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How Do You Get To The Princes' Islands in Istanbul, Turkey?

Published Date
22 January 2023, 01:30
How Do You Get To The Princes' Islands in Istanbul, Turkey?
Onur Koçak

Onur Koçak

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Princes Islands Ferry Schedules and Route Information Routes You Can Use To Go To The Princes Islands

There are many sea transportation options to make a full day trip to Princes Islands from Istanbul.

How do you get to the Princes Islands from Istanbul Turkey?

The Princes' Islands are flooded by many visitors, especially in the spring and summer seasons. However, although it is extremely easy to reach, it is natural that you do not know the answer to the question of how do you get to the Princes Islands if you have not been before.

There are many different piers you can use to go from Istanbul to the Prince Islands. It is also possible to reach the islands by taking the ferry from regions such as Izmit and Yalova. Let's take a look at how do you get to the Princes' Islands from all these different points together.

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We told you that there are many ways you can use to go from Istanbul to the Prince Islands. If you live on the European side, you can easily reach the island by ferry services to the Princes Islands, which depart from Eminönü, Kabataş and Karaköy piers. On the Anatolian side, ferry services to the Princes Islands depart from piers such as Avcılar, Maltepe, Kartal, Bostancı and Kadıköy.

Princes Islands Istanbul ferry schedule

How do you Get to the Princes Islands from Kartal?

If you are worried about how to get from Kartal to the Prince Islands, do not worry. There are ferry and motor services from Kartal pier to the Princes' Islands. You can reach the island in half an hour from Kartal pier via Prenstur motor services.

How do you get to Princes Islands from Büyükçekmece?

Just like from Kartal, ferry services from Büyükçekmece to the Princes Islands have been organized since 2017. However, it should be noted that compared to Kabataş, Karaköy and Eminönü piers, voyages are made at a much lower intensity. For this reason, we recommend that you check the departure times on TURYOL's website before starting your journey.

How do you get to Princes Islands from Yeşilköy?

To go from Yeşilköy to the Prince Islands, you can take the Adalar ferry of Mavi Marmara departing from the green village. At the end of the 1-hour journey, you will set foot on the Prince Islands.

How do you Get to Princes Islands from Avcılar?

You can reach the Prince Islands via the Avcılar Prince Islands ferry services from Avcılar pier. Thanks to the Prince Islands ferry services that have been organized since 2017, it is possible to go to the Prince Islands with a 3-hour long journey.

How do you get to the Princes Islands from Ankara?

In addition to holidaymakers coming from cities bordering the Marmara Sea, the Princes' Islands welcome many visitors from different provinces of our country. To answer the question of how to get to the Prince Islands from Ankara, one of these provinces, we can say that the easiest way is to come to Istanbul.

If you are going to Istanbul by plane, you can reach the Princes Islands by going from Ankara to Sabiha Gökçen Airport and from there to Bostancı or Kadıköy pier. If you land on the European side, you can easily reach Karaköy or Eminönü pier with the shuttles in front of the airport. If you prefer the highway, we can say that the closest option is the Bostancı pier.

How do you get to the Princes Islands from Izmir?

Just like Ankara, the shortest way to go from Izmir to the Princes Islands is to stop by Istanbul first. If you go to the European side, you can use the Karaköy, Eminönü and Kabataş piers to reach the Princes Islands. On the Anatolian side, your best alternatives are Kadıköy and Bostancı piers.

You can use the routes listed above to have an unforgettable holiday in the Princes Islands or to make an island tour, and you can reach the island by using the ferry services such as TURYOL and Mavi Marmara from different piers in Istanbul.

Although there is transportation to the Princes Islands from our cities such as Yalova and Izmit outside of Istanbul, it should be said that the ferry services are very few and on certain days. For this reason, if you want to reach the Princes Islands from other provinces, the most reasonable option is to use Istanbul as an intermediate stop.

For more information about the princes islands, you can visit the Princes Islands History page.