There are regular services between Turkey and Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland, and Greece; also Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Syria.
Turkish Airlines (THY): THY has regular flights in Boeing 737-400’s, 737-500’s, RJ-100’s, and Airbus 310-200’s, 310-300’s, and 340-300’s for Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya, Adana, Trabzon and Dalaman from the principal capitals and major cities of the world.
International airlines: Most international airlines have regular flights from all major cities of the world to Turkey’s international airports.
Information and Reservations: For more information contact THY offices or THY Online .
Passenger Ferries: Apart from numerous cruises in the Mediterranean, several foreign shipping companies have regular services to the ports of Trabzon, Samsun, Istanbul, Dikili, Izmir, Çesme, Kusadasi, Bodrum, Marmaris, Antalya, Alanya, Mersin and Iskenderun.
Car Ferries: There are several car ferries for tourists who wish to take their cars while sightseeing: Venice, Ancona, Brindisi, Bari, Istanbul, Izmir, Cesme, Kusadasi, Marmaris, 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 ➪ Istanköy (Cos)
- Marmaris ➪ Rodos (Rhodes)
- Datça ➪ Siombeki (Symi)
Information and Reservations: Turkish Maritime Lines or Online .
Train journeys can be made to Istanbul directly from and via some of the major cities Europe.
Information and Reservations: Turkish Railways (TCDD) or TCDD Online (Turkish)
- Private car: London ➪ Istanbul, approximately 3,000 km
- Northern Route: Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Turkey.
- Southern Route: Belgium, Germany, Austria, and Italy, with a ferry to Turkey.
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