Antalya Airport is an international airport, situated around 12 kilometers north-east of the Antalya city centre. The airport has two terminals, one serving domestic flights, and one serving international flights. These terminals handle about 18 million passengers each year, making it the third-busiest airport in Turkey.
The vicinity of the city center makes it fairly easy to reach the center from the airport. Here are some ways in which you can do that:
Airport shuttle: Havas shuttle bus connects the airport’s domestic terminal with the city center. The bus operates every hour from 06:00 to 22:00, with two morning busses (04:30 and 05:30). The journey takes approximately 45 minutes and the ticket price is 12TL (approx. 2 euros).
- The route: Antalya Airport, Serik Street (Peripheral Highway), Gazi Avenue, Hal Crossroad, Kepez Municipality, Sakarya Avenue, Dumlupınar Avenue, Antalya Bus Station (for intercity buses), Akdeniz Univercity, Atatürk Avenue and 5M Migros AVM.
Public transport: There are two public bus shuttles which operate between the airport and the city center.
- Bus No. 600 Antalya Airport – City Center – Bus Station (intercity buses) runs every 30 minutes from Antalya airport to Antalya bus terminal (otogar), which is situated 4 kilometers north of the city center. The journey takes approximately 40-45 minutes.
- Bus No. 800 Antalya Airport – Lara – Terracity Mall, Kaleiçi, City Center – 5M Migros Shopping Center- Sarısu runs every 2 hours between Antalya airport and Antalya Lara district. The journey takes approximately 50-60 minutes.
- The prices for public shuttle bus is 3,60TL (approx. 0,70 euro) for a one-way ticket and are purchased from the driver.Both domestic and international terminals are at different locations. The distance between them is approximately 2.5 kilometers, and the public shuttle bus No. 600, running every 30 minutes, connects the two terminals.
- See the schedule.
Taxi: If you prefer a more comfortable option, there are taxi services available in front of the arrival exits of all terminals. Even though they are often a much quicker solution to reach your destination, the price is significantly higher and varies from 40 to 60 TL (approximately 10-15 euros per seat).
Transfer: If you don’t like using the public transport and hesitate to take a taxi, consider booking a private transfer which will wait for you in front of the airport and take you to your destination. The transfer company will send a driver to pick you up in front of the terminal.
Rent a car at Antalya airport: For those who would prefer to reach the city and explore the area on their own, the best option is to rent a car directly at the airport. There are several car rental companies that operate at Antalya Airport such as Travelium, Budget, Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Aytucar, Filo and Alamo. In order to avoid lines at the airport, we recommend you to book your car online.
Renting a bus at Antalya airport: Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.
FAQ – bus and transport from Antalya Airport
Q: I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
A: There are two public bus lines nr. 600 and 800, as well as the Havas airport shuttle, which connect the Antalya airport to the city centre. These lines operate even after midnight, but if you happen to miss one of the departures and you don’t feel like waiting long for the next one, you can always take one of the taxis located in front of the arrivals exit.
Q: I have an early morning departure from the airport, are there any airport hotels I can stay at?
A: Yes, IC Hotels Airport is only 3km away and offers free breakfast and pool to its guests, a bit further away you’ll come across Expo Park Hotel, while Latanya Palm Hotel is 5 km from the airport. However, you can chose among Dinc Hotel, Lara Park Hotel, Hotel Luna, Hoiday Inn and few others as well.
Q: I am continuing my journey outside Antalya. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?
A: No, but you can visit many destinations from Antalya bus terminal (otogar), located 4km from the city centre. The station serves as a transport hub to places across the entire mid-coast Mediterranean region.
Q: Can I exchange money at the airport to pay for my transfer?
A: Garanti Bank offers a 24-hour service at Antalya airport. It provides currency exchange services as well. It is located in both arrival and departure floors on Terminal 1 and 2 and in the arrival hall of the Domestic Terminal. There are few ATMs on each terminal as well.