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Travel to Turkey by Road and with Ferry lines


Turkey has an extensive network of well maintained roads linking its towns, cities,and popular tourist areas. When arriving from Europe, the Bosphorus crossing to Asia has been greatly facilitated by the completion of the istanbul bypass, and the two Bosphorus (Bogazici) bridges which lead to the Istanbul - Ankara Expressway. The E80 and E90 are the two main roads leading to Turkey from European borders, they also link the Iranian and Iraqi borders. These expressways have been constructed according to Asian and Middle East International road network standards.  Private car : London - Istanbul, approximately 3,000 km.
Northern Route : Beigium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey.
Southern Route : Beigium, Germany, Austria, Italy, with a ferry to Turkey.



Turkey has extensive network of domestic and international ferry and ship lines. Passenger Ferries: Apart from numerous cruises in the mediterrenean, several foreign shipping companies have regular services to the ports of Trabzon,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 take their cars: Venice, Ancona, Brindisi, Bari, Sochi, Istanbul, lzmir, Cesme, Kusadasi, Marmaris, Antalya, Trabzon.

Lines between Turkey and 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)