Safranbolu is within at west of Black Sea Region of Turkey 65 kms inland from the sea. Safranbolu is a district of Karabük province which is only 8 kms away from Karabük. It is Anatolian Climate in the region. City center is built on an interesting geological structure which joins 3 separate canyons. Around the Safranbolu; there are Bolu, Köroglu and Küre Mountains extensions. Area of the district is 1013 km2 and most of them are forest.
It has been surrounded by Karabük (Ovacık-Eflâni District), Kastamonu (Araç District), Bartın (Ulus District )Province. It is possible to reach to Safranbolu and Karabük via Gerede, Kastamonu, Bartın highway and you can find bus to Ankara, İstanbul, Zonguldak, Bartın, Kastamonu, Samsun, Trabzon, İzmir from Safranbolu. Municipality buses and minibuses ply between Karabük-Safranbolu. Besides it is possible to reach Karabük city center by railway from Zonguldak and Ankara.