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How to get from Dalaman Airport to Ölüdeniz

Ölüdeniz is a well-known Mediterranean tourist city along Turkey’s Lycian “Turquoise coast”. Located 61 km away from Dalaman, many visitors enjoy the Turkish town’s crystal clear blue lagoons and its wild hiking trails around its rugged mountain range. Also known for its ancient ruins, Ölüdeniz is definitely a great holiday destination for all.

When visiting Ölüdeniz, you will be landing at Dalaman International Airport and you have 2 transportation options to reach the magical town; you can either take a taxi or you can take the Havas bus to Fethiye, where you can take a taxi to your Ölüdeniz hotel. Taking a Dalaman airport taxi or private transfer is the fastest and only direct way to reach Ölüdeniz, getting you to Ölüdeniz in 1 hour 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the Havas bus which takes 1 hour to reach Fethiye Intercity Bus Terminal; from here you can take a short taxi ride of around 25 minutes to Ölüdeniz.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Welcome Pickups €42 70min 24/7
Taxi €10.30 70min 24/7
Bus and Taxi €9 85min 24/7

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Ölüdeniz by taxi

Choosing to take a Dalaman airport taxi or private transfer to Ölüdeniz is a great option. Taxis are not only direct, but they are also available 24/7, and provide safe door-to-door services, getting you and your loved ones to your Ölüdeniz hotel in just 1 hour 10 minutes.

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

Taxis in Turkey are inexpensive and calculate their prices using a taximeter, based on the time and distance to your Ölüdeniz accommodation. A one-way trip from DLM to Ölüdeniz costs €10.30 (₺160 TL), traffic dependant. Please note that day, night and weekend prices do not differ.

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

Cost

€10.30 (₺160 TL)

Trip Duration

1 H 10 Min.

*Rates may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
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.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Dalaman Airport to Ölüdeniz is the best travel option. Taxis do not only provide 24/7 door-to-door services in the comfort of your own vehicle, but they are also the only direct way to reach Ölüdeniz. Moreover, taxis are cheap and depending on how large your travel group is, the price may end up being the same or cheaper than taking the bus.

Editor’s Note

It is important to know that not all taxis can accommodate credit card payments; for that reason, it is important to ask the driver beforehand.

Useful Tips

It is very rare that your Dalaman taxi driver speaks English, for that reason, it is recommended to keep your Ölüdeniz accommodation address at hand, or pre-book a private transfer online.
Dalaman airport taxi drivers do not expect to be tipped, although it is always appreciated. Most travellers just round up their end fare to the higher price.
Please note that there are no price differences between day, night or weekend taxi trips.

How to get from Dalaman Airport to Ölüdeniz by bus and taxi

For those travelling on a budget, a public transportation option is available. Unfortunately, there is no direct bus route from Dalaman International Airport to Ölüdeniz. You will firstly have to take the Havas airport shuttle bus to Fethiye, which takes 1 hour, and then find a taxi to get you to your Ölüdeniz hotel, taking another 25 minutes. Thus, your total travel time will take 1 hour 25 minutes, excluding waiting and transfer time.

It is important to know that the Havas bus schedule is very conveniently coordinated to the domestic flight arrival times.

How much is a Havas bus ticket and taxi from Dalaman airport to Ölüdeniz?

A one-way ticket on the Havas shuttle bus to Fethiye costs €1.80 (₺30 TL). You can purchase your ticket directly from the bus driver in the Turkish Lira. From Fethiye, a taxi to Ölüdeniz city centre costs around €2.70 (₺40 TL), bringing the total travel price to €4.50 (₺70 TL).

Cost

€4.50 (₺70 TL)

Trip Duration

1 H 25 Min.

The Havas shuttle buses are scheduled according to the domestic flight arrivals, and taxis are available 24/7.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The bus operates a return route from Fethiye to Dalaman airport 7 days a week, you will have to take a taxi from Ölüdeniz to Fethiye beforehand.

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). At Fethiye, taxis can be found at the bus station taxi ranks or roaming around the streets.

Convenience

Although being the cheaper option, taking the combined bus and taxi trip from Dalaman airport to Ölüdeniz is not the most convenient one, especially if you are travelling with children and heavy luggage.

Moreover, if you are in a group, then taking a taxi ends up being a cheaper alternative.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

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

Useful Tips

The Havas bus can drop you off at specified points on its route, but you will have to notify your driver beforehand; this can come in handy if you are taking a taxi to Ölüdeniz.
The Havas shuttle leaves Dalaman airport DLM every 25 minutes after every domestic aircraft landing.
The Havas bus vehicles have large storage spaces under the bus, which is practical if you are travelling with large luggage.

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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 to get from Dalaman airport to Ölüdeniz?

There are two transportation options to get from DLM to Ölüdeniz; you can take the direct taxi alternative taking 1 hour 10 minutes or you can take the Havas shuttle bus to Fethiye where you can take a connecting taxi ride to Ölüdeniz; this option takes 1 hour 25 minutes, excluding waiting times.

How far is Dalaman airport from Ölüdeniz?

Dalaman International Airport (DLM) is located 61 km away from Ölüdeniz. It takes 1 hour 10 minutes to reach the city centre by car or by taxi, depending on traffic conditions.

How much is a taxi from Dalaman airport to Ölüdeniz?

Turkish taxis are cheap and calculate their prices using a taximeter. A one-way trip from DLM Airport to Ölüdeniz costs €10.30 (₺160 TL).

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