Amasya Transportation

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    The 15-hour ordeal from Safranbolu

    by Tijavi Written Jun 22, 2006

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    Coming from Safranbolu, I was presented with two options to get to Amasya. First one was through Karabuk, where you wait for an Istanbul-Amasya bus along the highway - not an enticing option considering the uncertainties. So I took the second (and one that was recommended by locals in Safranbolu) option of taking a bus to Ankara and catching Amasya-bound buses from there. Although a bit circuitous, it made sense given that Ankara is a hub.

    Everything went smoothly from Safranbolu - found a 10:30 AM bus to Ankara by Safran, the earliest I could find (at least two other buses leave later at around 12 noon; the bus companies' offices are in Kirankoy, so you have to take the dolmus from Carsi to Kirankoy) - until the bus left Safranbolu late by 30 minutes. And that's when problems started to crop up.

    Because our bus was late, I missed the 2:30 PM bus to Amasya from Ankara by a nail-biting 10 minute, and the next bus wasn't until 6 PM. Apparently, there is only one company that operates bus services from Ankara's otogar - Amasya Mertur. So I had no choice but to spend three hours in Ankara's otogar (it's a mammoth terminal, but I was so unlucky that day as the Internet cafes we're having technical problems), and worse, arrive in Amasya at an ungodly 12 midnight!

    Fares and contact details:
    Safranbolu - Ankara (4 hrs): YTL 12
    Company: Safran
    Tel: +(90370) 7254050 / 7254800 / 7252724

    Ankara - Amasya (5 hrs): YTL 20
    Company: Amasya Mertur
    Tel (Ankara): +(90312) 4444 44 05

    Ankara otogar (bus terminal)
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    From Bogazkale to Amasya

    by MalenaN Written Jul 3, 2004

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    The dolmush from Bogazkale to Sungurlu leaves from the village square when it is full. It costs 1 500 000 TL.

    If you are going to Amasya you should ask the driver to be dropped at Mavi Ocak, a restaurant by the road outside Sungurlu. Some buses to Amasya stops here for lunchbreak. I had tea and sat down and waited almost an hour until the next bus came. To Amasya I paid 10 000 000 TL and it took about three hours.

    Amasya otogar is 2 - 3 km outside the cýtycentre, but most buscompanýes has a free service in to town.
    You just tell them where you are going and hopefully you will be dropped right there. I was dropped just outside Yuvam Pension on Atatürk Caddesi (but then I had difficulties to find the entrance to the pension).

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    From Amasya to Sivas

    by MalenaN Written Jul 3, 2004

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    Here the difficulties to find a ticket for a bus leaving about that time I wanted started. I went round to several bussoffices in town but they all only had eveningbuses to Sivas. I absolutly wanted to leave earlýer to have the afternoon in Sivas. Finally a woman in one of the offices explained I had to go to the otogar, there was a company there with a bus 11.30. Luckely I passed one more company before I left for the otogar and they did have a bus at eleven. It was with Kent buscompany and they had a pickup at the office half an hour before the bus left.

    The ticket was 15 000 000 TL and the busride took about tree hours.

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    Bus station.

    by Tdiver Updated Sep 12, 2006

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    Unsure where the location of the bus station is as didn't have time to go see but below is the main number.
    Apart from the 3 local bus companies i list on other pages,there are more which serve the city.

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    Bus travel to and from Amasya

    by maykal Updated Nov 6, 2003

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    We arrived by bus and left by bus, in the direction of Samsun. There are plenty of buses on this route, as it is the main way of travelling between the Black Sea and the South-East...some of the buses passing through were en route to Diyarbakir, a marathon slog of 27 hours!! The journey to Samsun takes only 3-4 hours, from where there are buses heading to Sinop to the West, and Trabzon to the East.
    The bus station is a good few kilometres from the centre of town, so walking is only for the sadistic. There are dolmuslar which shuttle into town regularly...the only problem is knowing where to get off! getting to the bus station is easier, as the bus companies have offices in the centre of town adn run their own shuttle services which should depart in time for the buses...ours was late though, which seemed to worry the man in the office more than it worried us...I would have happily spent a few more hours in Amasya.

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    Distances to Amasya

    by traveloturc Written Jun 19, 2009

    Ankara: 335 km (208 miles), 5 hours

    Bogazkale: 85 km (53 miles), 1.5 hours

    Cappadocia (Urgup): 400 km (250 miles), 7 hours

    Çorum: 92 km (57 miles), 1.75 hours

    Giresun: 339 km (211 miles) E, 6 hours

    Istanbul: 685 km (426 miles), 10.5 hours

    Samsun: 130 km (81 miles), 2.25 hours

    Sinop: 220 km (137 miles), 4 hours

    Sivas: 225 km (140 miles), 4 hours

    Trabzon: 500 km (311 miles), 8 hours

    On the road again )))

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    Plane to Samsun, Then Bus to Amasya

    by voyageur2 Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Amasya has no airport. However Samsun is 130 kms far from it and there are regular flights to Samsun from Istanbul and charters from Germany in summertime. Look at my Samsun transportation page for information.
    After arrival to Samsun there are two options:train or bus.
    according to the info in government site of Amasya departure from Samsun:08.20
    Arrival to Amasya:11.22(3 hrs approx.)
    There are many bus firms connecting Amasya to Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and Samsun.
    444 00 18
    Amasya (0358)218 88 03
    Istanbul (0212)658 36 66
    Ankara (0312) 224 06 05
    Izmir (232) 472 0005
    Amasya(0358) 212 37 75
    (0358)212 87 00

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    Metro Turizm Bus

    by June.b Written Jul 17, 2011

    It's always a safe bet with Metro Turizm bus everytime. I bought my ticket at the Buyuk Otogar (Grand Bus Terminal) in Istanbul. I just pack couple of shirts and pants and left the rest of luggage in my favorite hotel in Istanbul, and off I go to Amasya. It's the same route as the road I took before in Amasra -- the black sea coast route.

    Fare was TL50 Istanbul-Amasya on a 10-hour or so trip.

    I left noontime at the buyuk otogar in Istanbul passing through some scenic routes and arriving Amasya otogar at past midnight already.

    Metro bus is competing with other big bus lines with individual TV, mostly turkish or dubbed in turkish movies as usual, though somehow it kept me entertained, while napping every now and then.

    Wifi is not working on this bus though. The steward will tell you if it's your destination already as the bus will continue on to it's final destination.

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