Turkish Airlines offers one to five direct flights on a daily basis from Ankara to Bodrum. The flights, which take nearly an hour and a half, increase in number especially during the busy summer months. Moreover, Turkish Airlines offers nearly twenty flight alternatives in this route, which are operated as connecting flights over the two airports in Istanbul. Note that, the airport of arrival in Istanbul may not be the next point of departure to Bodrum in the connecting flights operated over Istanbul between Ankara and Bodrum. That is to say, you may have to change the airport in Istanbul during your layover. The duration of journey in the connecting flights, on the other hand, varies by the layover at Istanbul.
The capital of Turkey, Ankara is a riveting destination by its historical artifacts of thousands of years, together with various cultural elements of Anatolian civilizations that have remained until today. The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, where these priceless works are exhibited, should definitely be seen during your stay. In addition, make sure to also see the architectural works like Ankara Castle, Akköprü and Karacabey Turkish Bath. Without a doubt, Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Republic of Turkey, is the most attention-grabbing spot in the city. Ankara is therefore a significant center of attraction for travellers. As a notable capital where international meetings and diplomatic visits take place frequently, Ankara welcomes a large number of visitors from all over the world all year round.
The city hosts extremely busy air traffic by serving as a capital and a significant metropolis. Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) which is the sole airport managing the city’s busy air traffic is located 28 kilometers from the center. Flights from Ankara with Turkish Airlines take off from this airport.
There are a couple of alternatives offering easy transportation from the city center to Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB). The frequently preferred option is the EGO bus services operated by the municipality. EGO bus line numbered 442 operates in Kızılay, Aşti (Bus Terminal) and Esenboğa Airport route. Another public transport option would be the airport shuttles, operating regularly from 19 Mayıs Stadium to the airport.
In addition, passengers interested in a private transport may take the cabs serving 7/24 all around the city as well.
Hosting tremendous crowds especially in the summer season, Bodrum shines out as a notable holiday paradise addressing everyone. As a first stop for vacation and entertainment, Bodrum is a worldwide known destination by its splendid sea, shiny sun, historical artifacts, cultural events, and its accommodation facilities for every budget… This delightful county, which is live both during the day and night is under a spotlight in the long summer season with its utterly magnificent coves and a wide range of opportunities it offers for its guests.
Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV) which is located 35 kilometers from Bodrum center hosts extremely busy air traffic in the summertime. Passengers holding a flight ticket to Bodrum with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
You may use the airport shuttles to reach the city center from Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV). Setting off right on the way out the domestic terminal building, shuttles operate between Bodrum Bus Terminal and the airport in line with the flight hours. If you are planning to travel to different directions like Akyarlar, Yalıkavak, Ortakent, Türkbükü, Gümbet or Turgutreis, you should get on the minibuses departing from Bodrum Bus Terminal. Apart from the airport shuttles, municipal buses also serve from airport to Bodrum Bus Terminal, Marmaris, Fethiye and Datça.
If you are looking for a more comfortable option, you may take the cabs serving 7/24 in the airport, or rent a car from the airport for ensuring a smooth transport throughout your stay.