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Getting from from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye

Fethiye sits in the middle of Turkey’s southern coastline, located around 45 km south of Dalaman. The city is enveloped by breathtaking UNESCO sites, archaeological marvels, exquisite beaches and high mountains. Furthermore, Fethiye holds a charming Old Town, perfect for wandering around; so enjoy its boutiques, cosy bars, traditional restaurants and its exceptional fresh fish market.

If you are landing at Dalaman International Airport (DLM) and you wish to make your way to Fethiye, you have 2 transport options; you can either take a taxi or you can take the Havas shuttle bus. Choosing to take a Dalaman airport taxi or private transfer is the fastest and easiest way to travel. They are not only available 24/7, but they also offer safe door-to-door services, getting you to your Fethiye hotel in just 45 minutes. Your other option would be to take the Havas shuttle bus straight from Dalaman airport to Fethiye, taking around 1 hour.

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 €40 45min 24/7
Taxi €11.20 45min 24/7
Bus €3.60 60min 24/7

How to get from Dalaman airport to Fethiye by taxi

Taking a Dalaman airport taxi or private transfer is definitely the fastest and safest transportation option to Fethiye. Taxis are inexpensive and reliable, providing 24/7 door-to-door services.

How much is a taxi from Dalaman International Airport to Fethiye?

Taxis in Turkey calculate their prices using a taximeter, based on the time and distance travelled. However, unlike other countries, the price does not differ whether you are travelling during the day, night, on the weekend or holidays.

Hence, depending on traffic conditions, a 45-minute trip from Dalaman airport to Fethiye should cost around €11.20 (₺175 TL).


€11.20 (₺175 TL)

Trip Duration

45 Min.

*Rates may vary unless booked in advance.

Value for Money

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

Where do I get it from?

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


Choosing to take a taxi for your Dalaman to Fethiye transfer is a great option. Not only do taxis provide safe, reliable door-to-door services in the comfort of a private vehicle, but they also take care of your travel partners and luggage, all for a cheap price.

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

Editor’s Note

Not all taxis in Turkey accept credit card payments; thus, it is important to ask your driver before getting into the car.

Useful Tips

Tips are not required but are always appreciated. Most travellers tip their Dalaman taxi driver by rounding up the end fare to a higher number.
It is good to know that there is no price difference between a day, night or a weekend taxi trip.
As most taxi drivers in Dalaman don’t speak English, it is always good to have your destination’s address in Fethiye at hand. Alternatively, you can pre-book a private transfer with an English-speaking driver.

How to get from Dalaman airport to Fethiye by bus

An alternative transportation option for travellers on a budget would be to take the Havas airport shuttle bus. The bus is direct from Dalaman airport to Fethiye, taking only 1 hour to reach the city centre. Moreover, the bus schedule is very convenient as it is coordinated to the domestic flight arrival times.

How much is a Havas bus ticket from Dalaman airport to Fethiye?

The Havas bus is a cost-savvy option, with a one-way ticket from DLM to Fethiye costing €1.80 (₺30 TL). You can purchase your ticket directly from the bus driver in the Turkish Lira.


€1.80 (₺30 TL)

Trip Duration

1 hour

The Havas bus shuttles are scheduled according to the domestic flight arrivals.

Value for Money

The bus operates a return route from Fethiye to Dalaman airport 7 days a week.

Where do I get it from?

The Havas shuttle buses are easily found in front of the Domestic Arrivals Hall at Dalaman International Airport (DLM).


Taking the Havas airport shuttle bus from DLM airport to Fethiye is a great option for those travelling on a budget. Havas provides comfortable vehicles which take you directly to Fethiye’s city centre in 1 hour. Moreover, Havas schedules their bus departures according to the airport’s domestic flight arrivals, making this a very practical travel alternative.


Editor’s Note

Please note that the Havas bus schedule is connected to the airport's domestic flight arrivals, which means that if you are travelling to Dalaman airport through an international flight, you will need to check the bus timetable beforehand.

Useful Tips

The Havas shuttle bus leaves Dalaman airport roughly 25 minutes after every domestic aircraft landing.
It is good to know that the Havas bus can drop you off at specified points on its route, but you will have to notify your driver beforehand.
No need to worry if you are travelling with large luggage as Havas bus vehicles have large storage space.

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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 Fethiye?

Dalaman airport DLM is located 45.3 km away from Fethiye. It takes around 45 minutes to reach the city centre by car or by taxi.

How much is a taxi from Dalaman airport to Fethiye?

A one-way trip from Dalaman International Airport to Fethiye costs around €10.60 (₺175 TL), depending on traffic conditions. Please note that the end fare does not differ for day, night or weekend trips.

How to get from Dalaman airport to Fethiye?

There are two travel options to get from DLM airport to Fethiye; you can take a taxi or private transfer or you can take the Havas shuttle bus. The first option takes 45 minutes to reach Fethiye city centre and the second option takes 1 hour.

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