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 KoƧ +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