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Introducing Samsun


Known by the name of Amisos in antiquity, Samsun has always been a significant location in history. The Turkish War of Independence, led by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, started here in Samsun on May 19, 1919. With its rivers, streams, creeks, plateaus, forests, and sea, Samsun is a center of agriculture located between the Halys and the Iris rivers. This tourist destination is also famous for its historical and cultural pieces.

Samsun is known for:


Wellness Seaside

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Ordu (151 km)
Sinop (180 km)
Amasya (124 km)
CURRENCY
Turkish Lira (TRY)

COUNTRY CODE
+90

ELECTRIC POWER
C, E, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.26

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€8.82

Average Temperature

Samsun airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can make the 30 km journey from the airport to Samsun city center using the municipal bus service which departs from the stop just 5 minutes’ walk from the terminal building. Bus departure times are: 07:45, 09:45, 11:45, 15:45, 17:45 and 19:45. It costs 3 Turkish lira to get to the city center and tickets can be purchased on the bus. The journey to the city center takes around 40 minutes. There is also a passenger shuttle service, operated by Lamirjen Turizm, which works around flight arrival and departure times. The journey by shuttle costs 7.50 Turkish lira and the journey takes around 30 minutes.

Average time from airport: 30-40 minutes

Distance from airport: 30 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for buses or shuttles, you can get to the city center using the 24 hour taxi service that runs from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is 75 Turkish liras.

Average taxi price: 75 Turkish liras

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