BUDO passenger ferryboats are the fast and easy way to travel between Istanbul and Bursa. More...
Car & Passenger Ferryboats
Fast car ferries operated
Deniz Otobüsleri A Ş (known as
pronounced "EE-doh") speed
between Istanbul's Yenikapı
on the south shore of the Sea
of Marmara 6
times daily (more frequently in summer),
voyage in 75 minutes, connecting Istanbul with
towns in the Aegean
From Yalova you
can take a bus (every
30 minutes, 55 km/34 mi, less than an hour) to
main bus terminal. From the
bus terminal you can take city Bus 38 or a taxi to the city center (30 to 45
(Note that the passenger-only ferries plying between Istanbul's Eminönü and Sirkeci docks and Bursa's docks at Güzelyalı and Mudanya may get you to Bursa faster than the Istanbul—Yalova
car ferry because the land journey is
shorter, and to reach the center of Bursa you can ride the Bursaray—Bursa's
metro—, avoiding heavy urban
traffic you may encounter going from Bursa's main bus terminal to the city center. More...)
You can make
reservations and buy
your ferry tickets online,
in English, but the procedure is fairly complicated and may not work. More...
There are snack bars serving snacks,
sandwiches, hot beverages and soft
drinks on board the vessels.
Deniz Otobüsleri A Ş
Kennedy Caddesi, Yenikapi
Hızlı Feribot İskelesi
Tel: +90 (212) 455 6900
Fax: +90 (212) 517 3958
Several other ferry routes can take you across the Sea of Marmara, and may offer advantages. More...
The fast car ferry terminal
in Yalova, Turkey.