The İDO ferryboats that operated from the Kabataş docks have been moved to the Beşiktaş and Yenikapı docks.
Fast İDO catamaran passenger ferries running on these routes (map).
Şehir Hatları Ferryboats
Slower Şehir Hatları ferries depart Beşiktaş and Eminönüfor Üsküdar on the Asian shore of the Bosphorus every 30 minutes on the hour and half-hour from 07:00 am to 09:30 am, and from 16:30 (4:30 pm) to 20:00 (8 pm) Monday through Friday.
Şehir Hatları ferries also steam from Eminönü to the Asian car ferry dock of Harem, with its Asian-shore intercitybus terminal, Monday through Friday several times between 07:10 am and 09:10 am, and 17:50 (5:50 pm) and 19:15 (7:15 pm).
The stern of a traditional Şehir Hatları Istanbul ferryboat, the best place to sit to enjoy the view and a glass of tea.
Dentur Avrasya Ferryboats
Dentur Avrasya ferryboats depart from their own Kabataş dock for Üsküdar on the Asian shore and for Bosphorus cruises. More...
BUDO Ferries to Bursa
Bursa Deniz Otobüsleri (BUDO) runs catamaran ferries from Eminönü to Bursa (Mudanya) in 2 hours, after which which you take a city bus and the Bursaray Metro to reach the center of Bursa. More...
—by Tom Brosnahan