Transportation to and around Safranbolu

Safranbolu is six hours away from Istanbul if you travel by bus. Metro offers a direct bus route from Istanbul. The bus will leave you at Karabuk, which is a modern town on the hillside above Safranbolu and you could walk down 2 kms. to Safranbolu. Alternatively, you could opt for a Dolmus that operates between Karabuk bus station and the Safranbolu main square.

You could also travel from Amasra to Bartin by a minibus and then take a bus that will take you to Safranbolu.