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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
Rhodes, also known as the pearl of the Aegean, is home to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Colossus of Rhodes, and is the largest of the Twelve Islands. Rhodes has been a home to the history since the ages before the birth of Christ, and it still continues to do it today. The works and traces of the empires that left their mark in history, such as the Romans and the Ottomans, put Rhodes in an important place in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This gorgeous city attracts many tourists due to its long coastline and the charm of its warm climate. There is also a private marina for tourists.
Diagoras Airport is open to international flights and located 15 kilometers away from Rhodes city centre. Means of transport in the city is very limited. Buses are used extensively in the city, where taxis are the other prominent alternative. There are also ferries providing transportation if you wish to visit the rest of the Twelve Islands.
You can take the buses if you arrive at Diagoras Airport inside service hours, otherwise you can take a taxi to go to your destination in the city. If you want to make a pleasant journey in Rhodes, which has a small city centre, you can also rent a car.
You will be surprised by the colours of the taxis in Rhodes. Stylish and appealing taxis with navy blue and white colours are located at the exit of the terminal building. Although there are sometimes queues as the airport is quite busy, taxis, which are in service 7/24, provide fast transportation.
Buses run on two lines, east and west, in Rhodes, which is a small and appealing holiday spot. There is a distance of 300 meters between the bus stops and the airport. You can take the orange coloured buses to get to the city centre from the airport. There is a bus service approximately in every 20 minutes between 06.35 and 23.00. You can get the bus tickets from the airport.
As the airport traffic is quite busy, sometimes buses are overcrowded and there are long queues at the taxis. You can rent a car to stay away from these problems and the waste of time. Rent a car companies at the airport such as Avis, Hertz, Budget, Europcar and Sixt provide reasonably priced and quality vehicles 7/24.Last Updated: April 03, 2017