Eskişehir is easy to reach from Istanbul, İzmir and Ankara by train, bus and car.
The Anadolu Üniversitesi Airport (AOE) has few flights.
City transport is by tram, city bus, taxi and gondola. Gondola? Yes, gondola! More...
Eskişehir is a major rail nexus, serving all trains between Istanbul and Ankara, Istanbul and Konya, andİzmir 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 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
İzmir: 412 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