By Car: There are many possible ways to get to Bodrum. The roads are generally tarred and in fair condition. However extreme caution must be taken while driving in Turkey. Most of the roads are not fenced off and villages and town are located in close proximity to main roads, therefore it is highly possible to encounter problems. When you reach Istanbul, You can get on to the fast ferry that operates between Yenikapi / Istanbul and Bandirma. The trip is 1h 45m. From Bandirma, the route to follow is respectively ; Balikesir, Manisa, izmir, Soke, Milas and finally Bodrum. The distance is approx. 800 km.