Çatalhöyük is about 750 km from İstanbul. Train is one of the best choices.
There’s a direct high speed train to Konya from İstanbul, and then a regional train to Çumra.
Go to Pendik train station.
Take Istanbul-Konya (YHT) train to Konya. It’ll take about 04:40 hours (647 km).
Take Konya-Karaman train to Çumra. It’ll take about 00:34 hours (44 km).
Catalhoyuk is in Konya province, 52 km southeast of city center, 13 km from closest town, Cumra. There’s no regular public transport service to Çatalhöyük. During summer, there’s minibus service between between Çumra and ruins. For rest of the time, agreeing with a taxi at Çumra for a roundtrip transport is the best option.
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