|Airport of arrival:||Dalaman Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Dalaman:||1 hour 20 minutes|
Dalaman is located between Mugla and Antalya which are the biggest summer tourism cities of Turkey. It is a district of Muğla and neighboring Fethiye district which is highly developed in terms of tourism. Dalaman is an ideal place for a quiet summer holiday with its sea, sand and sun as well as the ruins of ancient cities. Every year, thousands of tourists from all around the world visit Dalaman and you can easily find flight tickets to Dalaman at affordable prices throughout the year.
Dalaman is a city that welcomes tourists throughout the year and there are many direct flights to Dalaman departing from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport which is connected through various domestic flights to different cities within Turkey and different cities all over the world. You can book your ticket in advance plan a holiday and find cheap flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Dalaman Airport.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers frequent flights to Dalaman Airport which is the second commercial airport in Muğla. It is located is 6 km south of Dalaman city center.
The airport was opened in 1981 and 1989 and is open to both civil and military transportation. With the new international terminal built in 2006, the airport expanded fourfold to 10 million passengers annually. The airport has a very modern structure and includes restaurants, cafes, shops, travel agency offices and facilities for the needs of passengers.
Transport from Dalaman Airport to the City Center
Dalaman Airport, Dalaman, Bodrum, Datca, Marmaris and Muğla to MUTTAŞ Muğla Municipality Buses are available. Bus schedules are arranged according to the time of the flights departing and landing at the airport. It takes 5-10 minutes to reach Dalaman city center by bus. Travel times to other districts vary between one hour and two hours. You can check this link to get detailed information about bus schedules and departure times.
Taxi is another means of transportation you can use. You can reach Dalaman center by taxi between 5 and 10 minutes. Taxi costs around 35-40 TL and can be negotiated for longer distances.
If you would like to find a more comfortable and faster option, you can book a taxi or consider car rental services offered by Pegasus Airlines.
Public transport in Dalaman is mostly provided by Muğla Municipality Buses and minibuses.
Muğla Municipality Buses From Dalaman center, airport, hospital and bus station, it provides transportation to surrounding districts and beaches. Bus services run from early morning to midnight and vary depending on distance. You can visit this page to examine the bus schedule and times.
You can make discounted travel with Kentkarts used for public transportation and you can enter the museums free of charge. Click this link to see the points where you can buy Kentkart.
You can go to the surrounding villages, beaches and tourist areas by minibuses departing from Dalaman bus station and city center. Minibus fares vary according to the distance to be traveled.
The public transport in Dalaman is not fully developed but it is enough for you to visit the region completely. Prices Turkey's is a bit more expensive compared to other cities.
Dalaman and its environs is an area of many world-famous hotel chains and numerous boutique hotels. Sarigerme has many accommodation options suitable for all budgets and is the most preferred accommodation area by tourists. Dalaman city center and villages, hotels, boutique hotels and pensions are also very reasonable prices.
With Pegasus Airlines you can browse the available accommodation options and book your hotel in Dalaman at affordable prices months in advance.
Among the famous soups and meat dishes of Hungarian cuisine, you should definitely try when you go to Dalaman: Jokai bean soup, fish soup, Pörkölts (meat dish), Fözeleks (vegetable dish).
You can have a look at Dalaman Food Guide page for more suggestions about all the local delicacies.
We have compiled some information you need to know to make your trip to Dalaman more enjoyable and comfortable:
Turkey is a country that has visa agreements with many countries. Therefore, depending on your country of residence, the procedures and required documents in the visa application process may vary. The Republic of Turkey's electronic visa service offered will greatly simplify the visa application process. To benefit from e-Visa service and apply for the Turkish visa easily you can check this page to get detailed information about the visa.
There are many beautiful places located within a short distance from Dalaman.
- Fethiye, Mugla, Turkey (44 km)
- Antalya, Turkey (236 km)
- Bodrum, Mugla, Turkey (196 km)
- Aydın, Turkey (184 km)
Dalaman has a Mediterranean climate throughout the year. The winters are warm and rainy, while the summers are hot and humid.
- Country Code: +90
- Dalaman Area Code: 252
- Airport Contact: +90 252 792 55 55
- Emergency Line: 112
- Airport Shuttle Service: 444 48 01
Places to see
Dalaman is a city where summer tourism is developed and has beautiful beaches and bays. There are also many ancient city ruins and historical buildings in Dalaman, where ancient civilizations have left their mark.
Sarıgerme beach, where green, blue and golden yellow meet, is one of the places you should see. In addition, Ekincik Bay and Sarsıla Bay, which are considered untouched, are places where you can go for swimming and sunbathing in the clean sea.
Dalaman is also famous for rafting. Dalaman River rafting is quite famous throughout Turkey and is an activity that you may prefer to get a little bit away from the sweltering heat of summer.
The ancient city of Telmessos and the ancient city of Tlos, which is one of the most important settlements of Lycia in Yaka village, are the historical areas you can visit.
To learn more about Dalaman, you can have a look at Dalaman Travel Guide page that Pegasus Airlines prepared for you.