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Marguerite&Jim 10th March 2018 16:19

Altinkum to eşme
 
Im planning on traveling to eşme on March30/31st, does anyone know the best way to get there by bus? Also recommendations for a cheap hotel would be appreciated, I plan to stay overnight before getting the ferry to Chois. Thanks

35pluschips 10th March 2018 16:45

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
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Originally Posted by Marguerite&Jim (Post 1146290)
Im planning on traveling to eşme on March30/31st, does anyone know the best way to get there by bus? Also recommendations for a cheap hotel would be appreciated, I plan to stay overnight before getting the ferry to Chois. Thanks

I've done it by car & caught the ferry to Chios, I would imagine a coach/bus to Izmir & then one out to Cesme. Customs at both ports.
Nice little Island when I was last there, not sure what the situ is now because they have had an influx of refugees.
Some nice shops, hotels & restaurants there, plus ferries that take you to mainland Greece.

suzyq 10th March 2018 16:50

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
You need to get a bus to Izmir otogar and then change for the Cesme bus. Before you get on the Cesme bus you need to check with the man who is standing by it to make sure there are seats available. You don't need a ticket as you pay on the bus. Some one will come round once the bus gets underway for the money.

The bus is white with Cesme written down the side.

The catamaran leave at 9 am and takes about 20 mins. It's about a 10 to 15 minute to walk from the town to the port.

Yildez Datca 10th March 2018 17:09

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
Yes, Datca to Izmir with Pammukale at 11:00, then small bus to Cesme. You'll be in Izmir around 5:00pm, not sure if that's in time to catch the last ferry to Chios? Otherwise, you'll need to go to Marmaris for an earlier bus, I think Pammukale have one every hour.

35pluschips 10th March 2018 17:28

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
There's a real nice hotel just as you get into Cesme, very Europeanish, done a night there, not cheap but more than catered for our creature comforts.

When we done the first crossing the sea was rough & I mean rough, most ferries were cancelled but some old sea dog was up for going. We didn't know any of this till we got beyond the sea wall & out into open sea. The ferry only took two cars (tug boat), I should've smelt a rat when I saw the sailors lashing the cars to the deck. Turns out we were on the edge of a storm & ferries in & out of Chios were cancelled for the next couple of days.............its a full page on my CV now.

Kanga 10th March 2018 17:38

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
Does Chios know you are coming????

suzyq 10th March 2018 17:42

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
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Originally Posted by 35pluschips (Post 1146303)
There's a real nice hotel just as you get into Cesme, very Europeanish, done a night there, not cheap but more than catered for our creature comforts.

When we done the first crossing the sea was rough & I mean rough, most ferries were cancelled but some old sea dog was up for going. We didn't know any of this till we got beyond the sea wall & out into open sea. The ferry only took two cars (tug boat), I should've smelt a rat when I saw the sailors lashing the cars to the deck. Turns out we were on the edge of a storm & ferries in & out of Chios were cancelled for the next couple of days.............its a full page on my CV now.

Did you stay at the Piril Hotel?

Marguerite&Jim 10th March 2018 18:10

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
Hi Yildez, I will be going to Altinkum for a couple of days before my trip to Chois, so wanted to know best way from there, it looks like Izmir and then bus to eşme, thanks.

Marguerite&Jim 10th March 2018 18:12

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
kanga, please don’t warn them, they might close the port. ;-)

Yildez Datca 11th March 2018 05:51

Re: Altinkum to eşme
 
[QUOTE=Marguerite&Jim;1146310]Hi Yildez, I will be going to Altinkum for a couple of days before my trip to Chois, so wanted to know best way from there, it looks like Izmir and then bus to eşme, thanks.[/QUOTE

When you arrive in Altinkum dolmus station, ask if there's a local service to Cesme, you might be lucky!!!


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