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Turkish Airlines (THY):
THY has regular flights on Boeing 737-400's, 737-500's,RJ-100's, and Airbus 310-200's, 310-300's, and340-300's to Ankara,Istanbul,Izmir,Antalya,Adana,Trabzon and Dalaman from principal capitals and major cities of the world.

International airports:
Regular flights from all major cities of the world come to Turkey 's international airports.

Ankara (ESB) (Esenboga) is 35km (22 miles) northeast of the city. THY buses go from the city one hour 30 minutes before domestic flights and two hours 15 minutes before international flights. There is a taxi service available into the city. Airport facilities include incoming and outgoing duty free shops, bank/bureau de change, and restaurants and bars.

Istanbul (IST) (Atatürk, formerly Yesilkoy) is 24km (15 miles) west of the city (travel time - 30 to 50 minutes). A coach ( THY bus) goes every 15 minutes to the THY terminal. There are taxi services to the city. Airport facilities include incoming and outgoing duty free shop, bank/bureau de change, bar, restaurant, and car hire ( Avis, Budget, Hertz and Europcar ).

Izmir (IZM) (Adnan Menderes). A THY bus leaves from the city one hour 15 minutes before departure. Airport facilities include bank/bureau de change, bar and restaurant.
Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) is 40km (25 miles) from Istanbul, on the Asian side. There are shuttle bus services to the city (travel time - 30 to 45 minutes) and to Atatürk International Airport (travel time - 60 to 70 minutes). Taxis are available 24 hours a day. Facilities include duty free shops, bank, ATMs, business center and restaurants/cafes.
There are other international airports at Adana, Antalya, Dalaman and Trabzon.

Passenger Ferries: Apart from numerous cruises in the Mediterranean,several foreign shipping companies have regular services to the ports of Tarbzon,Samsun,Istanbul,Dikili,Izmir,Cesme,Kusadasi,Bodrum,Marmaris,Antalya,Alanya,Mersin and Iskenderun.

Car Ferries:
There are several car ferries for tourists who wish to bring their cars while sightseeing: Connections run from Venice, Ancona, Brindisi and Bari to Istanbul, Izmir, Cesme, Kusadasi, Marmaris and Antalya.

Lines between Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus:

  • Tasucu-Girne
  • Alanya-Girne
  • Mersin-Gazimagosa

Ferry lines between Turkey and the Greek Islands :

  • Ayvalik-Midilli ( Lesbos )
  • Cesme-Sakiz (chios)
  • Kusadasi-Sisam ( Samos )
  • Bodrum-Istankoy (Cos)
  • Marmaris-Rodos ( Rhodes )
  • Datca-Sombeki (Symi)

Total: 8,607 kilometers

Standard Gauge: 8,607 km 1.435-m gauge (2,131 km electrified) (2002)

Train journeys can be made to Istanbul directly from and via some of the major cities in Europe. Total: 8,607 km

Train journeys can be made to Istanbul via some of the major European cities. The journey from London takes three days: Eurostar to Paris, Orient Express or EuroCity to Vienna (overnight), EuroCity to Budapest and finally the TransBalkan to Istanbul. There is a weekly sleeper from Moscow. InterRail tickets are available in the European part of Turkey as far as Istanbul. Other international rail routes go to Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Germany and Serbia and Montenegro.

Private Car: London-Istanbul,approximately 3,000 km.

Northern Route: Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey.

Southern Route: Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, with a ferry to Turkey.

There are regular bus services between Turkey and Austria, France Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland, and Greece as well as Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Syria.

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