomorrow
from $6.73
01/25
from $6.73
01/26
from $6.73
01/27
from $6.73
01/28
from $6.73

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Can Dersim Tuncelililer
    6:01 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    12:31 PM
    Istanbul
    from$6.73
  • Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat
    11:45 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    6:15 AM
    Istanbul
    from$6.73
  • Yeni Diyarbakır Seyahat
    5:30 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 7h 30m
    1:00 PM
    Istanbul
    from$6.73
  • Elazığ Hazar Turizm
    11:59 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 0m
    5:59 AM
    Istanbul
    from$7.40
  • Hatay Nur Seyahat
    12:30 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 0m
    6:30 AM
    Istanbul
    from$7.40
  • Ben Turizm
    3:00 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    9:30 AM
    Istanbul
    from$7.94
  • Ankara As Turizm
    11:30 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    from$8.07
  • Niğde Aydoğanlar
    2:30 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    9:00 PM
    Istanbul
    from$8.07
  • Öncü Seyahat
    1:00 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 5h 30m
    6:30 AM
    Istanbul
    from$8.07
  • Öz Diyarbakir
    4:30 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    11:00 AM
    Istanbul
    from$8.07
  • Öz Elazığlılar Seyahat
    6:59 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    1:29 PM
    Istanbul
    from$8.07
  • Urfa Hassoy Turizm
    8:00 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 6h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Istanbul
    from$8.07
  • Yeni Sivas Turizm
    10:00 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 7h 30m
    5:30 AM
    Istanbul
    from$8.07
  • Metro Turizm
    12:30 AM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    Duration 7h 0m
    7:30 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$12.78

The cheapest carpooling offers from Ankara to Istanbul

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    3:50 AM
    Ankara
    Duration 5h 0m
    8:50 AM
    Istanbul
    from$6.08
  • BlaBlaCar
    1:30 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 7h 10m
    8:40 PM
    Istanbul
    from$6.69
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:00 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 5h 10m
    5:10 PM
    Istanbul
    from$6.69
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:50 PM
    Ankara
    Duration 5h 20m
    5:10 AM
    Istanbul
    from$7.29

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Bus Ankara to Istanbul: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Ankara as your place of departure and Istanbul as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Istanbul to Ankara.
Are you traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Ankara to Istanbul and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat at $6.73, whereas the quickest connection takes 5h 30m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Ankara Istanbul bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Ankara to Istanbul!

Bus stops in Ankara and Istanbul

Stations
Istanbul (Turkey)
Aksaray Mahallesi, Kucuk Langa Cd. 71Y, 34096 Fatih/Istanbul, Türkei 34096, Istanbul (Turkey)
Güzeltepe, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Blv 18, 34060 Istanbul (Turkey)
Şerifali Mh., Surhan sok 9, 34775 Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
MUSTAFA KEMAL PAŞA MAH. İSTİKLAL CADDESİ AVCILAR / İSTANBUL  101, Istanbul (Turkey)
Altıntepsi Mahallesi Bayrampasa-Istanbul  , 34035  Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Mimarsinan Çanta Mah. , 34594 Istanbul (Turkey)
Esenler Otogari , Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Altıntepsi Mahallesi Bayrampasa-Istanbul  , 34035  Istanbul (Turkey)
Hastane Mahallesi , 34555 Istanbul (Turkey)
Selimiye Mahallesi 34-6, 34668 Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Kavacık Mahallesi , 34810 Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Ragip Gümüşpala Caddesi , Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Eyüp Sultan Mahallesi, Tuna Cd No:4, Sancaktepe/Istanbul  34885 , Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
 Katip Kasım Mahallesi, Kennedy Cd. Yenikapı IDO Terminali 9/10, 34130 Fatih - Yenikapi/Fatih/İstanbul, 34130  Istanbul (Turkey)
Ortaköy Merkez Mahallesi , 34570 Istanbul (Turkey)
Sanayi Mahallesi, Pendik/Istanbul 34906 , Istanbul (Turkey)

FAQs about the bus route Ankara to Istanbul

How much does a Ankara Istanbul bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $6.73 and takes 6h 30m to reach Istanbul. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Ankara to Istanbul?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $6.73 and $12.78. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Istanbul.

On average, how many connections are available from Ankara to Istanbul each day?

Every day, the Ankara Istanbul bus route is served by approximately 7 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Ankara to Istanbul take?

The fastest bus from Ankara to Istanbul is offered by Öncü Seyahat and takes 5h 30m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $8.07. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Ankara to Istanbul?

The earliest bus arriving in Istanbul from Ankara starts at 12:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Ankara to Istanbul?

The latest bus trip departing from Ankara for Istanbul starts at 11:59 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Ankara Istanbul route?

When traveling by bus from Ankara to Istanbul, passengers can travel with Efe Tur. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Ankara to Istanbul?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Ankara to Istanbul, CheckMyBus currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: Efe Tur

What can I take with me on the Ankara to Istanbul bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Ankara Istanbul bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Ankara Istanbul bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Ankara to Istanbul on your planned travel date.

Compare Ankara and Istanbul

$0.78
$0.74
Ankara
Istanbul
A cab ride in Ankara is 6% more expensive than in Istanbul.
$0.34
$0.33
Ankara
Istanbul
A bus fare in Ankara is 3% more expensive than in Istanbul.
$1.35
$1.35
Ankara
Istanbul
A large beer in Ankara is 0% more expensive than in Istanbul.
$0.17
$0.22
Ankara
Istanbul
A bottle of water in Ankara is 23% cheaper than in Istanbul.
$2.24
$2.72
Ankara
Istanbul
A meal in Ankara is 18% cheaper than in Istanbul.

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