You can easily get to Antalya Airport, which is located 13 kilometers away from Antalya city center, by the municipal buses and HAVAŞ shuttles departing from the city center as well as you can take a taxi or travel by car. In addition, you can also rent a car from the car rental companies that have offices in the city center.
One of the best alternatives to reach the airport from the city center is to take advantage of HAVAŞ shuttle services passing through Serik Street, Gazi Boulevard, Dumlupınar Boulevard, Antalya Coach Station, Akdeniz University, Atatürk Boulevard and 5M Migros in Konyaaltı.
Journey by HAVAŞ shuttles takes about 45 minutes. The cost you need to pay for this shuttle service is not as affordable as municipal buses, yet it is less costly compared to taking a taxi.
You can reach Antalya Airport by taking the buses which depart from the coach station and pass through the city center. Journey by the bus number 600 takes about 40 minutes.
If you are going to visit Antalya through a tour operator, there is a high possibility that you can reach the airport from your hotel by free shuttle services. In addition, large hotels and holiday resorts also have free shuttle services at certain times. Before setting off, it would be quite useful for you to find out about the transfer services provided by tour operators or your hotel and make your journey plan accordingly.
Taxi is also an alternative way of transportation you can prefer to reach the airport from the city. If you don't know much about your destination, and especially if you are visiting the city for the first time, taxis will take you to the airport from Antalya city center or from the surrounding holiday resorts in a short time.
The initial taxi fare in Antalya is more affordable than in Istanbul and other major cities. You can reduce the amount you need to pay thanks to a little bargain before you take the taxi.
Just as in other airports, it would be much more affordable for you to get to Antalya Airport by alternative transportation options other than traveling by car. Especially if you have to leave your car at the airport for a long time, you may have to pay parking charges in high amounts. Parking for the first 15 minutes at Antalya Airport is free of charge; after 15 minutes, you are charged hourly.
If you want to get to Antalya Airport by taking the advantage of car rental option, you can find the car rental offices of Hertz, National, Alamo, Europacar, Budget, Filo, Aytucar, Travelium and Avis in the city center. You can reach the airport directly in a short time by renting a car from one of these companies.
Online booking or making a reservation by phone will save you time and prevent potential mishaps before you get to the city center to rent a car.
If you are traveling internationally, there are a plenty of options you can enjoy shopping for perfumery, alcoholic beverages, and chocolate varieties in the duty-free area of Antalya Airport. Many stores such as Duty-Free Store, Arrival Shops, and Toys & Sweets in Terminal 1 are at your service if you want to buy souvenirs for your loved ones as well as if you want to enjoy shopping at more affordable prices.
If you want to eat or drink something, you can choose from Gloria Jean's Coffees, Via Bus Gate, Via Cafe and Take Off at the food court. Cafe Rigeletto, Burger King, Sbarro Pizza, Simit Sarayı and Subway are also other fast food alternatives at the airport if you need something to eat faster and they are ideal for those who want to catch their flight as soon as possible.
Ice-cream parlor is a meeting point for those who want to cool off, especially during the summer months.
If you have enough time to catch your flight, the Deepo Shopping Mall is another alternative you can spend your time. This shopping mall, which is just opposite the airport, offers discounted outlet products of many brands.Last Updated: May 08, 2017
You can get to Ankara’s central locations like Kızılay, AŞTİ, Gar, Sıhhiye and Ulus from the capital’s only airport Esenboğa Airport using Belko Air municipal buses, EGO buses, taxi, and personal vehicle.
You can also rent a car at Esenboğa Airport, which is located 28 km from the city center.
A service of the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, these buses provide transportation between the airport and central locations in the city, like Kızılay, Sıhhiye, and Ulus. The 442/A and 442/K lines operate between 6 am and 12 am in both directions. These 45-passenger buses feature hostess services.
The 442-3 bus line takes off at the terminal exits. While the line is infrequent it does provide transportation to AKM, Ankara Arena, Güvenpark, Ulus, and Sihhiye.
Within the city taking a taxi is generally affordable but since the airport is located 28 km from the city center, getting to the city by taxi is a more expensive alternative.
Located in the domestic terminal at the Esenboğa Airport are 11 car rental agencies, including Sixt, Avis, Budget, Central and Hertz. You can rent a car to get to the city center; there are car rental agencies located in the city center as well. The city is easy to navigate by car when its not rush hour.
The Esenboğa Airport is frequently used by government staff and therefore features many amenities. Those awaiting their flight in the domestic terminal can get a quick bite to eat or some coffee at Caffe Nero, Ankar Café, Bus Gate, or Bufe Ic Hat. If you prefer local Anatolian flavors head to Tadinda Anadolu. Bomonti Brasserie is ideal for those interested in international cuisine. This terminal also has fast food restaurants like Burger King.
If you’re traveling internationally, the departures and arrival terminals have many cafes, kiosks, and bars. You can also enjoy some tax-free shopping at Duty Free after you go through passport control. Both terminals have souvenir shops and kiosks that sell general items.Last Updated: September 03, 2018