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


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 (, Kamil Koç ( and Pamukkale ( 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
Ankara607every 2 hrs
Antalya404every 2 hrs
Bodrum3556 daily
Bursa7510every 2 hrs
Eğirdir3548 daily
Isparta3538 daily
Konya556every 2 hrs
Marmaris3645 daily
Nevşehir (for Cappadocia)6594 daily
Selçuk3032 daily


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.


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.


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