Bus from Istanbul to Ankara

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Facts about the bus from Istanbul to Ankara

Cheapest Bus$5.87
Fastest Bus4h 41m
Earliest Bus12:30 AM
Latest Bus11:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes4 Ø
Distance217.2 miles
Bus CompaniesBusbud, Şanal Turizm, Ankara As Turizm, Beydağı Turizm, Hatay Güney Turizm, Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat, Öz Doğu Kars, Öz Elazığlılar Seyahat, Star Mardin Turizm, Urfa Hassoy Turizm, Vip Malatyalılar Turizm, Yeni Aksaray Seyahat, Yeni Midyat Turizm, Çorum Kargı Turizm
Do you want to travel by bus from Istanbul to Ankara?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses from Istanbul to Ankara and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. 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 from Istanbul to Ankara over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Istanbul and Ankara which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Ankara, alternative destinations from Istanbul, and the most popular airport shuttles from Istanbul and Ankara.

The cheapest bus routes from Istanbul to Ankara

Today
from $5.87
Tomorrow
from $5.87
09/26
from $5.48
09/27
from $5.87
09/28
from $8.48
09/29
from $6.52

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

  • Busbud
    3:00 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 7h 30m
    10:30 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$5.87
  • Şanal Turizm
    12:30 AM
    Istanbul - Dudullu
    Duration 6h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$5.87
  • Ankara As Turizm
    11:30 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 6h 15m
    5:45 AM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Beydağı Turizm
    2:00 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 7h 0m
    9:00 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Hatay Güney Turizm
    7:00 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 7h 30m
    2:30 AM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 6h 30m
    2:30 AM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Öz Doğu Kars
    11:00 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 7h 0m
    6:00 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Öz Elazığlılar Seyahat
    2:00 PM
    Istanbul - Dudullu
    Duration 6h 30m
    8:30 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Star Mardin Turizm
    1:58 PM
    Istanbul - Harem central bus station
    Duration 7h 30m
    9:28 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Urfa Hassoy Turizm
    2:30 PM
    Istanbul - Dudullu
    Duration 6h 30m
    9:00 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Vip Malatyalılar Turizm
    8:00 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 4h 41m
    12:41 AM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Yeni Aksaray Seyahat
    10:30 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 6h 30m
    5:00 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Yeni Midyat Turizm
    12:55 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 7h 30m
    8:25 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$6.52
  • Çorum Kargı Turizm
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    Duration 7h 30m
    4:30 PM
    Ankara - Central bus station
    from$7.18

The cheapest carpooling offers from Istanbul to Ankara

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    12:00 PM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 20m
    5:20 PM
    Ankara
    from$3.51
  • BlaBlaCar
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 0m
    11:00 AM
    Ankara
    from$4.68
  • BlaBlaCar
    2:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 20m
    7:20 AM
    Ankara
    from$7.02
  • BlaBlaCar
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Duration 5h 20m
    11:20 AM
    Ankara
    from$7.02

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Bus Istanbul to Ankara: Further Information

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By the way: For the route from Istanbul to Ankara, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
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)
Söğütözü Mahallesi Çankaya/Ankara, Türkei , 06510  Ankara (Turkey)

FAQs about the bus route Istanbul to Ankara

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

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $5.87. Compare offers to save money!

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

The fastest bus from Istanbul to Ankara starts at 4h 41m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Istanbul to Ankara?

The earliest bus to Ankara from Istanbul 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 Istanbul to Ankara?

The latest bus trip from Istanbul to Ankara starts at 11:30 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.

Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Ankara?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Istanbul to Ankara. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Ankara from Istanbul.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Istanbul to Ankara?

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 bus for the Istanbul - Ankara 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 does the bus from Istanbul to Ankara have?

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 Istanbul to Ankara on your planned travel date.

Compare Istanbul and Ankara

$0.72
$0.75
Istanbul
Ankara
A cab ride in Istanbul is 4% cheaper than in Ankara.
$0.32
$0.33
Istanbul
Ankara
A bus fare in Istanbul is 4% cheaper than in Ankara.
$1.30
$1.30
Istanbul
Ankara
A large beer in Istanbul is 0% more expensive than in Ankara.
$0.21
$0.16
Istanbul
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A bottle of water in Istanbul is 24% more expensive than in Ankara.
$2.64
$2.17
Istanbul
Ankara
A meal in Istanbul is 18% more expensive than in Ankara.

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