There are ferry boats leaving from Kabatepe Harbor generally every 2 hours between 05.00 a.m. and 11.00 p.m. The rounds are more frequent on the weekend. In case of congestion, the number of trips is further increased. For hours of ferries servicing the Island: http://www.gdu.com.tr/

Distance of Gokceada to nearby provinces by land:
Istanbul 350 km
Bursa 270 km
Izmir 320 km
Distance of Gokceada to nearby provinces by sea:
Canakkale 53 km

If you are coming from Istanbul with your personal vehicle;

Travel on TEM or E5 towards Tekirdag, Malkara, Kesan and Gelibolu respectively, you'll see the Kabatepe sign with ferry symbol 5 km before Eceabat at National Park junction, take a right to reach Kabatepe harbor. There, you can take the ferry to Gokceada. It takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes from Kabatepe to Gokceada. You will be required to pay a ferry fee of 30 TRY for the vehicle and additional payment for each person in the vehicle.

If you are coming with your personal vehicle from Bursa, Izmir, Mugla, Bandırma direction;

Take the ferry boats from Canakkale to Eceabat available every 30 minutes, then travel for another 10 minutes, follow the Kabatepe sign with ferry symbol in the National Park junction, then take a right to reach the Kabapete harbor. There, you can take the ferry to Gokceada. It takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes from Kabatepe to Gokceada. The cost of ferry from Çanakkale to Eceabat is 30 TRY for the vehicle, plus additional payment for each individuals in the vehicle. Be sure to indicate that you'll transfer to Gokceada when purchasing the ferry ticket, as this will allow you to transfer to Gokceada free of charge!

If you will be traveling from Istanbul with a bus;

Truva Tourism has two trips, one in the morning and one in the evening, from Istanbul directly to Gokceada every day. The daytime trip leaves at 11.00 a.m. from Esenler, the night trip leaves at 01.30 a.m. from Esenler. Truva has an extensive network of shuttle services in Istanbul that you can make use of 🙂 If you take the night trip at 01.30 a.m., you'll reach Gokceada at 08.30 a.m.
Alternatively, there are many more bus trips from Istanbul to Eceabat during the day. You may travel to Eceabat, get off the bus and immediately get on the minibus (in Eceabat Harbor) to Kabatepe to reach the ferry for Gokceada in about 15 minutes. It takes approximately 4-5 hours from Istanbul to Eceabat. You will pay 2.00 TRY per person for the ferry to Gokceada.
When you take the ferry from Kabatepe, you will arrive at Kuzu Harbor. Kuzu Harbor is about 7 kilometers away from Gokceada's center. When you get off the ferry, you can take the minibuses at the corner or a cab to reach the town center.

If you are traveling by bus from the Anatolian side of Istanbul;

Take a bus to Canakkale and get off at the Canakkale pier, take the ferry to Eceabat leaving in about thirty minutes, then take the minibus to Kabatepe near your landing (Eceabat Harbor) to reach the ferry for Gokceada in about 15 minutes. It takes approximately 4-5 hours from Istanbul to Eceabat. You will pay 2.00 TRY per person for the ferry to Gokceada.
Furthermore, the ferry boat from Canakkale pier travels directly to Gokceada in Thursday and Friday evenings, you may learn more about it on site and reach the Island more easily. To learn about the trips: http://www.gdu.com.tr/