TRANSPORTATION TO THE CITY
ROAD TRANSPORTATION: Balikesir is located 391 km from Istanbul, 545 km from Ankara, 154 km from Bursa and 181 km from Izmir. There are different bus companies coming to Balikesir from these points and from many other points.
AIRLINE TRANSPORTATION: Koca Seyit Airport which is located in Edremit can be used to come to Balikesir by plane. Reciprocal flights are made to Ankara and Istanbul. For further information: http://www.korfez.dhmi.gov.tr/
RAILWAY TRANSPORTATION: People can reach Balikesir from Izmir, Manisa, Eskisehir and Ankara by train. For further information: http://www.tcdd.gov.tr/
SEAWAY TRANSPORTATION: Transportation to Balikesir by seaway can be done only from Istanbul by sea buses up to Bandırma and then roads can be used to reach the city center.
Bus route of Balikesir Metropolis Municipality which works for 24 hours from bus terminal to Public Transportation Center (Toplu Taşıma Merkezi-TTM) can be used for the transportation in the city center. Moreover, other buses in TTM may be used to go to the destination. For further information: http://www.balikesir.bel.gov.tr/Sehir_Ici_Toplu_Tasıma.aspx
TRANSPORTATION TO THE CAMPUS
Balikesir University is located at 17 km southwest of Balikesir on the way to Cagıs. For the transportation of campus and city center, buses working from KYK to campus and private minibuses can be used.
DORMITORIES AND ACCOMADATION
Dormitories of Credit and dormitories Institutions, private dormitories for girls and boys, private apart hotels and rented houses can be used for accommodation.