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Air

Turkish Airlines flies between Denizli Çardak Airport and İstanbul Atatürk, and both Anadolu Jet and Pegasus Airlines serve İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen.

Bus

Inter-city and regional bus services arrive at and depart from Denizli. Buses and dolmuşes (₺3.50, 40 minutes) run frequently between Pamukkale and Denizli's modern otogar between 6.30am and 11pm.

Bus companies including Metro (www.metroturizm.com.tr), Kamil Koç (www.kamilkoc.com.tr) and Pamukkale (www.pamukkale.com.tr) have offices on and around Pamukkale's Cumhuriyet Meydanı.

For direct shuttle services between Pamukkale and Fethiye, book online with Selçuk-Fethiye Bus, Pick-up from your accommodation is included in the price.

Alaturka Turkey in Selçuk operates a shuttle transfer between Fethiye and Selçuk/Kuşadası stopping in Pamukkale en route (€65 including Hierapolis/Travertines entrance).

Crowded House Tours in Eceabat operates a daily shuttle transfer between Eceabat/Çannakale and Pamukkale (€29).

Services from Denizli Otogar

DestinationFare (₺)Duration (hr)Frequency
Afyon364hourly
Ankara607every 2 hrs
Antalya404every 2 hrs
Aydin152hourly
Bodrum3556 daily
Bursa7510every 2 hrs
Eğirdir3548 daily
Isparta3538 daily
İstanbul9512frequent
Izmir304hourly
Konya556every 2 hrs
Marmaris3645 daily
Nevşehir (for Cappadocia)6594 daily
Selçuk3032 daily

Car

Operators including Europcar are located at Denizli airport, and hotels and pensions in Pamukkale can also arrange cars. This is a good option if you wish to explore Afrodisias independently.

Taxi

Taxis to Hierapolis's south gate cost around ₺25 from Pamukkale or ₺50 from Denizli. Some Pamukkale accommodation operators will also drop you there at no charge.

Train

Daily trains run from Denizli to Selçuk. Travel agencies in Pamukkale can arrange shuttles to/from Denizli train station for around ₺20.