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Anadolu Jet, operated by Turkish Airlines, flies to/from Ankara daily (from ₺70, 100 minutes). A municipal minibus meets flights at Çanakkale Airport and travels into the city centre (₺3); by taxi it's around ₺30


The easiest way to get to/from Çanakkale on public transport is by bus. The city's otogar (bus station) is around 7km east of the centre, just off the highway to Bursa, but many buses pick up and drop off at the ferry dock. If not, local bus 9 (₺2) trundles down the hill to the city centre; buy a ticket from the newsstand at the otogar. Metro Turizm and Truva Turizm offer the most frequent service schedules, but other companies also service the city.

Ankara (₺90, 10 hours) Ten daily on Kamil Koç and Pamukkale.

Bursa (₺45 4½ hours) Two daily on Metro.

Edirne (₺45, 4½ hours) At least two daily on both Truva and Metro.

İstanbul (₺65, six hours) Services to Büyük Otogar in Esenler on the city's European side (Metro and Truva) and to Ataşehir Otogar near Kadıköy on the Asian side (Truva).

İzmir (₺55 to ₺60, 5¾ hours) Via Ayvalık (₺40 to ₺45, 3¼ hours) At least one service daily on both Truva and Metro.


Ferry services are all handled by Gestaş, which has a modern and spacious ticket office and waiting room in Çanakkale.

Most ferries depart from the main ferry dock.

Bozcaada (₺15, passenger ferry only). One daily Tuesday to Sunday summer only.

Eceabat (₺3/35 per person/car, 25 minutes) Departs every hour on the hour between 7am and midnight, and every one to two hours after that.

Kilitbahir (₺2/30 per person/car, 20 minutes) Departs every 30 to 60 minutes between 6am and 11.45pm.


Dolmuşes to Troy (₺7, 35 minutes, hourly) leave on the half-hour between 9.30am and 5pm from a station at the northern end of the bridge over the Sarı River in Çanakkale and drop passengers at the archaeological site's car park. During summer, the first dolmuş departs Çanakkale at 7.30am and the last departure back from Troy leaves at 8.15pm.