Transport for Ayvalık, Turkey

Ferries run daily in summer between Ayvalık and the Greek island of Lesvos (Mytileni), less frequently at other times of year; but the fare is extraordinarily high that most people choose to use other Greek-Turkish ferries, such as from Çeşme to Chios, Kuşadası to Samos, Bodrum to Kos, or Marmaris to Rhodes.

For full ferry information, dates, times, fares and reservations, click here.

Otherwise, transport to and from Ayvalık is by car andbus.

Distances & Travel Times

Assos (Behramkale):130 km (81 miles) NW, 2.25 hours

Balıkesir104 km (65 miles) E, 1.75 hours

Bandırma: 200 km (124 miles) NE, 3.5 hours

Bergama:50 km (31 miles) SE, 50 minutes

Bozcaada (Geyikli İskelesi): 133 km (83 miles) NW, 2.75 hours

Bursa:300 km (186 miles) NE, 5 hours

Çanakkale:200 km (124 miles) N, 3.5 hours

Dikili:30 km (19 miles), 30 minutes

Istanbul (via Bandırma ferry): 200 km (124 miles) NE, 3.5 hours, plus 2-hour ferry voyage to Istanbul(Yenikapı)

Istanbul (via Yalova ferry): 355 km (221 miles) NE, 6 hours, plus 45-minute ferry voyage to Istanbul (Yenikapı)

İzmir:240 km (149 miles) S, 3.5 hours

Selçuk (Ephesus):320 km (200 miles), 5.5 hours

—by Tom Brosnahan


About Ayvalık

Assos (Behramkale)

Balıkesir

Bandırma

Bergama

Bozcaada

Çanakkale

Dikili

Aegean Turkey

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