Bus from Istanbul to Ankara

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Facts about the Istanbul Ankara bus route

Cheapest Bus$5.72
Fastest Bus4h 18m
Earliest Bus11:01 AM
Latest Bus11:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes4 Ø
Distance217.2 miles
Bus CompaniesBeydağı Turizm, Can Dersim Tuncelililer, Ankara As Turizm, Busbud, Hatay Güney Turizm, Lider Siirt Turizm, Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat, Lüks Kahramanmaraş Turizm, Öz Doğu Kars, Öz Elazığlılar Seyahat, Siirt Has Bağtaş Turizm, Vip Malatyalılar Turizm, Yeni Midyat Turizm, Lüks Adana
Are you searching for a bus from Istanbul to Ankara?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Istanbul Ankara bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including Özkaymak Turizm. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Ankara from Istanbul over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Istanbul and Ankara so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Ankara, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Istanbul, as well as popular airport shuttles from Ankara.

The cheapest bus routes from Istanbul to Ankara

Today
from $5.72
Tomorrow
from $5.72
12/06
from $5.72
12/07
from $5.72
12/08
from $5.72
12/09
from $5.72

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

  • Beydağı Turizm
    7:30 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 0m
    12:30 AM
    Ankara
    from$5.72
  • Can Dersim Tuncelililer
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 6h 30m
    6:30 PM
    Ankara
    from$5.72
  • Ankara As Turizm
    11:30 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 6h 15m
    5:45 AM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Busbud
    2:30 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 6h 0m
    8:30 PM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Hatay Güney Turizm
    7:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 7h 30m
    2:30 AM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Lider Siirt Turizm
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 6h 30m
    6:30 PM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat
    5:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 6h 30m
    11:30 PM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Lüks Kahramanmaraş Turizm
    6:15 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 7h 15m
    1:30 AM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Öz Doğu Kars
    11:01 AM
    Istanbul
    Duration 7h 0m
    6:01 PM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Öz Elazığlılar Seyahat
    12:30 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 6h 30m
    7:00 PM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Siirt Has Bağtaş Turizm
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 4h 41m
    4:41 PM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Vip Malatyalılar Turizm
    9:30 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 4h 18m
    1:48 AM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Yeni Midyat Turizm
    12:55 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 7h 30m
    8:25 PM
    Ankara
    from$6.36
  • Lüks Adana
    8:59 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 6h 30m
    3:29 AM
    Ankara
    from$7.50

The cheapest carpooling offers from Istanbul to Ankara

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    1:20 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 4h 50m
    6:10 PM
    Ankara
    from$2.42
  • BlaBlaCar
    7:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Ankara
    from$7.26
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Ankara
    from$7.26
  • BlaBlaCar
    12:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 20m
    6:10 PM
    Ankara
    from$8.47

You want to go the other way? Check all offers from Ankara to Istanbul

Bus Istanbul Ankara: Further Information

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We have already set that you’re departing from Istanbul and arriving in Ankara in the search bar. The travel date is automatically set for a few days in advance, since people typically book 3 to 7 days before traveling. If you’d like to travel on a specific date, just select the day in the calendar to update your search.
Are you planning on returning to Istanbul? You can select the date for your return trip as well for the Ankara Istanbul bus route.
Do you want to book for more than one passenger? Then all you need to do is indicate how many people will be joining you before you start your search.
After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Istanbul Ankara bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. Beydağı Turizm offers the cheapest tickets at $5.72, while the fastest connection takes 4h 18m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
Optimize your search results based on your travel needs. You can sort by by price, departure and arrival time and filter bus stops and companies for the most relevant results.
You can also compare other modes of transportation departing from Istanbul and arriving in Ankara. In our search results, you can also compare available trains, carpooling and flights.
We hope you enjoy your bus trip from Istanbul to Ankara!

Bus stops in Istanbul and Ankara

Stations
Kentkoop Mahallesi , 06370 Ankara (Turkey)
Beştepe , 06560 Ankara (Turkey)
Ankara (Turkey)
Ankara (Turkey)
Söğütözü Mahallesi Çankaya/Ankara, Türkei , 06510  Ankara (Turkey)

Bus Istanbul to Ankara: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Istanbul to Ankara cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $5.72 and takes 5h 0m to get to Ankara. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Istanbul to Ankara bus route?

This route is connected by 1 bus company with ticket prices ranging from $5.72 to $7.50. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Ankara.

How many daily bus routes are available from Istanbul to Ankara on average?

Each day, the bus route from Istanbul to Ankara is offered by about 4 connections. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Istanbul Ankara bus route take?

Vip Malatyalılar Turizm offers the quickest bus from Istanbul to Ankara, which can take 4h 18m. Tickets for this connection cost $6.36. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Istanbul to Ankara?

For the Istanbul Ankara bus route, our search engine currently compares 2 direct bus connections with the following companies: Özkaymak Turizm

When does the first trip depart for the Istanbul Ankara bus route?

The earliest bus to Ankara departs from Istanbul at 11:01 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Istanbul Ankara bus route?

The latest bus trip from Istanbul to Ankara departs at 11:30 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Istanbul Ankara bus route?

When taking the Istanbul Ankara bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as Özkaymak Turizm. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Istanbul to Ankara?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Istanbul Ankara bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Istanbul to Ankara?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Istanbul to Ankara on your preferred travel date.

Compare Istanbul and Ankara

$0.71
$0.73
Istanbul
Ankara
A cab ride in Istanbul is 3% cheaper than in Ankara.
$0.31
$0.32
Istanbul
Ankara
A bus fare in Istanbul is 4% cheaper than in Ankara.
$1.27
$1.27
Istanbul
Ankara
A large beer in Istanbul is 0% more expensive than in Ankara.
$0.21
$0.16
Istanbul
Ankara
A bottle of water in Istanbul is 24% more expensive than in Ankara.
$2.57
$2.12
Istanbul
Ankara
A meal in Istanbul is 18% more expensive than in Ankara.

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