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Getting from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme)

After landing at Kayseri Erkilet Airport (ASR) there are three transport options to Cappadocia (Goreme). For a direct transfer you can choose between taxi and shuttle bus, but if you don't mind changing at Kayseri Central Bus Station, you can also catch the bus to Goreme in Cappadocia. The Cappadocia airport taxi will take around 65 minutes to reach Goreme from Kayseri Airport and the fare will be 45€ (296TL) for up to 4 passengers, when you prebook. If you prefer to travel by shared shuttle bus, you can prearrange your journey before the flight with one of plenty shuttle bus companies that operate in Cappadocia. The shuttle bus needs approximately 70 minutes to reach Goreme city centre under normal traffic conditions and the average single ticket price is 10€ (66TL) per passenger. Shuttle buses at Kayseri Airport only operate on demand and there is no set timetable. You can also get from Kayseri Airport to Kayseri Central Bus Station and catch the bus to Goreme. The bus leaves 7 times a day from the station and takes 60 minutes to the city of Goreme. A single ticket is 3€ (20TL). Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Cappadocia (Goreme) at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

Shuttle Bus €20 70min 05:30–23:30
Taxi €45 65min 24/7
Bus €6 60min 07:00–21:00

How to get from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme) by shuttle bus

The shuttle bus option from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme) is an affordable option. A single ticket costs 10€ (66TL) on average and the journey duration is 70 minutes. You can get a shuttle bus from Kayseri Airport only if you prebook a shuttle bus service. There are several shuttle operators from which to choose, but you cannot board a shuttle bus for which you haven't previously booked. There is no standard timetable, as shuttle buses to Goreme in the region of Cappadocia only operate on demand. The service is generally available 5.30am - 11.30pm, but this can change from one shuttle bus company to another.

How much is the shuttle bus from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme)?

An average single shuttle bus ticket to Goreme in the region of Cappadocia is 10€ (66TL). To book your ticket you need to contact the shuttle bus operators at Kayseri Airport and arrange your trip.



Trip Duration

70 Min.

*Different operators charge different fees and the final ticket price may be higher. If you don't want to share a shuttle bus with other passengers, prices will be significantly higher.

Value for Money

Shuttle buses to Cappadocia (Goreme) are only available on demand. If you wish to travel by shuttle bus, you need to prearrange your journey.

Where do I get it from?

To get the shuttle bus to Goreme from Kayseri Airport, simply exit the Arrivals Terminal and wait for your prebooked shuttle service. The operator will inform you of the exact location of the shuttle bus when booking.


Getting the shuttle bus to Cappadocia (Goreme) from the airport of Kayseri is not the most convenient option, but it offers a direct service. If you wish to save money, you will have to share the shuttle bus with other passengers. There is plenty luggage space and you will be comfortable on board, but you may have to wait for long before your shuttle bus departs, as operators prefer to travel with full vehicles. If you don't prebook a shuttle bus ticket, you won't be allowed to board the shuttle bus even if there are seats available.

Editor’s Note

If you attempt to board a shuttle bus without prebooking and you get noticed by an airport or taxi employee, it may cause a commotion, as this is not a tolerated practice.

Useful Tips

Book a private shuttle bus service, if you are worried about riding with strangers.
If you travel with a large group, it is worth prearranging for a private shuttle bus service and split the cost with your fellow travellers.

How to get from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme) by taxi

Travelling by taxi to the city of Goreme in Cappadocia from ASR is a convenient and hassle-free option. Typical taxis are available 24/7 at the airport of Kayseri and prebooked services are also available. A Cappadocia airport taxi journey to Goreme city centre in the region of Cappadocia takes 65 minutes on average and the fare is 45€ (296TL) for a private, prebooked taxi service.

Taxi fare from Kayseri Erkilet Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme)

A standard prebooked taxi fare from the airport of Kayseri to Cappadocia (Goreme) is 45€ (296TL). When you prebook, you get a fixed fare, but if you decide to get a taxi at the airport ranks, there can be extra charges because of busy roads, additional luggage or time of travelling.

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The taxi option to Cappadocia (Goreme) is by far the most convenient transport option. You can ride a taxi 24/7 and you won't have to wait for long for a vehicle. The private transfer will give you an ease of mind compared to shared services and the driver will drop you off at your exact Goreme destination. If you are unfamiliar with the Central Anatolia region and the Turkish language, you won't need to find your way around the city of Goreme when travelling by taxi.

Editor’s Note

It is recommended to prebook a taxi service to Cappadocia (Goreme) to make sure you pay a fair fare with no negative surprises.

Useful Tips

Only ride with official taxi companies at the airport of Kayseri. Avoid insistent unauthorised drivers who may approach you.
For a more enjoyable trip to Goreme from Kayseri Airport, you can choose to hire a vehicle that offers Wi-Fi.

Welcome Pickups transfer

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Cappadocia (goreme). Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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How to get from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme) by bus

Getting the bus to Cappadocia (Goreme) from Kayseri Airport is a quite affordable option. To get the bus you first need to transfer to Kayseri Central Bus Station by taxi. There are 7 buses leaving the station to Cappadocia (Goreme) 7am - 9pm daily. Journey duration is 60 minutes and a single ticket costs 3€ (20TL).

How much is the bus from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia (Goreme)?

The cost for the bus to Cappadocia (Goreme) from the bus station is 3€ (20TL). For children 6-12 there is a 30% discount when tickets are booked at the station counters presenting identification. There are also tickets for disabled passengers at lower prices. To boοk a bus ticket, you can either go online, purchase one at the bus station or call the company before your flight.



Trip Duration

60 Min.

*Traffic conditions can affect the journey duration.

Value for Money

Buses leave Kayseri Sehir Terminali to Cappadocia (Goreme) 7 times/day at 7am, 9.30am, 11am, 2pm, 6pm, 7pm, and 9pm.

Where do I get it from?

To get the bus to Cappadocia (Goreme) from Kayseri Airport you first have to take a taxi to Kayseri Central Bus Station. The bus station is located quite close to the airport, so the taxi fare will not be high. Once you reach the bus station, follow the signs to your bus if you already have a ticket or get help from employees at the counters.


Although buses come with a lot of modern amenities such as TV and Wi-Fi, they are not a very convenient transport option to Cappadocia (Goreme) as you need to change to Kayseri Central Bus Station from Kayseri Airport. The only direct way to get to the bus station from ASR is by taxi. Also, frequency is quite low with only 7 buses leaving daily; this means you may have to wait for long especially if your flight is late and you miss your booked bus trip.

Editor’s Note

At Kayseri Central Bus Station, there will be an extra charge for luggage pieces exceeding 30kg.

Useful Tips

Upgrade your ticket for a more comfortable service by booking a single row ticket. This way you will travel in comfort and enjoy some personal space.
Make use of the Wi-Fi on board the bus to make the most out of the journey or keep in touch with work if you're visiting Cappadocia on business.

Frequently asked questions

How far is Cappadocia from Kayseri Airport?

The city of Goreme in Cappadocia is 77 km west of Kayseri Airport. You can reach Goreme in about 60 minutes.

How far is Cappadocia (Goreme) from Instabul?

The city of Goreme in Cappadocia is located 750 km southeast of Instabul. To get to Goreme you will probably need to fly to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airports in Cappadocia. Alternatively, you can try the train network.

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