Istanbul to Canakkale Transportation

Istanbul to Canakkale Transportation
Istanbul to Canakkale by Flight (Transportation to Canakkale by flight);
Flights between Canakkale and Istanbul has started. The rates starts from 40 Euro for one way for early bookings. You can buy your tickets online @ www.thy.com The schedule from Istanbul to Canakkale is on Wednesday, Friday, Sunday around 16:10 and arrives Canakkale @ 17.05. From Canakkale to Istanbul on Wednesday, Friday, Sunday at 17:50 and arrives around Istanbul @ 18:45.
If you buy it as early as possible you can catch the lowest fares.
The flights to Istanbul operates between Canakkale Airport and Istanbul Ataturk International Airport.
There is taxi as well as bus service available in the airport to the city center. The distance between city center ( as well as Anzac Hotel) to airport is less than 3 km. The bus service works between airport and Ferry Jetty Square (Iskele Meydani), which just 30 meters away from Anzac Hotel. Anzac Hotel is located adjacent to the historical clock tower (Saat Kulesi). Alternatively the taxi would also not cost too much.

Istanbul to Canakkale by bus
If you are coming from istanbul, the buses stop at the ferry jetty square, where you can easily reach us. If you are coming from Ankara or izmir, buses usually stop at the central bus station (otogar) , which is about 8 minutes walking distance away from Anzac Hotel. You can take the free bus services to ‘ iskele meydani’ or take a taxi. It takes about 3 minutes drive from ‘otogar’ to Anzac Hotel.
There are frequent busses from Istanbul to Canakkale almost every hour in the day time. It takes around 6 hours by bus from Istanbul to Canakkale.
If your flight lands Istanbul Ataturk Airport, subway (Underground) is availabale between Istanbul Ataturk Airport and Istanbul Main Bus terminal. The companies operating between Istanbul and Canakkale are 'Canakkale Truva' , 'Kamil Koc', 'Metro', and 'Radar'.
If your flight lands 'Sabiha Gokcen Airport', then take the airport shuttles to Taksim district of Istanbul. There is a branch office of 'Canakkale Truva', and 'Kamil Koc' opposite of the German Consulate in Taksim - Istanbul.

Istanbul to Canakkale By Fast Ferry (Transportation to Canakkale by Fast Ferry);
You can take the fast ferry from ISTANBUL to BANDIRMA, which would take around 1 hour 45 minutes. The distance between BANDIRMA and CANAKKALE is around 170 Km and takes around 2 hours 30 minutes drive by coach. When you reach the BANDIRMA fast ferry port, take a taxi or minibus to main bus terminal, and take a bus to CANAKKALE from the main bus terminal of BANDIRMA. For the latest schedule and reservation of the fast ferry working between ISTANBUL and BANDIRMA, please click www.ido.com.tr
You can find the schedule of the fast ferry from Yenikapi ( Yenikapi is the name of the port in Istanbul for the fast ferry between Istanbul and Bandirma) to Istanbul.
There are several bus companies working between Bandirma and Canakkale. Please note that the bus schedule is adjusted according to the arrival times of the fast ferry coming from Istanbul.
The Schedule of the 2 most prefered bus companies from Bandirma to Canakkale are as follow
  • Canakkale Truva; 11:00 a.m., 14:00, 16:00, 17:45, 18:30, 21:00, 02:00 a.m.
  • Kamil Koc: 11:00 a.m., 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 18:00, 20:00, 22:00, 23:45

Directions to Anzac Hotel after reaching Canakkale by Car
If you are coming from Istanbul by car, after exiting the ferry jetty, take the first right to the historical clock tower, and Anzac Hotel will appear in front of you. However the road is a one way road and Anzac Hotel is located on the opposite direction of the road, therefore carry on driving till to the end of the road, then make a U turn and drive down to opposite direction, when you reach to the historical clock tower again, you can park in front of Anzac in order to take off the luaguages. We have 2 private car parks. Our Staff are Professional drivers, they can take your car to one of our car parks.

Istanbul to Canakkale By Car;
If you rent a car from Istanbul, the directions to Canakkale are as follow.
Take the E6 'pay road' to the 'EDIRNE' Direction, Exit from the pay road from the 'KINALI' Exit. Follow the road to 'TEKIRDAG', and after 'TEKIRDAG' you will pass the town 'MALKARA'. After 'MALKARA', carry on to the town KESAN. After KESAN, follow the road to CANAKKALE direction. On the road, you will pass through 'GELIBOLU' town , and finally arrive to ECEABAT. In ECEABAT, you will take the ferries to CANAKKALE.There are frequent ferries almost every hour on the hour 24 hours / 7 day. It takes around 25 minutes to cross the dardanelles strait and arrive CANAKKALE.
If the que is too long for the ferry to CANAKKALE, you can carry on the village KILITBAHIR, which is just 3 km away from ECEABAT. There are medium size ferries working between KILITBAHIR and CANAKKALE. They cross the strait in 15 minutes.

Canakkale to Istanbul By Flight;
Flights between Canakkale and Istanbul has started. The rates starts from 40 Euro for one way for early bookings. You can buy your tickets online @ www.thy.com From Canakkale to Istanbul on Wednesday, Friday, Sunday at 17:50 and arrives around Istanbul @ 18:45.
If you buy it as early as possible you can catch the lowest fares.
The flights to Istanbul operates between Canakkale Airport and Istanbul Ataturk International Airport. There are shuttles from Canakkale Airport to Iskele Meydani (Ferry Jetty Square) or vice versa. The distance is less than 3 Km. In order to reach Canakkale Airport, you can take the shuttles @ 05:45 a.m. from the Iskele Meydani (Ferry Jetty Square), which is just 50 meters to Anzac Hotel. You can also take a taxi to reach Canakkale Airport.

Canakkale to Istanbul by Bus
The busses from Canakkale to Istanbul departs every hour on the hour starting from 07:00 a.m. till midnight. After midnight the busses departs every 2 hours till morning like 1 a.m., 3 a.m., 5 a.m. and then turns its regular schedule. It takes around 6 hours trip by bus. The busses to Istanbul gives 20 minutes break on the road to Istanbul, near a town called Tekirdag.

Canakkale to Istanbul by Fast Ferry;
The fast ferry Works between Bandirma and Istanbul. The distance between CANAKKALE and BANDIRMA is around 170 Km and takes around 2 and half hours (sometimes 3 hours) drive by coach. For the latest schedule and reservation of the fast ferry working between BANDIRMA and ISTANBUL Yenikapi port, please click www.ido.com.tr
When you reach to Bandirma main bus terminal, you need to take a taxi or minibus to go to the fast ferry port. The distance is around 3 km.
There are several bus services from Canakkale to Bandirma
  • Kamil Koc Bus Company departs @ 07:00 a.m., 09:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 13:00, 18:00, 20:30, 22:00, 01:00 a.m.
  • Canakkale Truva Bus Company departs @ 09:00 a.m., 21:00 and 22:30