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Introducing Balıkesir


This coastal city, which includes 22 small islands, is a popular tourist destination. Balıkesir, which is called Ida in Homer's "Iliad", is also famous for its healing waters. If you want to take a break from stressful city life and breathe wonderfully fresh air, we suggest you place Balıkesir at the top of your holiday destinations list.

Balıkesir is known for:


Culinary History and Art Seaside Swimming Wellness

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Bursa (177 km)
Çanakkale (161 km)
Manisa (132 km)
CURRENCY
Turkish Lira (TRY)

COUNTRY CODE
+90

ELECTRIC POWER
C, E, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.70

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€12.62

Average Temperature

Balıkesir airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

The Balıkesir city center is 90 km from Edremit Koca Seyit Airport and cannot be reached directly by public transport. You can get transport from the airport to Edremit, Burhaniye or Ayvalık and catch a connecting service from there to Balıkesir.

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TAXI:

You can also get to the Balıkesir city center using the 24-hour taxi service that runs from the airport. However, please bear in mind that the taxi fare for the 90 km trip is around TRY 200 and takes about 1 hour.

Average taxi price: TRY 200

CAR RENTAL:

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