How to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia?

How to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia?

It’s very far. The most comfortable option is to rent a car and drive it.

You can take a tour (so as not to run around with tickets and not to feel sick at stops).

Alternative options that allow you to save a lot of money are to take a regular bus, which is used by local residents. Getting to the bus station is easy – ask a local, just say “Marhaba, Otogar nerede?” and he will show you the direction.

The cost of a one-way ticket is approximately 100 lira. Departure times from Istanbul are 20:30 and 20:45, the journey takes 12 hours. Return departure from Nevsehir to Istanbul at 20:00. In the summer, given the increase in tourist flow, the time of departures and the price may differ.

You can buy a ticket online at Go to the site and hover your mouse over the top tab with the inscription online işlemler and select the inscription Bilet satın al. Further, in the window that appears on the right, you can already select the English interface language and start the process of searching for tickets.


By metro bus you can get to Kayseri or Nevsehir

Buses depart from Istanbul to Kayseri several times a day: 00:25, 10:30, 14:30, 18:00, 19:00, 21:00, 22:00, 23:00. The price of a one-way ticket on the Istanbul-Kayseri route is 90 lira, and the return ticket is 80 lira.

From Istanbul to Nevsehir departure at 8:00 and 22:00, the ticket price is 90 lira, in the opposite direction 80 lira.

To buy a ticket online, go to the site and select the interface language in the upper right corner (there is English). Then we proceed to the search for flights and selection.

Buses Kamil Koç

Kamil Koch is a large company that operates throughout Turkey and provides a very high level of service.

Departure from Istanbul to Nevsehir three times a day at 5:00, 20:00, 22:30, ticket price is about 100 lira. In the opposite direction, the ticket price is also 100 lire.

The bus departs from Istanbul to Kayseri at 00:15, 10:00, 11:30, 15:00, 18:00, 20:30. The ticket price is 90 lire, the return ticket costs the same.

You can buy a ticket on the site, but unfortunately, the interface is only in Turkish. Therefore, you either have to either be patient or enlist someone’s help.

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