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The capital’s only airport Esenboğa Airport is accessible by Belko Air municipal buses, EGO buses, taxi, and personal vehicle from central locations in Ankara like Kızılay, AŞTİ, Gar, Sıhhiye and Ulus.
You can also rent a car at Esenboğa Airport, which is located 28 km from the city center.
Belko Air provides comfortable transportation between the airport and central locations in the city, like Kızılay, Sıhhiye, Ulus, AŞTİ, Gar and Pursaklar. You can use the 45 passenger buses 442/A and 442/K by getting on at the stops opposite the exits on the domestic arrivals floor and international arrivals floor.
Buses are equipped with internet, feature hostess services and take off every 30 minutes from 5 am till 12am and every hour from 12 am to 5 am. Taking a Belko Air bus to get to the city is an affordable option.
The Esenboğa Airport is accessible by bus line 442-3, which passes through AKM, Ankara Arena and Güvenpark. The 491 bus line provides transportation between the airport and Ulus and Sihhiye but it only operates 3 times a day during the week.
Taking a taxi within the city is generally affordable since the distances are usually close to each other. But taking a taxi to the airport is a more expensive alternative because it is located 28 km away. You can try to negotiate with the taxi driver for a lower fee.
The Esenboğa Airport has two parking lots. There is a multi-story parking lot, which allows for short-term and long-term parking, and an outdoor parking lot, which only allows for short-term parking.
Esenboğa Airport is frequently used by government staff and therefore features many amenities. Those awaiting their flight in the domestic terminal can get a quick bite to eat or some coffee at Caffe Nero, Ankar Café, Bus Gate, or Bufe Ic Hat. If you prefer local Anatolian flavors head to Tadinda Anadolu. Bomonti Brasserie is ideal for those interested in international cuisine. This terminal also has fast food restaurants like Burger King.
If you’re traveling internationally, the departure and arrival terminals have many cafes, kiosks, and bars. You can also enjoy some tax-free shopping at Duty Free after you go through passport control. Both terminals have souvenir shops and kiosks that sell general items.Last Updated: September 03, 2018
The only public transportation alternative available to get to Kiel city center from Kiel Airport is by Kiel bus. There are buses with different names that are operated by various companies. Other methods of transportation to get to the city center from the airport include shuttle and transfer services, taxis, and rental car.
A large majority of buses that depart from Kiel Airport pass through Kiel city center. In particular, line 91, line 501, and line 502 provide direct transportation from the airport to the city center. Bus lines 501 and 502 run every 15 minutes. In addition to these buses there are transfer and shuttle services that are operated by the airport.
The green and orange Kielius buses depart from Terminal 1 and are operated by another company. These buses provide direct transportation to the city center. Kielius buses provide transportation to section B of the main bus station in the city center. These buses run every hour and take about 90 minutes to get to the city.
The most up-to-date ticket prices are as follows: 2.60 euros for a single-use ticket, 9.10 euros for a 4-use ticket, 7.80 euros for a day ticket, and 20.30 euros for a weekly ticket.
Taxis are readily available at the terminal exit. Taxis provide convenient and affordable transportation to the city center from the airport. The taximeter starts at 2.50 euros and runs 1.40 euros per kilometer. It costs between 17 and 21 euros to get to the city center from Kiel airport by taxi.
All local and international rental car companies are easily accessible at Kiel Airport. Booking your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online makes renting a car a the airport even more convenient. Make sure to have an internationally valid driver’s license with you. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by car.Last Updated: December 27, 2016