Transportation in Sakarya Turkey: its types and the most important features

Your guide to learn about transportation in Sakarya, Turkey in terms of its types (private or public) its quality, and whether it covers the entire city and the way it affects the investment value of the city.

Transportation in Sakarya Turkey: its types and the most important features
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2022-06-21 Last update 2022-06-21

Transportation in Sakarya Turkey: its types and the most important features

In less than an hour and a half, the tourist train from Istanbul to Sakarya will take you on a journey full of fun, beauty and scenic nature along the road between the two cities, passing through the state of Kocaeli.

Due to the importance of Sakarya and its tourist value, we talk about transportation in and to Sakarya, with a discussion about the impact of transportation on real estate prices in the city, the best real estate projects near it, and other things that are useful to know.

The most popular means of transportation in Sakarya

The municipalities and regions of Sakarya are generally distributed over a large area of ​​land that exceeds 4,895 km of land, but it is predominantly rural in most of its areas, except for the densely populated places in the city of Adapazari, which is considered the capital of the administrative state, and the Sapanca region, which has a touristic character, in addition to a number of vital areas with relative variance.

In general, Sakarya does not have a high population density, despite its proximity to the city of Istanbul, and its many aesthetic advantages, but its population is still only about one million and 61 thousand people today, meaning that the population of Sakarya constitutes only 5% of the population Istanbul, which imposes a different nature in terms of public transportation services that are available in this state.

Transportation in Sakarya

1. Municipal buses

The public transport company of the Sakarya Municipality covers transportation services in the city of Sakarya, Turkey, within most of the residential and tourist areas in the state, through dozens of land transport lines via its buses that are distributed between the city and many rural areas.

The municipal bus lines in Sakarya are distributed over 30 main bus lines, and these lines are divided into 35 sub-lines, which can be found in the following table:
Bus number
Bus line
1
SAKARYA PARK - KÜPÇÜLER - KUZEY TERMİNAL
2
GAR MEYDANI - HIZIR İLYAS
3
DEMOKRASİ MEYDANI - YEŞİLTEPE - YENİ TERMİNAL
4
KAMPÜS – ET BALIK
5
GAR MEY.- DÖRTYOL - BEŞKÖPRÜ - KAMPÜS
6
GAR MEY.- 32 EVLER - BEŞKÖPRÜ - KAMPÜS
7
DEMOKRASİ MEYDANI - YILDIZTEPE - YENİ TERMİNAL
9A
MALTEPE - OZANLAR - YAZLIK
9B
MALTEPE - ŞEKER - YAZLIK
12
YAZLIK - KAMPÜS - ESENTEPE
13
KAMPÜS - SERDİVAN - YAZLIK
14
GAR MEY. - LOJMANLAR - YAZLIK
15
KAMPÜS - YENİ SAKARYA ATATÜRK STADYUMU
17
GÜNEŞLER - ADATIP HAST. - ŞİMŞEK EVLER
18
ZİRAİ ALET. SAN. - ADATIP HAST. - YILDIZ
19K
SAKARYA PARK - HACIOĞLU - KAMPÜS
19S
OFİS GARAJ - ÇARK - SERDİVAN SİVRİTEPE TURNİKE
20
OFİS GARAJ - ALTINOVA - 32 EVLER - KAMPÜS
20A
OFİS GARAJ - SERDİVAN - BEŞKÖPRÜ
21C
UNKAPANI - S.ZAİM BULVARI - KARAMAN
21D
UNKAPANI (671 SK) - İKİZCE GİRİŞİ - KARAMAN
21K
KARAMAN - KAMPÜS EKSPRES
22C
OFİS GARAJ - UNKAPANI - OZANLAR - CAMİLİ 1
22D
OFİS GARAJ - S.KİRTETEPE CAD. - CAMİLİ 1
22K
CAMİLİ 1/2 - KAMPÜS EKSPRES
23
OFİS GARAJ - CAMİLİ 2
24
OFİS GARAJ - TOKİ - KORUCUK
24K
KORUCUK - KAMPÜS
24İ
YENİKENT İÇ HAT
25
BAYTUR İDEALKENT - OFİS GARAJ
26
KENT MEYDANI - TOYOTA H. -KAMPÜS
27
OFİS GARAJ- ATSO EVLERİ -KAMPÜS
28
KUZEY TERMİNAL - YENİ TERMİNAL
29
YENİ TERMİNAL - KAMPÜS
30
İHSANİYE GARAJ - GÖKTEPE - SÖĞÜTLÜ - FERİZLİ

As for the ride fare on public transport buses, it is done through an electronic card that is pre-filled via a phone application or from one of the outlets designated for that, with allocating types of cards to students with a relatively reduced riding fare.

As for the tariff for riding on municipal buses, it varies greatly from one line to another, and it changes from time to time according to various considerations. At the date of writing this article, the cost of municipal buses was as follows:

Bus line
The ride fare in TL
Short lines
5.45
Short lines: for school students
2.73
Short lines: for college and postgraduate students
3.82
Short lines: for the elderly (between 60-65 years old)
2.73
Short Lines: for teachers and education personnel
4.63
Long lines
6.50
Long lines: for school students
3.25
Long lines: for college and postgraduate students
4.55
Long lines: for the elderly (between 60-65 years old)
3.25
Long lines: for teachers and education personnel
5.53

The municipality has also provided a mobile application that works on smartphones, the SAKUS Mobil application, through which you can view trips, their times and specific stops, in addition to a range of other features.

2. Minibusses (Dolmuş)

Dolmuş (private minibus) is considered one of the vital means of transportation in most Turkish cities, given its ease of movement between the alleys and streets of Sakarya, and its medium size between small cars and large buses.

It runs according to the lines that the municipality determines its routes, the ride fare is paid in cash, and the fares are determined according to the number of parking spaces the passenger takes, so fares vary greatly and it is difficult to enumerate them in this article. Details of these prices with their updates can be found by clicking on the following link (cost of rides Buses in Sakarya).

3. Taxi (TAKSI)

Taxi provides smooth and easy movement between parts of the city of Sakarya and its regions, and it is an important means of transportation in this city.

Determining the taxi fare in Sakarya is related to what is recorded by the electronic meter inside the car, which is set by the time and distance officer. Private taxis in Sakarya are distinguished by their yellow color, like other Turkish cities, and these cars carry lanterns bearing the word (TAKSI).

The initial ride fare fee (meter opening) starts at the date of writing this article from 8.5 TL, and the unit of account for the fare is every 100 meters. To check the details of the fees set by the municipality, you can click on the following link (Taxi Fares Fees in Sakarya).

4. Trains

It is a train that connects Istanbul with Sakarya, which started its journey from Pendik, in the farthest Asian region of Istanbul, to Adapazari in Sakarya.

It is a relatively long-distance trip, at an acceptable cost of approximately 25 TL, with discounts for some age groups such as children and the elderly, and the ticket price is paid in cash from the slot designated for that in the stations.

Sakarya Trains

The quality and advantages of the transportation network in Sakarya

As mentioned earlier, the scattered nature of Sakarya's cities imposes a special reality that is manifested in its transportation, in terms of the intensity of the frequency of trips at peak times and the low frequency of this frequency at other times.

In general, the combination of these services, and a number of highways that serve Sakarya strongly, and ensure its connection with its surroundings and with the cities of Istanbul, Ankara, and more, all of this is in the interest of the region's residents or visitors and plays its role well.

Does the transportation network in Sakarya cover the whole city?

Referring to the schedules of Sakarya municipality buses mentioned earlier, as well as private buses, and other means gives one result, the transportation network in Sakarya, Turkey plays its role by reaching all populated and tourist areas.

The effect of the transportation network in Sakarya on the investment value of the city

It is natural that the value of real estate investment is linked to its connection with its surroundings, like other types of investment. Trade depends on its success due to the crowd and its profits depend on the high turnout of customers.

Needless to say, real estate is directly affected by transportation services, whether in Sakarya or elsewhere.

Read also: Prices Of Apartments In Sakarya Turkey In Dollars And Turkish Lira

The effect of the transportation network in Sakarya on real estate prices in Sakarya

There is no doubt that the real estate serviced by public transportation and nearby highways is worth more than any other property.

Just as real estate loses a lot of its value unless it receives an adequate amount of necessary services, its need to communicate with others is no less important than that.

In this context, Sakarya properties close to public transportation gain a clear advantage over remote properties, which naturally affects their price.

The best Imtilak real estate projects close to the transportation network in Sakarya

In the context of the impact of public transportation in Sakarya real estate prices, we refer to some real estate projects close to the most important public transportation lines in the city, and we mention them here:

Demir Sakarya Project

The Demir Sakarya project is located in the central adapazarı district of Sakarya, in the lap of beautiful nature, next to the Sapanca tourist lake, and close to the splendid natural attractions, where the green of the dense forests is connected to the beautiful blue of the lake.

The project is about an hour away from Sabiha International Airport, and only two hours from Istanbul city center.

To find out about the best available projects and attractive offers for ownership in Sakarya and among its most famous tourist areas, we advise you to contact the Imtilak Real Estate team.

Edited by Imtilak Real Estate ©

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