Here’s my İzmir Region Transport Map.
Turkish Airlines operates at least a dozen flights daily between Istanbul and İzmir’s Adnan Menderes Airport, and at least four daily flights between İzmir and Ankara. The cheaper alternatives, Atlasjet, Pegasus Airlines, Onur Air and Sun Express, have flights as well.
Here’s info on airport transport.
İzmir‘s Büyük Otogar (bus terminal; map) is huge and busy, with bus service to all parts of the country. Minibuses shuttle between İzmir and Selçuk (Ephesus) and Kuşadası about every 20 minutes throughout the day. More…
Bus service between Istanbul and İzmir runs in conjunction with IDO fast catamaran ferries four times daily, and one overnight. You depart Kabataş (Istanbul), stop at Bursa, Balıkesir and Manisa, and arrive in İzmir less than 7 hours later—or vice-versa. More…
Here are distances and travel times.
Basmane Gar (train station) is İzmir’s main rail terminus, with train service east to Ankara on the İzmir Mavi Tren and Karesi Ekspresi, and south to Adnan Menderes Airport, Selçuk (for Ephesus) and as far as Nazilli and Denizli (for Pamukkale). More…
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