Bus in İzmir

Havaş Buses to Airport

This is the easiest way to travel between the airport and the city centre. Havaş buses (one hour) leave hourly from Gazi Osmanpaşa Bulvarı outside the Swissôtel Büyük Efes between 3.30am and 11.30pm; and from domest…
Airline in İzmir

Sun Express

Flies between İzmir and İstanbul (Sabiha Gökçen), Adana, Van, Antalya, Diyarbakır and Gaziantep, as well as Denmark (Copenhagen), Switzerland (Basel and Zurich), Austria (Vienna), Ireland (Dublin), the Netherlands (…
Airport in İzmir

Adnan Menderes Airport

İzmir’s modern Adnan Menderes Airport is 15km south of the city centre. There are two terminals (one international, one domestic); both offer free wifi. A currency exchange and a pharmacy are located in the internat…
Airline in İzmir

Pegasus Airlines

Flies between İzmir and İstanbul (Atatürk and Sabiha Gökçen), Trabzon, Erzincan, Ankara, Hatay, Kayseri and Adana, as well as to North Cyprus (Ercan), Russia (Moscow), the UK (London Stansted) and the Netherlands (A…
Train in İzmir


The city's commuter rail system has a northern line running from Aliağa near Bergama to Alsancak and a southern line running from Alsancak to Selçuk (change at Cumaovasi). The latter stops at the airport en route.
Metro in İzmir

İzmir Metro

İzmir Metro is clean, quick and cheap. There are currently 17 stations running from Fahrettin Altay to Evka-3 via Uçyol (near the Asansör), Konak, Çankaya, Basmane and Ege Universitesi (Aegean University).
Taxi in İzmir

Dolmuş to Kadifekale

Dolmuşes from the city centre to Kadifekale depart when full from the stop opposite the multistorey car park in Anafartalar Caddesi – look for the sign with a big D and the word Kadifekale.
Ferry in İzmir

İzdeniz Ferries

Regular ferry services from Pasaport, Alsancak and Konak to Karşıyaka and Bostanlı (tickets ₺3, or ₺2.60 on a Kent Kart) on the opposite side of the bay.
Airline in İzmir


Flies between İzmir and İstanbul (Atatürk). Also flies from İzmir to Trabzon and Northern Cyrus (Ercan).
Bus in İzmir

Local Bus 202 to Airport

Kent Kart needed.