Kastamonu is a lovely town in Turkey's Black Sea Region. Although the central district is enveloped by the Ilgaz Mountains, Kastamonu also has coastal districts such as Cide, Abana and Inebolu. Old Ottoman mansions in the central district and in districts like Inebolu and Cide are worth seeing. Dotted with touristic resorts, the Ilgaz Mountains host tourists during winter and summer alike. There is a nice ski track for ski enthusiasts.
Sights to see in Kastamonu include the Archeological Museum, Clock Tower, Citadel and caravanserais. Some examples of the regional cuisine you can enjoy are tirit (mince on diced bread), etli ekmek (quickbread with mince), kuyu kebabı (meat cooked in underground oven), pastırma (dried and salted beef) and cekme halva dessert. Travelling to Kastamonu is easier than ever thanks to the recent completion of a regional airport in the district.
Kastamonu Airport is located 13 km from the city center. The airport only operates domestic flights. Kastamonu Airport offers passengers a variety of transportation alternatives to travel between the airport and the city center.
You can get to the city center from Kastamonu Airport by buses, shuttle services, taxis, and rental cars. Each transportation alternative is very convenient and readily available once you land. The city is located about 20 minutes away.
Taxis are the fastest transportation alternative to get to the city center from Kastamonu Airport. Taxis provide convenient and quick transportation to the city. Keep in mind that it could take a bit longer depending on the traffic conditions. Taxis are readily available at the airport exit and they provide door-to-door service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You can get to the city center from Kastamonu Airport by bus. Buses provide comfortable transportation to the city. It takes about 20 minutes to get to the city from the airport by bus. Buses are a more affordable alternative compared to taxis. Buses are readily available at the airport exit and they run frequently.
Another convenient way to get to the city from the airport is by shuttle services. Turkish Airlines and Pegasus provide passenger shuttle services that make getting to and from the airport even easier. Turkish Airlines has two shuttle services that operate every day in the morning. Pegasus has a shuttle service that provides transportation to and from the airport on Thursdays and on the weekends; this shuttle service operates at varying times of the day. For more detailed information on routes and schedules please visit Kastamonu Airport’s website.
Renting a car is a great transportation alternative to get to the city center and explore the city and its surroundings during your trip. There are rental car offices located at the terminal. You can easily drive to the city center from the airport. Avis is among the rental car companies located at the airport.Last Updated: January 18, 2018