Travel by Ship & Ferry in Turkey

Turkey is surrounded by water, which makes ships and yachts a good way to get around. Here’s a map.

Several Turkish ports of call are popular with cruise shipsMore…

Many Istanbul region and Sea of Marmara routes are served by İstanbul Deniz Otobüsleri A.Ş. (İDO), a private company that operates fast catamaran car ferries and passenger ferries.

SEA OF MARMARA

Fast, sleek İDO catamaran car ferries zoom across the Sea of Marmara from Istanbul‘s Yenikapı Feribot Terminalı to Güzelyalı (for Bursa), to Yalova (for İznik and Bursa), and to Bandırma (for Çanakkale and İzmir). More…

Also, İDOBus passenger-only catamarans depart Istanbul‘s Kabataş ferry docks for Bursa‘s Güzelyalı docks numerous times daily. More…

DARDANELLES/GALLIPOLI

Car ferries cross the ancient Hellespont (Çanakkale Boğazı) between Eceabat on the Gallipoli Peninsula and Çanakkale, and Gelibolu and Lapseki, with some additional service between Çanakkale and KilitbahirMore…

GREEK ISLANDS to TURKEY

Feries and passenger catamarans connect Greece’s Aegean islands with the Turkish mainland, providing frequent service in summer, and useful (but less frequent) service year-round. More…

INTER-ISLAND GREEK FERRIES

Here’s all the info on ferries from one Greek island to another, and to AthensMore…

ÇEŞME (İZMİR)-ITALY

Currently there are no direct ferries between Çeşme (the port west of İzmir), and Brindisi and Ancona in Italy, but you can go via Greece. More…

TURKEY-CYPRUS

Ferries also cross to Turkish Cyprus from several cities along Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, including AlanyaMersin and Taşucu (Silifke). More…


Air Travel

Bus Travel

Car Travel

Train Travel

Yacht Charters

Transportation

Maps of Turkey

Where to Go

Visit our Facebook group:

Best Travel Agencies