Transport for Safranbolu, Turkey

Last Updated on May 22, 2019

o get to Safranbolu, drive a rental car or take a bus to Karabük—there are direct buses from both Istanbul and Ankara—then a taxi or local city bus to Safranbolu, specifically the Çarşı district down in the valley beyond modern Safranbolu.

Safranbolu has no train service. The nearest major airports are at Ankara, Istanbul and Samsun.

Distances & Travel Times

Amasra:70 km (44 miles) N, 1.5 hours

Ankara:225 km (140 miles) S, 2.75 hours

Bartın: 60 km (37 miles) N, 1.25 hours

Bolu: 145 km (90 miles) SW, 2.5 hours

Istanbul:390 km (242 miles) W, 4.5 hours

Karabük: 10 km (6 miles) SW, 15 minutes

Kastamonu: 100 km (62 miles) E, 1.75 hours

Sinop:300 km (186 miles) NE, 4 hours

—by Tom Brosnahan

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