Antalya Airport: How to get and from Antalya International Airport (AYT)

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Antalya Airport is one of the biggest and more importantly, busiest airports in Turkey. With both domestic and more international flights, it is one of the first places for tourists to stop from all around the world. Due to the mid of summer season, we intend you to know more on Antalya Airport at the busiest time of the year. Enjoy it!

Entrance of Antalya Airport
The entrance of Antalya Airport

Since it is the summer season, many national and abroad tourist are visiting Turkey. So, in our feuilleton, we would like to introduce you to some of the most-known airports in Turkey, -such as the Istanbul Airport in our previous article. (You should strongly be recommended to glance it if you haven’t yet!)

History of Antalya Airport

The airport was built to accommodate the millions of passengers who come to Turkey’s Mediterranean beaches in summer. It consists of two international terminals and one domestic terminal. The construction of International Terminal 1 started in 1996 by Bayindir Holding and it was ready for service on 1 April 1998. International Terminal 2 was opened in 2005 and the domestic terminal was opened in 2010. The airport is operated by Fraport TAV Antalya A.S., a joint venture between Fraport AG and TAV Airports.

¤ In July 2011 the airport was selected as Best Airport in Europe (10–25-million-passenger category) by Airports Council International (ACI).

In 2003 the airport handled 10 million passengers, representing an increase of 78% since 1998. According to ACI statistics, Antalya Airport ranked 30th in 2005, 2008 and 2009 for international passenger traffic. In 2008, AYT was the world’s 30th-busiest airport in international passengers traffic. In 2009, AYT also held its 30th spot in that category among world airports, with 15,210,733 international passengers. By the end of 2010, it rose to the 23rd spot with over 18 million international passengers. 

From the inside of the airport
From the inside of the airport

Antalya Airport (AYT)

Find all the information regarding Antalya Airport (go to link): Flights (Departures, Arrivals and Airlines), Parking, Accommodation, Car hire, Transport and other information about the Antalya airport. Plan your travel from or to Antalya Airport with the information provided in this article.

Antalya Airport (IATA: AYT ICAO: LTAI) is located 13 kms far from Antalya city centre, at the south-west of Turkey. Antalya is the primary touristic destination of Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. More than 27 million passengers used the airport in 2015, 20 million that were international passengers.

Local Transportation from or to Antalya Airport

Havas Bus Antalya Airport
Havas Bus Antalya Airport

Public Bus to and from Antalya airport

Number 600 and 800 public buses shuttle departure every 30 minutes from the airport. Number 600 public bus shuttle line arrives in Antalya Bus Station by passing through the city centre. From there, you can maintain your trip to other regional cities with interline buses to Bodrum, Ankara, Adana, etc. On the other hand, Number 800 goes to Harbour (city centre). Double ticket schedule is applied on buses.

Antalya Airport Taxi price table
Antalya Airport Taxi price table

Taxi service of Antalya Airport

There is continuous taxi service at Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and domestic flights. For the “price list”, click the link.






Tramway are quite modern
Tramways are quite modern

Getting by Tramway to or from Antalya Airport

With the infrastructure completed in the first half of 2016, the rail system transportation extending to the terminal 1 and domestic lines has been started as of July 2016. Infrastructure works for tramway access to Terminal 2 area are in progress. Tramline; starting from Kepez Fatih Station, Bus Station, Calli, Sarampol, Ismet Pasha, East Garage, Square, Aspendos Boulevard, Serik Street, Airport line follow. On the way out from Antalya Airport, it continues its route on Serik Street and reaches Expo 2016 fairground in Aksu district. Return route; it is in the opposite direction to the departure route.

Car Rental services in Antalya Airport

Once arrived at Antalya Airport you will probably need to get your own vehicle to move around the coast of Antalya, Turkey. At both terminals of te airport, you can easily find companies offering rental car services. The companies listed below have their own offices in the airport:

– National (Yes Oto Kiralama ve Turizm Yatirimlari A.S.): Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 35 57
– Europcar (Efa Motorlu Araçlar ve Turizm A.S.): Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 30 68
Hertz (Asya Nakliyat ve Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti.): Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 34 65
– Budget (Otokoç Otomotiv Ticaret ve Sanayi A.S.): Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 33 95
Avis (Otokoç Otomotiv Ticaret ve Sanayi A.S): Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 30 73
Filo (Burcu Turizm ve Oto Kiralama Tic.A.S): Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 30 90
– Ay-Tu (Ay-Tu Turizm Tic. Ithalat Ihracat Ltd. Sti): Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 31 10
– Travelium (Travelium Car Rental):Tel: ☎ +(90) 242 330 30 53

For the official website of Antalya Airport please go to;

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