Transport – Gallipoli Peninsula

Dardanelles Car Ferries

Big ferryboats carry cars and pedestrians between Çanakkale on the Anatolian shore with Eceabat and Kilitbahir on the Gallipoli peninsula. More…

Public Transport on Gallipoli Peninsula

Except for minibuses running from Eceabat via Kilitbahir and Alçıtepe (Krythia) village to Seddülbahirvillage at the southern tip of the peninsula (Cape Helles), there is no public transport on the parts of the peninsula that have the most significant battle sites.

There is no public transport to ANZAC Cove.

Hiking Gallipoli

If you’re a good hiker you can visit the highpoints of the northern battlefields on foot in a day, using taxis to start and end. More…

Loop Road

one-way loop road starts at Kabatepe Ferry Dock (Kabatepe Feribot İskelesi), on the western shore of the peninsula, and winds up through the hills past the most significant battle sites, including Quinn’s PostJohnston’s JollyLone Pine (Kanlı Sırt) and Chunuk Bair (Conkbayırı). More…

Local Day-Tours

guided day-tour is a good way to explore Gallipoli, both because it provides transport and the best way to see the most in a short time; and because a guide will show you spots and relate stories picked up from long experience here. More…

Distances & Travel Times

Çanakkale: ferry & taxi, about 45 minutes (from Kabatepe)

Edirne: 224 km (139) N, 3.25 hours

Istanbul: 318 km (198 miles) E, 4.5 hours

İzmir: 314 km (195 miles) S, 6 hours

—by Tom Brosnahan


Dardanelles Car Ferries

Gallipoli Battlefields

Hiking Tour of Gallipoli

Anzac Day Commemorations

Gallipoli & Çanakkale Maps

About Çanakkale

Thrace & the Dardanelles

Sea of Marmara

Aegean Turkey

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