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Ferries and Boats in Turkey

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Turkish Ferries and Boats

Especially in Marmara, Aegean and the Meditarranean of Turkey, you can travel between coastal cities and towns by local ferry, which is a good way to get around Turkey.

Ferry Journey

A ferry journey in Istanbul is a pleasurable must when travelling from one side of Turkey to the other. Ferries operate between Eminonu, Karakoy and Besiktas on the European shore and Kadikoy and Uskudar on the Asian side.


There are many routes serving the Marmara Region around Istanbul and some routes go further a field to Bursa, Izmir and Canakkale. Daily car and passenger ferries run between Turkey's Mediterranean coast mostly from the port of Tasucu near Silifke to Girne on the northern coast of Cyprus.

Express Boats and Car fFrries

Express boats and car ferries sail up and down the coast, in the Sea of Marmara, Aegean and the Mediterranean, to towns and islands large and small. Please note that, there may be queues in the summer months.


For more information about ferry and boat timetables, please contact the following companies.

Ferries and Boats in Turkey

Yenikapi Ferry Dock, Fatih, Istanbul