Airport is 10 km (6
miles) east of Antalya's city
center (map). (Here are other distances and travel times.)
You can travel among the airport, the Antalya
Otogar (intercity bus
terminal), the city center (Kalekapısı), and the beaches, by AntRay tram, city bus, airport bus, airline shuttle bus, taxi, or a combination of these.
In 2016 the AntRay tram line was extended notheastward to Antalya Airport, Aksu (for Perge) and EXPO 2016 Antalya.
There are two airport tram stops: Domestic Terminal İç Hatlar) and International Terminal (Dış Hatlar).
To go from the airport to the city center and the Otogar (bus terminal), take a tram marked for Fatih. Get out at the İsmetpaşa stop for the city center (Kalekapısı and Kaleiçi [Old Antalya]), or the Otogar stop for the bus terminal.
The ride from the airport to İsmetpaşa takes about 50 minutes, to the Otogar about 80 minutes.
Two city bus routes serve Antalya Airport:
Antobüs 600 buses
shuttle between Antalya
Airport's Domestic Terminal (İç
Hatlar) and International Terminal
No. 1 (1. Dış Hatlar) to the Antalya
Otogar (bus terminal) every 30 minutes
(one-way, pay the driver in cash). Service to & from the airport is about every 30 minutes from
06:00 am to 23:30 (11:30 pm), with additional trips at 00:20 (12:20 am), 02:30 am and 04:30 am. The trip takes about one hour.
If you're headed for Kaleiçi (Old Antalya), you can save some time by getting out at the Yener Ulusoy stop just west of the intersection of Yener Ulusoy Bulvarı and Şarampol Caddesi (say Şarampol Caddesi [shah-rahm-POHL jah-deh-see] to the driver); then walk back (east) for 4 minutes and turn right (southeast) on Şarampol.
Or take the bus all the way to the Antalya
Otogar and change to the AntRay tram for the city center, or to a bus or minibus to your onward destination. More...
The 800 Liman - Hava Alanı bus connects Antalya Airport with Lara Plajı and Konyaaltı Plajı, Antalya's two largest and most popular beaches. If your hotel is in one of these districts, this may be the bus for you.
AtlasJet Shuttle Bus
its own free shuttle buses between the
airport and the city, and indeed free
buses all the way to Alanya—a
good reason to fly on
airport shuttle buses connect Antalya
Terminal with the city-center 5M Migros AVM Car Park (map) on the western edge of the city near the Kemer bus stop. Buses operate about every hour from 06:00 am to 22:00 (10 pm), with two earlier-morning buses (04:30 and 05:30) as well. Tickets cost TL10
for the 45-minute trip (which may take twice as long in heavy traffic). More...
Of course there are taxis to
and from Antalya Airport, 10 km (6 miles)
east of Kalekapısı,
the center of
the airport taxi cooperative's website. Click
on one of the flags in the upper right-hand corner for your choice of language, then on Price List (Fiyat Listesi) in the navigation bar near the top of the window to see the set fares [no taximeter] to
cities and towns outside of Antalya.)
They boast that they'll happily drive
you the 750-km (466-mile), 11-hour journey
Airport to Istanbul for €550 or US$740.
(The fare for the 1-1/2-hour flight on
Istanbul can be as low as TL44,
or about €18.)
You should see a fare
the taxi rank at the airport as well.
A taxi to
the center may cost TL35
in the daytime. To go to the far reaches
to TL75 on the meter.
Lose or forget something on your
airplane or in the terminal? Click
—by Tom Brosnahan