Travelling to Bodrum - How to Get There?

Bodrum, formerly Halicarnassus, is a lively coastal resort and a popular tourist destination on the southwest Mediterranean coast of Turkey, in the Mugla Province.

Arrival by Air

The closest airport to Bodrum & Gumbet is the International Bodrum Milas Airport located 36 km. from central Bodrum.

There are regular shuttle bus services and transfer companies making Bodrum Airport Transfers to Bodrum & Gumbet from the airport.

Bodrum Milas Airport Information
Phone : +90 (0252) 523 01 01
Fax : +90 (0252) 523 00 82
Web :

Domestic Filghts : There are a lot of direct flights to Bodrum Milas Airport. From Istanbul you can fly via Turkish Airlines (, Atlasjet (, Onur Air (, Pegasus Airlines ( and SunExpress ( From Ankara you can fly via Onur Air. From Izmir you can fly via Atlasjet, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines, and SunExpress. From Izmir you can fly via Onur Air and Pegasus Airlines.

International Filghts : Especially in summer times there are lot of direct charter flights from Europe to Bodrum Milas Airport. Other international flights are mostly being made through Istanbul and Izmir.

Arrival by Road

Getting to Bodrum & Gumbet by road is easy and well organized especially in summer times. There are lots of bus companies operate from the big cities and from many close districts to Bodrum. From Izmir, Fethiye and Marmaris, there are busses about every hour. It takes about 12 hours from Istanbul, 4 hours from Izmir and 10 hours from Ankara.

Gumbet is located 3 km. from central Bodrum and there are regular minibus (dolmus) services from Bodrum to Gumbet.

Bodrum Bus Station Phone Number :
+90 252 316 26 37

Major Bus Companies in Bodrum :
Kamil Koç +90 252 316 57 23; Pamukkale +90 252 316 13 69; Varan +90 252 316 30 08; Ulusoy +90 252 316 01 67

Arrival by Sea

Regular ferry and boat services to Bodrum is made via the Greek islands of Rhodes and Cos. There are two ways daily ferryboat and hydrofoil services from Cos and Rhodes to Bodrum during the summer season. From Cos ;It takes about 1 hour by ferry; 20 minutes by hydrofoil and from Rhodes it takes about 2 hours by ferry and 15 minutes by hydrofoil to Bodrum.

There are also ferry services to Datca and Didim from Bodrum.

Bodrum Ferries Phone Number : +90 252 316 08 82
Bodrum Express Phone Number : +90 252 316 10 87

Private Shuttle and Bodrum Airport Transfers

If you are a group or a family with kids or having lots of luggages with you, than we highly recommend you to take private transfers for your hotel as they offer a fixed rate, comfortable and safe transfer to your hotel in the Bodrum region. The Havas airport shuttles will bring you to at the Intercity Bus Terminal of Bodrum and you'll need to take a taxi from there again which will harder for you with your kids and luggage. But private transfers drives you just to the entrance of your hotel.

When you take private transfers, the driver also meets you inside the airpot terminal with your name written on a plate. And he accompanies you for the transfer and also he helps you with your luggages like where to take them and even carry them to the shuttle. And as there is a fixed price, you will not have to worry or deal with price calculations.

As for private shuttle transfers from the Milas Airport Bodrum (BJV), we highly recommend KiwiTaxi as we recently booked with them had a gerat trip to our hotel. They have variety of different and good models of cars ranging from Micro for 3 passengers to Minibuses for 19 passengers and also offer child seats. They met us inside the airport, helped with our luggages, brought us in front of the hotel and there also helped us with our luggage.

Below you may make a search to whole Bodrum region to find the prefect private shuttle and transfer service from Milas Airport Bodrum (BJV) to your hotel and from your hotel to Milas Airport Bodrum (BJV). KiwiTaxi offers low-priced, fixed rate private shuttles that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance. Their large selection of comfortable taxis, minivans, luxurious cars and 6-19+ passenger minibuses can match any need while ensuring quick and safe travels to and from Milas Airport Bodrum (BJV). Faster and more comfortable than shuttles, buses and taxis. Free cancellation up to 5 hrs before pickup. All prices include fees & tip.

Milas Bodrum Airport to/from Bodrum Transfers

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