|Airport of arrival:||Trabzon Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Trabzon:||1 hour 45 minutes|
|Flight time from Izmir to Trabzon:||1 hour 55 minutes|
|Flight time from Adana to Trabzon:||1 hour 20 minutes|
Turkey's Black Sea port city of Trabzon, the most important of the country is one of the leading cultural and economic capitals. Trabzon has breathtaking nature with its forests, valleys, rivers, and highlands. Most of the local people in Trabzon are engaged in agriculture, trade and animal husbandry. Tea and hazelnuts are the leading agricultural products produced in the city and imported abroad.
The city has been one of the important cities of many civilizations and empires throughout its 4000 years of rich history. One of the most important sultans of Ottoman history, the birthplace of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, Trabzon has many historical buildings and monuments.
Trabzon is well developed in tourism and you can find flights at affordable prices throughout the year.
One of the world's leading cities in cultural tourism, Trabzon welcomes tourists from all over the world throughout the year. There are many direct flights to Trabzon departing from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Antalya International Airport and Adana Airport which are connected through various domestic flights to different cities within Turkey and different cities all over the world. You can book your ticket in advance and find cheap flights from airports of Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya or Adana to Trabzon International Airport.
You can book your ticket in advance to benefit from seasonal promotions offered by Pegasus Airlines.
About the Airport
Trabzon is the busiest airport in the Black Sea region of Turkey International Airport. The seafront airport is 6km away from the city center.
Trabzon International Airport
1957 Trabzon airport, Turkey has started to serve in today's has become one of the busiest airports. The airport, where many domestic flights are made, is an important intermediate stop especially for flights to countries located in the Asian continent. With Trabzon being a developed city in terms of tourism, the airport is highly developed and welcomes more than 4 million passengers per year. There are two domestic and international terminals at the airport. Each terminal has facilities, markets, and restaurants to meet the needs of passengers.
Transport from Trabzon International Airport to the City Center
From the airport, which is very close to the city center, you can easily go anywhere in the city using municipal buses, minibusses, Havaş buses or taxis.
Havas buses provide shuttle services to neighboring provinces and districts, including Trabzon city center. Buses that reach the city center in about 10 minutes cost 6TL(2019).
Both minibusses and municipal buses pass on the main street within walking distance from the terminal exit. Vehicles passing through this route go to many points of Trabzon. Most of the municipal buses passing through this route serve until 19:40 in the evening. The price of the minibusses passing here late at night is higher than in the morning.
You can find a 24-hour taxi at the airport. You can agree on a price by telling the location you will go before you take a taxi. The opening price of the Taximeter is 5 TL and it is 3,10 TL per kilometer (2019).
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.
Trabzon has a highly developed public transport network. Public transport is provided by municipal buses, minibusses, and taxis.
You can use the public transportation card issued by Trabzon Municipality with Trabzon Card. You can visit the city at discounted prices with Trabzon Cards, which you can get from the card machines that you can find at many points in the city center. The full ticket is 1,30TL and the discount ticket is 1TL(2019). Buses run to every point in the city. Check this link for detailed information about routes and timetables.
Minibusses travel frequently on certain routes in the city and you can travel short distances quickly in the city center. It also provides transportation services to the surrounding districts. In minibusses, the fee is paid to the driver in cash.
Taxis provide quick transportation to and from the city. Taximeter opening fee is 5TL, while the fee written per kilometer is 3,10TL (2019). You can negotiate with the driver for long distances.
There are accommodation options in Trabzon, each one of which is among the different natural beauties of the region. You can find many hotels in the city center at reasonable prices. However, we recommend you to stay in hotels around Trabzon springs or national parks. You can search for hotels located in Akcabat district. You can find hotel rooms at very reasonable prices with prior reservations. You can also stay in bungalow houses on the green plateaus like Uzungol. Wherever you stay, a peaceful holiday in Trabzon is waiting for you.
With Pegasus Airlines you can browse the available accommodation options and book your hotel in Trabzon at affordable prices months in advance.
In Trabzon's unique cuisine, you can find all kinds of delicacies including pastry, meat, and fish dishes and desserts. Muhlama prepared with Trabzon cheese, cornflour and butter is the most famous local dish and is eaten for breakfast. Closed pita with minced meat, Akçabat meatballs, and sarambula prepared with anchovies are other famous flavors of the region.
You can have a look at What to Eat in Trabzon page for more suggestions about all the local delicacies.
We have compiled some information you need to know to make your trip to Trabzon 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 Trabzon.
- Erzurum, Turkey (178 km)
- Elazig, Turkey (262 km)
- Sivas, Turkey (267 km)
- Samsun, Turkey (287 km)
Trabzon is a city with a Black Sea climate. During the year, the city receives plenty of precipitation and most precipitation occurs in the summer months. Winter is cold. While the average temperature in summer is about 20 degrees, this average does not fall below 7 degrees in winter. The weather is mild in autumn and spring and these seasons become an art-work of nature in Trabzon.
- Country Code: +90
- Sanliurfa Area Code: 462
- Airport Contact: +90 462 328 09 40-49
- Emergency Line: 112
- Police: 155
- Airport Shuttle Service: +90 850 222 0487
Places to see
There are many places to visit in Trabzon. These include historical buildings and natural beauties that will fascinate you. There are bazaars, inns, churches, mosques, castles, and mansions that have been inherited by many civilizations throughout its history. Among these; Sumela Monastery, Gülbahar Hatun Tomb, Trabzon Castle, Ayvasıl Museum, Kostakil Mansion (Trabzon Museum) and Ataturk Pavilion are the places you should visit during your holiday.
Trabzon has the most beautiful artifacts of the combatant nature of the Black Sea. There are magnificent valleys, plateaus, lush forests, streams, and caves. The most famous of these are Uzungol Plateau, Altindere Valley National Park, Cal Cave, and Haldizen Creek.
To learn more about Trabzon, you can have a look at the Trabzon Travel Guide page that Pegasus Airlines prepared for you.