For those travellers wishing to get to the town of Dalaman from the airport, bus services unfortunately do not run services into the town and you will have to take a taxi. Fortunately taxis are plentiful and cheap and as the airport is only around 4 miles from Dalaman, it's easy and quick to get there. If you plan to take an intercity bus into the rest of Turkey from Dalaman, head towards the north of the town where you will find the main bus station. Havas Bus services run regular shuttle services to many other nearby destinations including the popular yacht and cruising town of Marmaris and the beautiful marina town of Fethiye. You will find bus departure areas conveniently situated at the exit of the Domestic Terminal of Dalaman airport.
Trains to Dalaman Airport
Dalaman and indeed the rest of the South West coastline of Turkey has no rail connections, however travellers wishing to explore Turkey after landing in Dalaman airport can easily rely on buses and taxis to get into the nearby towns and coastal resorts. The nearest train station to Dalaman airport can be found at Denizli near Pamukke, which will connect you to the main Turkish high speed rail network that stretches across the whole country from Van in the East to Izmir in the West.
Driving to Dalaman Airport
Getting to Dalaman Airport by car is easy whichever direction you are arriving from. Simply follow the D400 highway and exit towards the south on route 5 towards the airport, which is helpfully signposted from the motorway. If you wish to explore the stunning Aegean coastline at your own pace, you can do no better than hire a car from one of the many car rental desks available at Dalaman airport. You can hire cars from several world renowned companies including Avis, Budget Rent a Car and Europcar.