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Introduction to Bursa

Bursa is a region.

Bursa has a population of 2,994,521 people.

One of the best attractions in the region is Grand Mosque of Bursa. This mosque gets top reviews from travelers from all over the world.

Another popular attraction in the region is Koza Han. This attraction is a tourist attraction and is one of our top recommendations for travelers.

The best local hotel is Ramada Hotel Gemlik. This accommodation has an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 by 115 guests.

Top services in Bursa

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in Bursa, Turkey. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 40 airlines that fly to Turkey. Browse the 7 top-rated tours available to you in Bursa. Compare the rates and services of the 3 types of places to stay in Bursa and the 4 car rental companies offering CDW insurance coverage. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in Bursa.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to Bursa, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of Bursa on your vacation in Turkey.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in Bursa from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the region of Bursa!

Learn more about Turkey

There are many reasons to visit the region of Bursa, but a trip to Turkey needs no explanation.

Exploring Turkey, which spans 783,562 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. Turkey offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Grand Mosque of Bursa, Koza Han, and the Uludag National Park, you’re all set for a unique and memorable travel experience in Turkey.

Click or tap the link below to discover more about Turkey.

What to see in Bursa

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Bursa has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the region.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the region of Bursa.

Top attractions in Bursa

Home to plenty of top attractions, Bursa is more than just a wonderful region in Turkey. Bursa is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of Turkey.

One fascinating sight in Bursa is the unforgettable Grand Mosque of Bursa. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the region, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Bursa.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in Turkey, check out our list of top attractions in Bursa below. Discover the best places to visit in Bursa, including the fascinating Grand Mosque of Bursa, Koza Han, Uludag National Park, Ağlayan Çınar, and Suuçtu Falls.

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Things to do in Bursa

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Enrich your travel experience in Bursa by joining tours and activities. Bursa offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurous excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the region.

Discover the most popular experiences in Bursa below.

Most popular experiences in Bursa

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the region of Bursa.

Bursa offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Historical Tours, Bus Tours, and Walking Tours are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in Turkey.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in Bursa by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in Bursa

Travelers in Bursa can choose from 7 categories of top-rated tours and tickets.

By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes Bursa one of the best travel destinations in Turkey.

Bursa also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers a unique experience in the city. The affordable Bursa Full: guided day tour, Solo;Couple;Small Group is the cheapest tour in the region, and is a popular Full-day Tour. This experience costs around 37 EUR and allows travelers a great time in Bursa. This Full-day Tour is available in 1 language: Arabic. Around 2 travelers have given this activity an average rating of 1 star out of 5.

Secure an unforgettable experience for your upcoming trip to Bursa and book a top-rated tour in the region. Discover the best tours, activities, and tickets in Bursa below.


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Discover the best things to do in Bursa. Choose from 7 fantastic tours and activities available in the region.

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Vacation packages in Bursa

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The best and easiest way to visit Bursa is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in Turkey.

Booking a vacation package to Bursa means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in Bursa to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to Bursa is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find 18 unique vacation packages to Bursa, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the region of Bursa.

Popular types of vacations in Bursa

The most popular way to experience Bursa is by visiting the region as part of a road trip across multiple destinations in Turkey. However, it is also common for travelers to go to Bursa on both shorter and longer getaways, to get a break from everyday life, relax, and experience something new.

With Guide to Europe you can find road trips, city breaks, and weekend getaways in Turkey, ranging from budget to luxury. Whether you’re planning a multi-day road trip across Turkey, or you just want to enjoy a few days exploring Bursa, there is a vacation package for you.

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Top vacation packages in Bursa

Travelers have a great selection of vacation packages to choose from in Turkey. In fact, you can choose from as many as 18 different top-rated vacation packages to take you to Bursa, and even more if you expand your search to include a bigger area of Turkey.

To help narrow your choices down, here are some of the best vacation packages for exploring the region of Bursa.

For an epic vacation, discover Bursa and other top destinations in Turkey on a top-rated holiday like the 10-Day Turkey Road Trip from Bursa traveling west to Izmir. This vacation package provides travelers with tons of opportunities to experience not only the most popular attractions in Bursa, but also in other top places to visit in Turkey. If Ağlayan Çınar, Grand Mosque of Bursa, Bursa City Museum, Heykel, and Uludag National Park are on your bucket list, this is the perfect vacation package for you.

If you would like to go on a budget vacation in Bursa, book the popular Cheap 3-Day Turkey Road Trip Vacation in Bursa and spend as little as 229 EUR. This vacation will take you on a journey to experience some of the most incredible attractions and sights in Bursa, including the fantastic Grand Mosque of Bursa, Suuçtu Falls, Emir Sultan Mosque, Ağlayan Çınar, and Grand Mosque of Bursa.

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Discover and compare 18 vacation packages that take you to the wonderful region of Bursa.

The best flights, hotels, and activities in Bursa get fully booked quickly. Use the search tool below to find the best vacation packages in Turkey. Your customized holiday package to Bursa is only a few clicks away!

How to get to Bursa

To get to the region of Bursa the fastest way possible, travelers from outside Turkey can travel by plane. International travelers can fly to Bursa by booking flights with any of the 2 airlines that offer direct flights to Yenişehir airport. Some airlines that operate flights to Yenişehir airport are Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, SalamAir, Thai AirAsia, and TAAG Angola Airlines. Go to this page to compare all flights to Bursa.

To reach the region of Bursa, travelers can choose from various airport transfer options available at Yenişehir airport.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to Bursa, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you. Discover more about the cheapest and most popular flights to Yenişehir airport and Bursa below.

Find cheap flights to Bursa

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Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to Bursa, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in Turkey. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to Bursa, Turkey, in August.

The cheapest one-way flight to Bursa costs around 134 EUR and is offered by the airline Turkish Airlines.

The cheapest round-trip flights to Bursa cost approximately 31 EUR in total. The departure flight leaves on May 4 and the return flight is scheduled on May 24. The flight time is around 2 hours per way.

The return flight is operated by Esenboğa International.

Use the search tool below to find the cheapest flights to Turkey and the region of Bursa from your city of departure.

Popular flights to Bursa

Travelers visiting Bursa in Turkey can fly to Yenişehir airport directly from 86 destinations worldwide.

The three most popular routes to Yenişehir airport and the region of Bursa in Turkey depart from Yenişehir airport in Bursa, Turkey, Benina International airport in Benghazi, Libya, and Djibouti–Ambouli International airport in Balbala, Djibouti.

Travelers can fly to Turkey by choosing from from 1 weekly flight(s) from Bursa; from 1 weekly flight(s) from Benghazi; and from 1 weekly flight(s) from Balbala.

The airline that operates most flights to Turkey is Egyptair. Egyptair offers 1 scheduled flight routes to Turkey.

Discover the most popular flights to Bursa below. Click to view flights to Bursa, Turkey from destinations all across the globe.

Where to stay in Bursa

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An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a region as fantastic as Bursa is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in Bursa usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown Bursa offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the region allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in Bursa and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in Bursa planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

In Bursa, you'll find 3 different types of places to stay catering to every taste, budget, and reason for travel. For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in Turkey can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in Bursa. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the region, allowing access to many of the top attractions in Bursa.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in Bursa in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in Bursa

A trip to the fascinating Bursa, Turkey, means opportunities to relax at any of the 3 different types of places to stay in the region. Overall, travelers can choose from the following: 56 hotels, 3 cottages and 2 vacation rental apartments. While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that Bursa provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Among all these choices available in the region, Ramada Hotel Gemlik is one of the top picks of travelers in Bursa.

The hotel is located at Istanbul-bursa Karayolu Hisar Mah. Gemlik Girisi and boasts many great utilities, including Air conditioning, Airport shuttle, and Gym.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in Bursa. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

In Bursa, travelers looking for an economical yet top-rated place to stay usually choose Akide Butik Pansiyon. For approximately 23 EUR, guests can book a comfortable Unknown at this popular hotel.

Below is a list of all 3 different types of places to stay in Bursa. Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in Bursa

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in Bursa for the unique experience they provide. So if you're the kind of traveler who prefers staying at hotels, you'll be glad to know that the region is home to around 61 hotels.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in Bursa provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in Bursa are created equal, finding the best in the region often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in Bursa.

If comfort, convenience, and affordability are your non-negotiables, check out Ramada Hotel Gemlik, the top 4-star hotel in the region. When all you need is a pleasant place to rest and sleep in between your activities in Bursa, the highest-rated 3-star hotel, Otel Familia, is for you.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the Bursa. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

Click the arrows or swipe the list to see each hotel's ratings, reviews, locations, rates, and more. You can read detailed descriptions of each hotel by clicking the cards.


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Use the Accommodation Search tool below to find available stays in the region of Bursa on specific dates. This handy feature also allows you to compare prices and amenities.

Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the region of Bursa that match the information provided.

Car rental in Bursa

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Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in Bursa. Bursa has 4 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in Bursa start from 24.94 EUR per day or 174.55 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is a Peugeot 208.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in Bursa, starting from 23.69 EUR per day or 165.83 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Hyundai I10.

Learn more about the different types of cars you can rent in Bursa, Turkey, below.

Popular types of car rental in Bursa

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the region of Bursa to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in Bursa can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore Turkey at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in Bursa is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in Bursa is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the region of Bursa.

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Get ready to hit the road and explore the beautiful region of Bursa. Find the best deals on a variety of popular car rentals in Bursa, Turkey, or any other destination in Europe by using the search tool below.

Enter your pick-up and drop-off location, driver's age, and dates. Click the green button to view your options.

Popular destinations to visit after Bursa

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The region of Bursa is just one of the many unique and scenic destinations you can visit in Turkey. So if you're itching for another cultural adventure, a relaxing road trip, an action-filled city break, or a memorable weekend getaway, know that Turkey has it all.

Turkey is calling, and the country is asking you to experience its culture and diversity to the fullest! Take the opportunity to visit other captivating places in Turkey that are as magical as the region of Bursa. The most popular travel destinations in Turkey are listed below. Click on the name of the place you want to explore next to learn more about it.

All the best destinations in Turkey

When unsure of where to go next, use the map below. This map shows the locations of all the best destinations in Turkey. Use the map to plan your trip and find the best routes.

Domestic flights from Bursa

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A taste of Turkey through a visit to Bursa can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from Bursa to another remarkable destination in Turkey.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the region of Bursa to other spectacular locations in Turkey, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

Popular domestic flights from Bursa

Travelers in Turkey can catch flights to domestic airports in Trabzon, Erzurum, Muş, Ankara, and Diyarbakır. Domestic flights in Turkey are operated by 1 airline: Turkish Airlines. There are around 5 scheduled flight routes operating to Bursa on a weekly basis.

From Bursa, travelers can book scheduled flights to 5 domestic destinations.

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Traveling to another city or region in Turkey? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from Bursa to different local destinations.

Enter all the necessary information and click or tap on the Search button to see a list of the available domestic flights in Turkey on the selected dates.