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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
You can get to the city center from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, which is located in the Gaziemir district 18 km away, by Havas shuttles, public buses, train, taxi or personal car. You can also rent a car at the airport.
If you are going to drive to the city center from Adnan Menderes Airport using your personal car, you can get to central locations like Alsancak and Konak in about 30 minutes.
Havaş shuttles are a good choice to reach the city center. Havaş shuttles provide high frequency transportation to the city starting in the early morning and continue until late at night. You can reach many locations both in the city and outside the city, like Alsancak, Karsiyaka, Kusadasi, and Aydin, using Havaş shuttles.
In addition, from March-October Havaş shuttles provide transportation to and from Çeşme.
You can get to your destination quickly by taking a taxi. Taxis are located right outside the terminal. However, if you’re going somewhere outside of the city like Çeşme taking a taxi can be very expensive. We would recommend finding out the distance to your destination and calculating the fare before hand.
Public buses are another alternative to get to the city center. Using line 200 you can get to Mavisehir, using line 202 you can get to Alsancak and its surrounding areas, and using line 204 you can get to Bornova and its surrounding areas. Before getting on the bus purchase a Kentkart (smart card for fare payment), which is valid for the metro and train as well.
The fastest and most practical way to get to the city center from Adnan Menderes Airport is by train. The platforms are just outside the terminal, a short walk away. You can buy a Kentkart on the platform and take the train to the city center.
Renting a car to get around in Izmir is a good idea, especially if you plan to spend a few days in the city and/or travel to the surrounding areas. You can reserve your vehicle in advance and pick it up from the car rental office located at the airport. You can return your vehicle at the airport rental office a few hours before your departure. In Izmir traffic is generally mild, with the exception of rush hour, which is another reason why renting a car can be more advantageous. Rental car agencies at the airport include Avis, Hertz, Işıl Tur, Sun Rent a Car, and Duray Rent a Car.
You can watch aircrafts land and take off from almost every part of Adnan Menderes Airport. After you go through the security check there are many eating and drinking alternatives in the domestic and international terminals, including Kantin, Starbucks, Gloria Jean's, Cafe İzmir, Burger King and Beer Port.
If you are travelling internationally, you can go shopping for a variety of products like chocolate, alcohol, and perfume at the Duty Free shops. Some of these shops include the Old Bazaar, Duty Free Shop, Desa, Alsancak and D&R. If you have time before your departure you can enjoy the Comfort Lounge and THY CIP Lounge in the domestic terminal and the Millenium Lounge in the international terminal.
To take advantage of this space, where you can read daily newspapers, relax in comfortable chairs, and enjoy free refreshments, you simply have to pay an entry fee. THY CIP Lounge is free to Business and First Class passengers.
Certain credit card holders can use the Millenium Lounge and Comfort Lounge for free or at a discounted price. By finding out more information about these conditions you and your loved ones can have a more enjoyable experience before your flight.Last Updated: August 27, 2018