How to get from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan

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.

Kalkan is a popular vacation spot with many small bays and coves. You can find a wide range of hotels, restaurants, pubs and cafes in the region within its vibrant nightlife.

The distance from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan is around 130 kms.

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

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan 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 Kalkan with a yellow taxi from Dalaman Airport will take around 2 hours.

Where to find a yellow taxi

The cabstand is located outside the Dalaman Airport arrivals hall.

Taxi fare from Dalaman Airport to the Kalkan

A yellow taxi ride from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan will cost around 80€ (600 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 Kalkan

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 Kalkan by shuttle

Unfortunately, there is no direct shuttle bus from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan. You can, however, take a shuttle bus to Fethiye and find a bus in Fethiye central bus station.

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan by metro

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the approximate Dalaman to Kalkan taxi cost?
A yellow taxi would cost approximately 80 Euro (600 TL).
How far is Kalkan from Dalaman Airport?
The distance from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan is about 130 kms.
Is there a direct transfer from Dalaman Airport to Kalkan?
Unfortunately, there is no direct public transfer but you can travel to Fethiye with a shuttle and take a bus from there. Alternatively, you can take a taxi or book a fixed-price transfer from a transport company.