How to Reach Assos

By car

Coming from Istanbul there are some possibilities to cross the Canakkale strait:

* Gelibolu - Lapseki (20 dak)
* Eceabat - Çanakkale (15 dak)
* Kilitbahir - Çanakkale (7 dak)
Gestas ferryboats crosses the strait every half an hour.  After crossing the strait it takes approximately an hour to reach Assos via Ezine- Ayvacık

Ferryboat timetable:

By bus

There are no direct bus lines from the big cities to Assos. One can reach Assos by taking a bus of Truva, Kamil Koc or Varan to either Ayvacik, Kucukkuyu, or Altinoluk from where there are mini buses who drive to Assos on an hourly basis. If you would prefer, you could choose for a taxi instead of the mini buses.

By plane

From Istanbul planes depart for both Canakkale and Edremit from where one can reach Assos by mini buses or taxi.

Mini buses timetable :


Assos - Ayvacık                17 km
Assos - Küçükkuyu           60 km
Assos - Çanakkale            90 km
Assos - İstanbul              450 km / 6-7 hours
Assos - İzmir                   290 km / 3-4 hours
Assos - Ayvalık               115 km
Assos - Ankara               690 km
Assos - Eskişehir            450 km    
Assos - Bursa                 300 km