easy to reach from Istanbul, İzmir and Ankara by train, bus and
The Anadolu Üniversitesi Airport (AOE)
has few flights.
is by tram, city
bus, taxi and gondola. Gondola? Yes,
a major rail nexus, serving all trains
and Ankara, Istanbul and Konya,
and Ankara, including YHT
High-Speed Trains to Istanbul, Ankara and Konya.
Daytime trains use the Eskişehir
Garı, the city's main train
station at the northern end of Mustafa
Kemal Atatürk Caddesi (map). The nearest
tram stop is "İsmet
Trains passing through Eskişehir at
night usually use the Enveriye
Garı 2.7 km (1.7 miles)
west of the Eskişehir Garı (map). The Enveriye
Garı is only open at night.
For information on individual
see the pages on Istanbul—Ankara
trains, and trains that serve Konya.
has a large, busy Otogar (bus
terminal) to the east of the city center,
reachable by tram (Otogar
stop). As with trains, many buses traveling
from east to west and north to south
in Turkey stop here, so you have your
choice of destinations.
Eskişehir has two Estram tram
lines that meet at the Çarşı stop
in the market district in the city
center. Here's a map.
The closest stop to the Eskişehir Garı
(train station) is İsmet İnönü.
Distances & Travel Times
km (118 miles) N, 3 hours
km (144 miles) E, 3.75 hours
km (92 miles) W, 2.25 hours
km (205 miles) NW, 4.75 hours
km (256 miles) NE, 6 hours
km (207 miles) SE, 4.5 hours
km (49 miles) SW, 1.25 hours
—by Tom Brosnahan