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Getting from Dalaman Airport to Dalyan

Dalyan is a unique town located between the districts of Marmaris and Fethiye on the southwest coast of Turkey. Praised for its amazing weather, turquoise waters, and known for having one of the “Top 10 beaches in the world”, it is the country’s secret gem. One of the main attractions is the city’s 3000-year-old rock tombs that sit on top of the Dalyan Strait, a river connecting Köyceğiz lake to the north and Iztuzu Beach to the south. This incredible town is definitely worth a visit.

So when visiting the beautiful Dalyan, you will be landing at Dalaman International Airport (DLM); the small town is only accessible by taxi or private transfer as taxis in Turkey are inexpensive. Although being the only transportation option, Dalaman airport taxis and private transfers are fast and reliable. Moreover, Dalaman airport taxis are available 24/7, and provide safe door-to-door services, getting you and your loved ones to your Dalyan hotel in just 40 minutes.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Dalaman at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

Comparison of the options

Welcome Pickups €27 40min 24/7
Taxi €8 40min 24/7

How to get from Dalaman airport to Dalyan by taxi

Although being the only transportation option to Dalyan, taking a Dalaman airport taxi or private transfer is a safe and reliable way to travel. Taxis are available 24/7 and provide door-to-door transportation, straight to your Dalyan hotel in just 40 minutes.

Turkish taxis calculate their prices using a taximeter, based on the time and distance travelled. Consequently, a one-way trip from DLM airport to your Dalyan hotel costs around €8 (₺150 TL). It is good to know that there is no price difference for day, night or weekend trips.

Nonetheless, if you wish to travel at a fixed rate, with a local English-speaking driver, then it is recommended to pre-book your Dalaman to Dalyan transfer.


€8 (₺150 TL)

Trip Duration

40 Min.

*Rates may vary unless booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Dalaman International Airport (DLM).

You can find the Dalaman airport’s taxi ranks at the arrivals terminal. The rank is clearly marked “Dalaman Airport Taxi” and an airport employee with a clipboard will help you find a taxi.

Although Dalaman airport taxis are the only way to travel to Dalyan, they are a great option. Taxis are available 24/7, provide door-to-door services in the comfort of your own private vehicle, and are inexpensive.

Nonetheless, if you would like to have a private transfer driver waiting for you upon your arrival, ready to escort you to your pre-selected vehicle, then it is recommended to pre-book an airport transfer service online.

Editor’s Note

Please note that not all taxis allow credit card payments; it is important to ask the driver beforehand.

Useful Tips

Giving your Dalaman airport taxi driver a tip is not common, however, it is always appreciated. Most round up their end fare to the higher Turkish Lira.
As most Dalaman taxi drivers don’t speak English, it is recommended to keep your Dalyan accommodation address at hand.
There are no price differences between day, night, weekend or holiday taxi trips.

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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 Dalaman. 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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Frequently asked questions

How far is Dalaman airport from Dalyan?

Dalaman Airport DLM is located 30 km away from Dalyan. It takes 40 minutes to reach by car or by taxi.

How much is a taxi from Dalaman airport to Dalyan?

A one-way trip from Dalaman airport to Dalyan costs around €8 (₺150 TL), traffic dependant. It is good to know that the end fare does not differ for day, night or weekend trips.

Is there a bus from Dalaman airport to Dalyan?

A public transportation option is possible from the airport to Dalyan, however it is not guaranteed. You can take a Havas shuttle bus (direction Fethiye), and alight at Dalaman bus station, here, you will need to find a “Dolmus”, the equivalent fo a Turkish minibus. However, this is not guaranteed.

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