How to get from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan

As one of the two international airports in Mugla city, Dalaman Airport’s been active since 1989 and is also used as a military airbase.

Dalyan is a semi-secluded vacation spot next to the Dalyan Canal. The small district is located in the heart of nature and is an ideal place to have a peaceful and relaxing holiday. While the district is not right by the sea, Dalyan Canal can be enjoyed with ferry rides and fishing activities.

The distance from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan is around 30 kms.

Below, you can find a list of Dalaman Airport transfers to Dalyan along with cost info and tips.

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan by taxi

Usually there are plenty of yellow taxis in Dalaman Airport, waiting for the newly arriving travellers. This makes taxi a practical solution as long as you’re travelling with 3 or less people, as most yellow taxis have a maximum passenger limit of 4.

Travelling to Dalyan with a yellow taxi from Dalaman Airport will take around 40 minutes.

Where to find a yellow taxi

The cabstand is located outside the Dalaman Airport arrivals hall.

Taxi fare from Dalaman Airport to the Dalyan

A yellow taxi ride from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan will cost around 22€ (150 TL). Keep in mind that taxis work with a meter, which means if you take a longer route or face traffic, the cost may be higher.

Pros and cons of choosing taxi transfer

  • Practical and reasonably safe
  • Travels to your exact destination
  • Traffic conditions may increase your fare
  • Considerably high cost for moderate comfort
  • 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 Dalaman Airport to Dalyan

Only use a registered airport taxi
Agree on which route you’ll be taking before you start your journey
Take a note or photo of your taxi’s plate number in case you need to find it later on

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

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan by shuttle

Unfortunately, there is no direct shuttle bus from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan.

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan by metro

Unfortunately, there is no metro from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan?
Direct transfer takes around 40 minutes.
How far is Dalyan from Dalaman Airport?
The distance from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan is about 30 kms.
Is there a direct transfer from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan?
Unfortunately, there is no direct public transfer but you can travel to Fethiye with a shuttle and take a bus from there, but you will need to change lines along the way. Alternatively, you can take a taxi or book a fixed-price transfer from a transport company.