Turkish Airlines offers 20 different flight alternatives in average every day from Helsinki to Istanbul. Flights taking off from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) land at Antalya Airport (AYT), with a connecting flight over Istanbul. The duration of the journey varies by the layover at Istanbul, ranging from 7 to 20 hours. Ongoing all year round, the number of flights remains same throughout the year.
Istanbul Airport (IST) generally serves as a transit point for the flights in this route, however sometimes the airport of arrival in Istanbul may not be the next point of departure to Antalya. It would therefore be recommendable to pay attention to these details while booking your flight, so as to set the most convenient plan.
In addition, if your layover at Istanbul is between 6 to 24 hours, you may have a chance to instantly explore this magnificent metropolis via the sightseeing service Touristanbul offered complimentary by Turkish Airlines, which should be booked in advance.
The Finnish capital along the Baltic Sea, Helsinki is a popular touristic destination… Owning a history full of wars, destructions and civil strife, the city now offers an utterly organized, tranquil and modern atmosphere. As a city with numerous successful institutions thanks to its high standards of education and culture, Helsinki receives immigration and visits by the students as well.
The lovely city full of verdant parks and natural reserves, together with countless museums and cultural complexes filled with stunning historical artifacts serves to a large number of tourists every year. Suomenlinna Island shining out by its beautiful fortress and enthralling nature, together with the Market Square, an ideal spot for shopping, Uspenski Cathedral fascinating by its splendid building and the Temppeliaukio Church are only few attractions the city is home to. Seurasaari Open-Air Museum, Ateneum Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History, on the other hand, are other attention-grabbing spots as the favorite of culture fanciers.
Turkish Airlines flights from Helsinki take off from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL), located 18 kilometers to the city center.
Passengers wishing to reach Helsinki Airport (HEL) from the center may use the public buses or the municipal buses called FinnAir. Public buses operate in every 15 minutes from Helsinki Central Railway Station and head towards the airport. These buses numbered 615 and 615T reach the airport within nearly 40 minutes. Other alternative, municipal buses operate in every 20 minutes as express and reach the airport within thirty minutes in average.
Those interested getting on train may reach the airport via the trains P and I from the Central Railway Station. In addition to all these, you can always take the cabs serving 7/24 in the city to comfortably reach the airport.
As one of the most popular holiday destinations in Turkey, Antalya is simply enthralling by the perfect harmony of the deep blue Mediterranean Sea and verdant spaces, creating a peaceful and refreshing picturesque. The adorable city offers enjoyable moments with sun and sea, water sports and numerous activities in the seaside, whereas the inner parts are truly full of stunning natural beauties. This one of a kind destination captivating by its waterfalls, caves, mountains and canyons gathers many tourists with their dream holiday every year.
During your stay in Antalya, standing out by its beautiful touristic counties, you may see the Lycian Way passing through the Lycian ruins, visit the magnificent ancient town and theater of Aspendos, walk around the enchanting Damlataş Cave and swim in the turquoise waters of utterly beautiful untouched coves like Çıralı.
Antalya Airport (AYT) is the sole airport in the city, 13 kilometers to the center. Passengers with a flight ticket to Antalya with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
It is possible to reach the city center from Antalya Airport (AYT) via the Antray line serving between the airport and city center. You may get to Fatih over Meydan Neighborhood and reach Expo district by making a transfer here.
Municipal buses, on the other hand, serve in two different routes: buses numbered 600 operate in the route of Topçular, Mevlana, 100. Yıl Caddesi and the Bus Terminal. Buses numbered 800 serve in Gürsü, Migros, Işıklar, Muratpaşa Municipality and Lara route.
Passengers planning to take airport shuttles may get on the shuttles operating to 5M Migros Mall, following the route over Serik to Gazi Bulvarı, Dumlupınar Bulvarı, Bus Terminal, University and Atatürk Bulvarı. Along with these, you may also consider taking a cab or renting a car from the car rental offices in the airport.