How to get to Antalya

Right photo: Antalya, Turkey - Photo courtesy Ministry of Tourism, Turkey

Antalya, Turkey

Where is Antalya . . .

Antalya is Turkey's fourth largest city and lies along the country’s south coast, around 298km northeast of Fethiye, 467km southeast of Izmir and 725km south of Istanbul.

Getting to Antalya

By air, Antalya’s international airport receives daily flights from Istanbul, Ankara and the major cities of Europe and the Middle East.

Antalya is around 12 hours from Istanbul by bus.

From Australia: The most convenient and quickest flights are on Singapore Airlines via Singapore connecting on Turkish Airlines to Istanbul and Antalya, Etihad Airways via Abu Dhabi and Istanbul or Emirates via Dubai and Istanbul.

From New Zealand: The most convenient flights are on Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong connecting with Turkish Airlines to Istanbul and Antalya, Singapore Airlines via Singapore connecting on Turkish Airlines to Istanbul and Malaysian Airlines via Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul.

From the UK: Thomas Cook, EasyJet, Thomson and Monarch Airlines offer direct flights daily from London Gatwick to Antalya, and Thomas Cook and Thomson offer direct flights from London Stansted. British Airways and Turkish Airlines offer daily direct flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul.

From the USA: Delta Air Lines and Turkish Airlines offer daily direct flights from New York Kennedy to Istanbul connecting on Turkish Airlines to Antalya. Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Los Angeles to istanbul.

Flight time to Antalya

Istanbul to Antalya is 1 hour 5 minutes, direct flight
London to Antalya is 4 hours 10 minutes, direct flight

Flight time to Istanbul

Brisbane to Istanbul is 21 hours, with connecting flightˆ
Sydney to Istanbul is 20 hours 35 minutes, with connecting flightˆ
Melbourne to Istanbul is 21 hours 30 minutes, with connecting flightˆ
Perth to Istanbul is 16 hours 55 minutes, with connecting flightˆ

Auckland to Istanbul is 25 hours 5 minutes, with connecting flightˆ
London to Istanbul is 3 hours 45 minutes, direct flight
New York to Istanbul is 9 hours 40 minutes, direct flight
Los Angeles to Istanbul is 13 hours 15 minutes, direct flight
(ˆIncludes layover time.)

Flying in

Antalya International Airport is located 13km northeast of the city centre. A frequent shuttle bus connects the terminal with the city centre. Taxis and hire cars are also available.

Entry requirements

A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. A visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days and can be obtained at the point of entry.

Getting around

Apart from walking around the old town and harbour, there's a choice of trams, buses and taxis available to further explore the city and beyond.
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