HOW TO REACH ANTALYA
Antalya International Airport is an important destination and transfer point for many international flights from all over the world.
Many international airways organize timetable and charter flights from various airports in Europe and Middle East to Antalya airport, and also Turkish Airlines have direct domestic flights or connected flights via Izmir, Ankara and Istanbul. Antalya airport is the most convenient airport to arrive in the region for those preferring to use airplane.
DHMİ Antalya Airport Domestic Flights Terminal
Phone : +90 242 330 30 30
Participants may directly fly from Istanbul International Airport and/or Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to Antalya. Everyday, several direct flights operated by different airlines between Istanbul and Antalya. Istanbul is a international/national hub point of thousands flights everyday. you may kindly reach the details for Istanbul Airport by following the link in here;
The closest harbours to where timetable and charter voyages are organized, are Izmir and Kusadasi ports in the west coast, Mersin and Tasucu ports in the east coast. There is not any timetable voyage to Antalya region. At the international marinas of Kemer, Antalya Kaleici, Setur and Alanya, a complete service is maintaned throughout the year for the yachts and other small boats. It is possible to enjoy a trip organized by boats along the extraordinarly beautiful southern, southwestern and western shores of Turkey or to rent a boat from these marinas. Moreover you can visit nearby Greek islands like Rhodos by tours or rented boats.
Antalya Port Authority
Phone : +90 242 259 12 12
Turban Antalya Kaleici Marina
Address : Kaleiçi, Antalya, TURKEY
Phone : +90 242 242 36 76
Fax : +90 242 242 36 75
It is possible to reach Antalya by highway with four different routes:
- The highway connecting Antalya to Central Anatolia over Manavgat-Konya
- The highway extending along the Mediterranean coast, which connects Antalya to Mersin harbour in the east coast.
- The tourist highway along the shoreline which connects Antalya to the ancient regions of Lycia, Ionia and Caria on the west coast.
- The main highway advancing towards the north, which connects Antalya to big cities of Turkey like Izmir, Ankara and Istanbul.
All the highways connecting Antalya to various regions of Turkey and also all the local highways in Antalya region are high quality asphalt roads. In all the tourism centers in Antalya the agents of many international and local car renting companies operate and it is possible to rent a car from these agents. Tours are organized to important tourism centers such as Ephesus, Cappadocia, Istanbul… and also some tourism companies organize tours to introduce Antalya region.
Turkey has a vast system of intercity coaches and that’s the most convenient method of internal transport, especially for travel to southern Turkish resorts. Coach services are reasonably priced. Antalya is easily accessed from most parts of the country. Major routes include Istanbul (12 hours), Ankara (7 hours) and Izmir (6.30 hours). The main bus station in Antalya (Yeni Garaj) is 4km north of the city centre.
Because of the competition among the private bus companies, the quality of services is quite high as well. They serve a wide range of destinations throughout Turkey, including Bursa, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya, Bodrum, Fethiye and Canakkale. Long journeys are usually made at night, leaving Istanbul between 22:00 and 24:00 and arriving at the destination in the morning.
Antalya Intercity Bus Terminal
Address : Yenidoğan Mahallesi Dumlupınar Bulvarı Kepez Antalya, TURKEY
Phone : 0 242 331 12 50 – 55
Train journeys can be made to Istanbul directly from and via some of the major cities in Europe. However, the nearest train station to Antalya is at Burdur. For further information, please visit:
European Train Times : http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en?ld=106&newrequest=yes&
Turkish Railways : http://www.tcdd.gov.tr