Getting From Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia

Getting From Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia

Erkilet Airport has been operational since 1998 and it’s often used by military transport airplanes as well as commercial flights. Located very close to the Cappadocia, the airport provides fairly easy travel to all parts of the town for its visitors.

Cappadocia is an ancient region in central Anatolia. The area is located near the volcanic mountains Erciyes and Hasan, which is why the ground is covered with tuff and volcanic rocks from eruptions occurred millions of years ago. These volcanic rocks have unique conical shapes due to centuries of erosion from wind and weather conditions. Later on, the conical pillars were carved into underground tunnels, cave churches and other habitable structures by the people that lived in the region, which constitutes the majority of the tourist attraction to the region.

The distance between Kayseri Airport and Cappadocia is around 75 kms and it takes around 70 minutes to get from one point to the other in regular traffic.

Below, you can find a list of transfer alternatives along with cost info and tips.

How to get from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia by taxi

There are yellow taxis waiting for arriving passengers almost all the time and it’s easy to find a taxi and travel to the Cappadocia. Keep in mind most yellow taxis have a maximum passenger limit of 4 or less, depending on the amount of luggage.

As long as it’s not rush hour, the taxi ride will take around 70 minutes from Kayseri Airport to the Cappadocia.

Where to find a yellow taxi

The cabstand is located outside the arrivals hall of Kayseri Airport and can be easily found.

Taxi fare from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to the Cappadocia

The cost of yellow taxi from Kayseri Airport to the Cappadocia will be around 30€ (220 TL). All taxis in Kayseri work with a taximeter, which means if you face heavy traffic, the cost may increase substantially.

Pros and cons of choosing taxi transfer

  • Practical and reasonably safe
  • Not overly expensive due to the location of the airport
  • Travels to your exact destination
  • Traffic conditions may increase your fare
  • Capacity of 4 passengers per taxi (may be less depending on luggage)
  • Possibility of running into a con-artist that’ll take a longer route to charge extra

Tips on taking a taxi from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia

Only use a registered airport taxi
Take a note or photo of your taxi’s plate number in case you need to find it later on

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How to get from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia by shuttle

Unfortunately, there is no shuttle bus directly travelling from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia. You can however, take the shuttle bus to Kayseri city centre and find a bus to Cappadocia at the central bus station.

How to get from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia by metro

Unfortunately, there is no metro from Kayseri Airport to the Cappadocia.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is closer to Cappadocia, Nevsehir Airport or Kayseri Airport?
Kayseri Airport is closer to Cappadocia by 30 kms.
Can I find a car for hire in Kayseri Airport?
Yes, there are many rent-a-car places in the airport.
Is there a direct Kayseri Airport transfer to Cappadocia?
The only way to reach Cappadocia from Kayseri Airport is to take a yellow taxi or to book with a fixed-price transfer company.