Travel distance From Izmir, it takes about 45 minutes to drive to Alacati. For those who come with their own vehicles from Istanbul; after getting off Yenikapi-Bandirma ferry, driving through Balikesir, Manisa, Izmir, it takes proximately 4 to 5 hours to get there. By bus from Istanbul and from Izmir Metro, Ulusoy and Kamil Koç companies have regular buses from Istanbul to Izmir. It is also possible to take a bus goes directly to Alacati in about 50 minutes from Izmir or Uckuyular garage.