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Ferries to Turkey

Turkey sits between south-east Europe and western Asia, with the Black Sea to the north and Mediterranean Sea to the south.

As a culturally and geographically diverse country, it is an ideal destination for any type of holiday. It boasts dramatic mountains, ancient bazaars and of course, exquisite food.

The largest city, Istanbul, has cultural surprises hidden around every corner. With the magnificent Blue Mosque dominating the skyline, wander through the winding streets where you’re likely to stumble into the labyrinthine Grand Bazaar. Here you can spend hours drinking tea, bargaining over stall prices and simply immersing yourself in the Turkish way of life.

Away from the wonderfully chaotic bazaars is the Topkapi Palace, which provides a comprehensive insight into the nation’s history. It was once the court of the Ottoman Empire but now houses an array of fascinating artefacts, treasures, courtyards and palace rooms.

If you’ve had your fill of cultural history, stroll through the Istanbul Modern Museum to admire its impressive collection of 20th Century paintings and media exhibitions.

Along the southwestern coast lies one of the world’s finest walking trails, the Lycian Way. It is approximately 540 km of mountainous paths, stunning coastline views, pine forest treks and ancient Lycian ruins.

Eating together is a fundamental part of Turkish heritage and the cuisine itself hails mainly from Ottoman, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influences. Cheese, eggs and spicy sausages comprise a typical breakfast. For lunch and dinner, locals usually feast on a mezze of Mediterranean vegetables with light and delicious lamb kebabs and a warm glass of çay, a popular tea.

There are a number of ferry routes to Turkey departing from the neighbouring Greek islands. Frequent, high-speed crossings are available from Chios to Cesme, Kos to Bodrum and Rhodes to Fethiye.

You can also sail from Kyrenia in Cyprus to Tasucu in southern Turkey which takes a little longer, with a few crossings provided every week.

What is the cheapest ferry to Turkey?

The cheapest prices are typically during off peak times and low seasons. Ferry Compare prices with our deal finder to find the cheapest deals.

Which ferries go to Turkey?

Ferries to Turkey sail from Cyprus, the Dodecanese Islands and the Aegean Islands.

Which ferry companies go to Turkey?

There are 3 popular ferry operators for Turkey. These include Dodecanese Flying Dolphins, Turyol and Akgunler.

What are the ferry ports in Turkey?

The main ferry ports our selected ferry routes travel to include Turgutreis, Bodrum, Mersin and Kucukkuyu.

What Islands have ferries to Turkey?

You can get a ferry to Turkey from the Dodecanese Islands (Kos, Kalymnos, Kastellorizo), Aegean Islands (Lesbos, Samos and Crete).

How long is the ferry to Turkey?

Ferries to Turkey can take between 20 minutes and 2.5 hours depending on the route. The quickest ferry crossing is Kastelorizo to Kas. This route takes approximately 20 minutes and is operated by Dodecanese Flying Dolphins with 14 weekly sailings.

Turkey reviews

  • "Over to Turkey"

    Only 45 minutes on boat but enjoyable. Boat clean and comfortable. Meant to be on 1800 boat but staff allowed us on 0800 boat with no fuss.

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  • "Kos to Bodrum"

    Very effıcıent and quıck crossıng. Used before and wıll agaın..

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  • "Kos to Bodrum ferry "

    Pleasant trip served its purpose

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  • "Excellent"

    Easy, comfortable and on time. Definitely recommend

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