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You can easily get to Antalya Airport, which is located 13 kilometers away from Antalya city center, by the municipal buses and HAVAŞ shuttles departing from the city center as well as you can take a taxi or travel by car. In addition, you can also rent a car from the car rental companies that have offices in the city center.
One of the best alternatives to reach the airport from the city center is to take advantage of HAVAŞ shuttle services passing through Serik Street, Gazi Boulevard, Dumlupınar Boulevard, Antalya Coach Station, Akdeniz University, Atatürk Boulevard and 5M Migros in Konyaaltı.
Journey by HAVAŞ shuttles takes about 45 minutes. The cost you need to pay for this shuttle service is not as affordable as municipal buses, yet it is less costly compared to taking a taxi.
You can reach Antalya Airport by taking the buses which depart from the coach station and pass through the city center. Journey by the bus number 600 takes about 40 minutes.
If you are going to visit Antalya through a tour operator, there is a high possibility that you can reach the airport from your hotel by free shuttle services. In addition, large hotels and holiday resorts also have free shuttle services at certain times. Before setting off, it would be quite useful for you to find out about the transfer services provided by tour operators or your hotel and make your journey plan accordingly.
Taxi is also an alternative way of transportation you can prefer to reach the airport from the city. If you don't know much about your destination, and especially if you are visiting the city for the first time, taxis will take you to the airport from Antalya city center or from the surrounding holiday resorts in a short time.
The initial taxi fare in Antalya is more affordable than in Istanbul and other major cities. You can reduce the amount you need to pay thanks to a little bargain before you take the taxi.
Just as in other airports, it would be much more affordable for you to get to Antalya Airport by alternative transportation options other than traveling by car. Especially if you have to leave your car at the airport for a long time, you may have to pay parking charges in high amounts. Parking for the first 15 minutes at Antalya Airport is free of charge; after 15 minutes, you are charged hourly.
If you want to get to Antalya Airport by taking the advantage of car rental option, you can find the car rental offices of Hertz, National, Alamo, Europacar, Budget, Filo, Aytucar, Travelium and Avis in the city center. You can reach the airport directly in a short time by renting a car from one of these companies.
Online booking or making a reservation by phone will save you time and prevent potential mishaps before you get to the city center to rent a car.
If you are traveling internationally, there are a plenty of options you can enjoy shopping for perfumery, alcoholic beverages, and chocolate varieties in the duty-free area of Antalya Airport. Many stores such as Duty-Free Store, Arrival Shops, and Toys & Sweets in Terminal 1 are at your service if you want to buy souvenirs for your loved ones as well as if you want to enjoy shopping at more affordable prices.
If you want to eat or drink something, you can choose from Gloria Jean's Coffees, Via Bus Gate, Via Cafe and Take Off at the food court. Cafe Rigeletto, Burger King, Sbarro Pizza, Simit Sarayı and Subway are also other fast food alternatives at the airport if you need something to eat faster and they are ideal for those who want to catch their flight as soon as possible.
Ice-cream parlor is a meeting point for those who want to cool off, especially during the summer months.
If you have enough time to catch your flight, the Deepo Shopping Mall is another alternative you can spend your time. This shopping mall, which is just opposite the airport, offers discounted outlet products of many brands.Last Updated: May 08, 2017
Ataturk Airport, which is located in Istanbul, is being used for air transportation to Bandırma, one of the most beautiful holiday resorts in Marmara Region. It takes about 3 hours to get to the center of Bandırma from İstanbul Atatürk Airport.
You can get to Yenikapı by metro which you can take from the airport and you can easily reach to the center by transferring to Bandırma ferries here. You can reach to Bandırma from the airport by rental cars, private vehicles and passenger services besides the metro and ferry. Taxis can be an alternative for this trip, but taking a taxi would be costly because of the distance between.
The most practical and time-saving method is to transfer to the ferry after metro. If you prefer a more comfortable journey, you have a chance to use the private passenger services.
In order to continue your journey towards Bandırma after you arrive at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, you must first transfer to the metro, which has a direct connection with the airport terminal. You can reach Yenikapı by the M1 metro passing through the airport. You can get to the Bandırma Ferry Pier by taking the fast ferries from here. You can continue to your destination in Bandırma by a taxi from the pier. It takes 35 minutes to reach Yenikapı with the metro. Metro is also one of the fastest means of transportation for this route.
YH-1 buses, which you can take from the exit of the incoming passenger terminal, take the passengers to the ferry port in Yenikapı. Especially when the traffic is heavy, buses can take longer than the metro. However, if you are not in a ruch, you can go to the pier with busses, which is an economical and easy option, and you can continue on your way with the ferry. You can find the buses at Atatürk Airport at the exit of the international terminal.
Getting to Bandırma from Ataturk Airport by taxi is a much more costly method; taxis are usually used for transportation to the ferry pier in Yenikapı. The average amount you need to pay for taxis on this route varies according the condition of the traffic, but usually it is around 40-50 TL.
You can also get detailed information about the average fare by talking to the taxis waiting for you at terminal exit. There are also taxis at the airport for which you can pay by credit card. If you want to make a payment by card, you can specify this preference before boarding the taxi. Once you arrive at the Yenikapı port by taxi, you can take to the ferries here.
Once you reach the Yenikapı from the airport with the metro, you can transfer to Bandırma ferries here. Bandırma ferryboats, carrying their passengers to Bandırma, depart from Yenikapı every day at 07:00 and 18:30. You can get on the ferry at 7 am with your car.
Ferry times can change at certain times of the year. For that reason, before you make your travel plans, it is useful to review the current travel schedule on the internet and plan accordingly. The journey to Bandırma takes about 130 minutes.
If you are traveling with your own vehicle, you can reach Bandirma by following different routes from Istanbul Atatürk Airport. The distance from Istanbul to Bandirma is approximately 120 kilometers and you will have to travel for about 3 hours. If you get on the ferry with your car, the journey duration would be reduced to 2 hours and 10 minutes. Considering the intense traffic of Istanbul, getting on the ferry from Yenikapı will be a much faster and more comfortable choice.
Before you start your journey, you can book online and arrange a special transfer vehicle for your journey. With these transfer vehicles that can respond to your different needs whether you are travelling with your family or a group of friends, you can either go to the Yenikapi port or continue to Bandırma.
The fare you pay for these vehicles depends on the type of vehicle selected, the number of passengers and the distance traveled. Another advantage of the transfer vehicles is that they offer direct transfer service, which is especially convenient for those traveling with heavy luggages.
Havataş services that you can take from Atatürk Airport terminal is one of the fastest alternatives to get to Yenikapı port. The fare of Havataş services is not as low as the metro and bus but it is much more convenient than taxi and special transfer services.Last Updated: January 18, 2018