There are several airports Near the Mediterranean coast in Turkey. Most tourists come to the Mediterranean coast of Turkey through the Antalya airport. In the season of summer holidays the airport accepts a large number of flights from all major Europe airports.
Antalya International Airport (Antalya Havalimanı; IATA: AYT) is located about 13 kilometers (8 miles) east of the center of Antalya. A large number of foreign tourists come to Turkey through this airport in summer and autumn, on their way to vacation in such popular resort cities as Antalya, Alanya, Kemer, Belek, Side. Bodrum, Dalaman and Gazipasa airports are also located near the Mediterranean coast.
You can see the airport location of on the map of Turkey. In 2017, the airport served 25.9 million passengers., it was named the Best Airport in Europe (10-25-million-passenger category) by Airports Council International (ACI) in 2011.
The airport has three terminals. Two terminals serve international flights and one terminal serves domestic flights.
- International Terminal No. 1 is located next to the Domestic flights terminal. Passengers can walk from one terminal to another. International Terminal 2 is located about 2.5 kilometers from these terminals.
- At the airport, there is also a VIP service terminal, which is located next to Terminal 1.
You can get from the airport to Antalya by bus, tram or taxi.
The city bus of route No.600 runs between the airport and the bus terminal, passing through the city center. The bus stops next to all three airport terminals.
The Antalya high-speed tram (AntRay) also has a branch to Terminal 1 (Havalimanı station).
Bus number 800 runs between Antalya Airport and the Lara district. (The Lara district is slightly east of the airport.)
If you bought a package tour, then you (in most cases) zone will meet the representative of the tour operator in the arrival. He will tell you where your bus is and answer your questions.
Antalya Bus Terminal (Otogar) is located about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) northwest of the city center. Buses depart to many locations from the bus station, including Alanya and Side.
The bus station can be reached by the AntRay Tram or by bus from the city center.
Taxi is the most convenient mode of transport for vacationing tourists. Large suitcases make it difficult to travel by public transport. The taxi is also convenient for passengers with children.
There are taxi stands in all airport terminals. You can also book a taxi 🚕 even before departure from your city, online.
🚗 At the airport there are also several companies offering a car rental service.
Useful links for tourists:
- Hotels booking all over the world.
- Search for flights and buy air tickets online.
- The guided tour can also be selected and booked online.