Dalaman is a small district of Muğla with a population of 35 thousand people. The airport was built here in 1976 because Dalaman is on the crossroads and has flat terrains. The airport was opened to international transportation in 1981.
Dalaman Airport is used for transportation to the major tourist spots in Turkey such as Fethiye, Marmaris, Göcek and Akyakaya. The airport can also be preferred for transportation to Muğla city center and even Kaş and Kalkan, the touristic districts of Antalya. In addition to tourism, greenhouse farming is also an important income channel in the district. Dalaman is a delta rich in bird diversity. The bays here are very convenient for yacht tourism. Dalaman has a temperate climate and the average annual temperature is 20 degrees. It rains heavily in winter.
HAVAŞ shuttle services are the easiest way to reach Dalaman Airport from the tourist spots such as Fethiye and Marmaris. The shuttle services depart from the city centers of Fethiye and Marmaris.
If you are planning to take a taxi from your hotel, the holiday village or from wherever you are, you can get information from the authorized people about taxi fares. Taxi drivers usually fix the taxi fares for transportation to the airport. You can sometimes bargain with taxi drivers.
You can reach Dalaman Airport from both Fethiye and Marmaris by taking advantage of HAVAŞ shuttle services. Marmaris HAVAŞ shuttles reach the airport by passing through Gökova, Köyceğiz, Havaş Ortaca and Dalaman. Fethiye shuttle services depart from Fethiye Bus Terminal and reach Dalaman by passing through Adnan Menderes Boulevard, Günlükbaşı and Göcek.
You can go to the airport by the car you have rented and deliver it here. There are the offices of AVIS, Budget, Europcar and Almira at Dalaman Airport. You can deliver the rental car to these offices.
Dalaman Airport was firstly built in 1976 and it was opened to international transportation in 1981. The airport is one of the busiest airports during summer in Turkey. This is because the airport is used by the inhabitants of Marmaris, Fethiye, Göcek, Gökova, Akyaka and Muğla center and by those who come to these places for holiday.
Dalaman airport has VIP and CIP lounges. The airport is located on a place close to the Antalya-Muğla highway. It is 6 kilometers away from the city center. You can choose from taxi, rental cars or minibus (dolmush) alternatives to leave the airport.Last Updated: March 15, 2018
You can get to the city center from the Sabiha Gökçen Airport using the TEM highway and following the exit and street signs. The airport is also accessible by city buses and Havataş shuttles. If you want to leave your car at the airport there is an outdoor parking lot and a multi-story parking lot. There are also some private parking facilities located around the airport.
The fastest and most convenient way to get to the city center from Sabiha Gökçen Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic. If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to lose time we suggest taking a taxi to a certain point and then transferring to the metro or metrobus. This way you can avoid traffic, even during rush hour.
The Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Sabiha Gökçen Airport and central locations in the city like Taksim on the European side and Kadikoy and Yenisahra on the Anatolian side. The shuttle buses provide quick and comfortable transportation to and from the airport every 30 minutes.
The Marmaray is a faster alternative for those living on the European side in particular. You can take a taxi or bus to the Kartal metro stop, then get on the metro and continue in the Kadıköy direction. Get off at Ayrılık Çeşmesi and transfer to the Marmaray where you can cross to the European side of the city at the Yenikapı station. From Yenikapı, which is a major station for the metro, buses, and ferries, you can reach many central locations on the European side of the city. Sea buses and ferries to various places in the Marmara Region like Bandırma, Yalova, Avşa, Bursa and Çınarcık depart from the Yenikapı İDO pier. Moreover, you can travel with your vehicle on the ferries.
You can get to the city center from Sabiha Gökçen Airport by bus.
Lines that operate between the airport and central locations in the city are as follows: E3 - 4.Levent - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E9 - Bostancı - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E10 - Kadıköy - Kurtköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E11 - Kadıköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E18 - Altunizade - Ümraniye - Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 16S - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport - Metrobus Uzuncayır, KM20 - Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, KM22 - Cevizli - Kartal Metro - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 132H Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, and 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.
By getting off at the Kadiköy or Bostanci piers you can take a boat to Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands, like Buyukada, Heybeliada, Burgazada and Kinaliada.
From the airport you can take a bus or taxi to the Kartal metro station and get on the Kadikoy-Kaynarca line in the Kadikoy direction.
You can get to the city center by renting a car from various rental agencies at the airport. You can also return your rental vehicle to rental agencies located in the city. If you are traveling between multiple places make sure to specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location when making your reservation.
You can get to the city center from Atatürk Airport, located on the European side of Istanbul, by taxi, airport shuttles, metro, bus, private transportation services or your personal car. The most important factor to consider when picking your means of transportation to reach the city center is the traffic. Using alternative means of transportation, like a combination of taxi, metro or metrobus, during rush hour will save time.
The fastest and most convenient way to get to the city center from Atatürk Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic. If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to lose time we suggest taking a taxi to a certain point and then transferring to the metro or metrobus. This way you can avoid traffic, even during rush hour. Some taxis accept credit card payments. If you want to pay using your credit card make sure to indicate this before hand to the driver and get in a vehicle that accepts credit card payments.
The Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Atatürk Airport and central locations in the city. The Havatas shuttles provide service to and from Taksim and Yenikapi IDO Pier every 30 minutes.
You can use public buses to get to the city center from Atatürk Airport. Using the istanbulkart (smart card for fare payment), this is the most economical alternative. From the airport you can use the TH-1 bus to get to Taksim and the YH-1 bus to get to Yenikapi. From Taksim and Yenikapi you can transfer to the metro to reach other central districts.
One of the fastest alternatives to get to the city center is by metro. Using the metro station that is located in the airport you can easily reach various parts of the city like Yenikapı, Aksaray, Fatih, Topkapı, and Esenler. If you’re planning on continuing your journey to a different city by bus, the metro goes to the Esenler Bus Station.
You can get to the city center by renting a car from rental agencies such as AVIS, Budget, or Europcar both at the airport or various locations in the city like Beşiktaş, Taksim, Kadıköy, Bostancı and Bakırköy. You can also return your rental vehicle to the offices of the aforementioned companies located in the city. If you are traveling between multiple places make sure to specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location when making your reservation.