How to get from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim

How to get from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim

Built in 1987, Adnan Menderes International Airport was named after the 10th Prime Minister of Turkey. The airport is situated in a fairly close location at 20 kms south of Izmir, in Gaziemir district.

Didim is a very popular coastal district with many resorts and hotels. Situated close to many ancient structures, Didim has a lot of historical places to visit such as the ancient city of Didyma and the Temple of Apollo.

Distance from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim is about 140 kms and direct transport takes around 2 hours.

Below is a list of transfer alternatives along with approximate cost info and quick tips.

How to get from Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim by taxi

There are almost always plenty of yellow taxis waiting for the newly arriving passengers in Adnan Menderes Airport. Regular yellow taxis have a capacity of 4 passengers, depending on the amount of luggage.

Where to find a yellow taxi

The taxi cabstand is located outside the Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport arrivals hall and it’s fairly easy to find.

Taxi fare from Adnan Menderes Airport to the Didim

A yellow taxi ride in regular traffic would cost around 75€ (550 TL). Izmir taxis are equipped with a meter, meaning if you face heavy traffic or take an alternate route, the cost may increase considerably.

Pros and cons of choosing taxi transfer

  • Practical choice with reasonable comfort
  • No waiting
  • Takes you to your exact destination
  • Works on a meter, which makes the cost unpredictable
  • Capacity of 4 passengers per taxi (may be less depending on luggage)
  • You may run into a con-artist that takes a longer route to charge you extra

Tips on taking a taxi from Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim

Make sure you board a registered airport yellow taxi
Take a note or photo of your taxi’s plate number
You can ask your driver to use a navigation app to locate your exact destination

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You can take a look at Fat Taxi’s travel costs from Izmir Airport to popular destinations in the area on the below table:

How to get from Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim by shuttle

Unfortunately, there is no direct shuttle from Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim.

How to get from Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim by metro

Unfortunately, there is no metro from Adnan Menderes Airport to the Didim.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the transfer time from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim?
Transfer from Adnan Menderes Airport to Didim takes around 2 hours.
What is the closest airport to Didim?
Bodrum-Milas Airport is the closest airport to Didim.
What is the distance from Izmir Airport to Didim?
The distance from Izmir Airport to Didim is around 140 kms.