Eskişehir Transport

Last Updated on May 17, 2023

Eskişehir is easy to reach from Istanbulİzmir and Ankara by trainbus and car.

The Anadolu Üniversitesi Airport (AOE) has few flights.

City transport is by tramcity bustaxi and gondola. Gondola? Yes, gondola! More...


Eskişehir is a major rail nexus, serving all trains between Istanbul and AnkaraIstanbul and Konya, andİzmir and Ankara, including YHT High-Speed Trains to IstanbulAnkara 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 İnönü."

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 trains, see the pages on Istanbul—Ankara trains, İzmir—Ankara trains, and trains that serve Konya.


Eskişehir also 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

Afyon: 190 km (118 miles) N, 3 hours

Ankara: 232 km (144 miles) E, 3.75 hours

Bursa: 148 km (92 miles) W, 2.25 hours

Istanbul: 330 km (205 miles) NW, 4.75 hours

İzmir412 km (256 miles) NE, 6 hours

Konya: 333 km (207 miles) SE, 4.5 hours

Kütahya: 78 km (49 miles) SW, 1.25 hours

—by Tom Brosnahan

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