Çatalhöyük is about 600 km from İzmir. Train is a comfortable choice with a sleeper.
There’s a direct overnight train to Konya from İzmir, and then a regional train to Çumra.
Go to Basmane train station.
Take Konya Mavi (İzmir-Konya) train to Konya. It’ll take about 12 hours (689 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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