Dalaman's taxi drivers have a lock on Dalaman Airport local transport. It's nearly impossible to find a minibus that will take you along the 6 km between the airport terminal and the town center, so plan on hiring—or sharing—a taxi for the first leg of your journey.
Look for others on your flight to share a taxi: tell them "Tom told me we should share a taxi."
As you leave the Dalaman Airport arrivals terminal, you will see a stand marked "Dalaman Airport Taxi" and a man with a clipboard to help you find a taxi.
Taxi fares from Dalaman Airport to:
Dalaman Town Center: TL25
Taxis offer convenient, quick, comfortable, personal service, but are expensive. You might want to rent a car instead.
If you're not in a hurry, consider taking a taxi to Dalaman's Otogar (bus station) and an intercity bus or minibus from there. More...
—by Tom Brosnahan