Pamukkale Bus Company (Pamukkale Turizm)

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pamukkale-logo-1Pamukkale Turizm, is Turkey’s one of the biggest bus companies that serves in many cities in west part of Turkey. As the company’s name explains, Pamukkale Turizm is established in Denizli and you can find many destinations to major cities as well as touristic locations from Denizli.

Pamukkale Turizm has buses called Teknobus in its fleet. Teknobus is a bus that has a touch screen for every seat which you can watch movies, listen to music or play games with. What’s cool is that, some of their buses have wireless internet and plug sockets, so you can use your laptop on the road.

As far as the name suggests, you might be thinking all of their buses are taking off at Pamukkale. :) But no, the main base of Pamukkale Turizm is Denizli Otogar (Bus Station) and majority of their buses as well as other bus companies are using there as their hub. That being said, some of Pamukkale Turizm buses take off right in Pamukkale. So, whether you want to go to those places or come from those places, here’s the list:

Aydin Kusadasi Selcuk Soke

pamukkale-busYou can go to these places directly from Pamukkale or come from them directly. As mentioned before, Denizli Bus Station is used for the majority of bus routes and you can go to over to 40 different places from there by taking a Pamukkale Turizm bus. The size of the bus changes depending on how far you are going. For short destinations, usually small buses are provided whereas for long destinations, large buses are being used.

On the road, depending on how far you are going, you will be provided free snacks, sandwiches with a drink of your choice. For long destinations such as Istanbul, buses will stop at roadhouses for passengers to take a break. In those locations, you can find cafes and markets where you can buy food or drink.

Most of Pamukkale Turizm buses have 2+2 layout which you get to sit with someone next to you. If you are travelling with someone, that should be no problem; however note that the seat next to you may be assigned to someone else if you are travelling alone. Some of Pamukkale Turizm buses have 2+1 layout which you can get a single seat without sitting next to anyone.

Pamukkale Turizm website is only in Turkish so it might a little too difficult for you to navigate through the site. So, here’s a little guide for you to make it easier:

Kalkış  From
Varış To
Tarih Date
Bilet Satin Al Buy Tickets
Saati Time
Arac Turu Vehicle Type
Hemen Al Buy Now
Internet The Price for Buying via Internet
Normal The Price for Buying via a Branch
Sefer Sorgula Check Bus Times
Cinsiyet Gender
Ileri Next
E-posta Email
Ad First Name
Soyad Last Name
Telefon Phone number
Son Kullanim Expiration Date
İşlemi Tamamla Complete Booking

How to Get to Pamukkale from Bodrum

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bodrumBodrum is a quite popular tourist destination among Turkish beaches along with Kusadasi. The distance between two places is approximately 270 kms. It takes about 4 hours to get from Bodrum to Pamukkale. Whether you want to take a day trip or 3-4 day trip to Pamukkale, here’s the information that you need to get to Pamukkale. To get from Bodrum to Pamukkale, you can either join a tour or take a bus.

Bus

pamukkale-logo-1Like Kusadasi, there are buses multiple times a day from Bodrum to Pamukkale and they operate everyday. Pamukkale Turizm, which is a popular bus company, has buses that you can take from Bodrum 5 times a day starting at 07:00 which is a great time to start a day trip. Pamukkale Turizm has two branches in Bodrum and you can purchase your tickets through them. Unfortunately their website serves only in Turkish so it may be hard for you to purchase tickets online.  Ticket prices vary between 28 TL and 30 TL. Here’s the daily schedule:

07:00 09:00 12:00 13:00 15:30

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Metro Turizm, another popular bus company in Turkey, also has a bus that takes off once a day from Bodrum at 14:00. There’s a Metro Turizm branch at Bodrum Otogar that you can purchase tickets with. Their website also serves both in Turkish and English, if you like to purchase your tickets online. You can click here to go to Metro website.

Tour

pamukkale-travertine-pools-1Daily Pamukkale Tour from Bodrum

You can take a daily tour from Bodrum to Pamukkale for $59. This tour has a pick up and drop off service from your hotel. For your transportation, an air-conditioned vehicle will be provided and also the tour includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, check out this page.

pamukkale-springOvernight Trip to Ephesus and Pamukkale from Bodrum

If you want to visit both Ephesus and Pamukkale, this tour is for you. The tour includes one night accommodation and one breakfast, one lunch, one dinner. The vehicle that will be provided has air-conditioning.

Rental Car

Since Bodrum is a quite popular destination for travelers, it’s easy to find rental cars in this area. Here’s a list of websites that you can find rentals cars in Bodrum.

Set Car Rental
Turkey Car Rental

Wish you an awesome trip!

How to Get to Pamukkale from Kusadasi

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kusadasi-1Kusadasi is one of the top tourist attractions among Turkish beaches. You might be coming to Kusadasi for your travel or you are already in Kusadasi and wondering how to get Pamukkale from there. The distance between Kusadasi and Pamukkale is approximately 200 km’s. It takes about 3 hours to get from Kusadasi to Pamukkale. “But, how do you get around easily between two location?” Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here are your options.

Tours

There are tours from Kusadasi to Pamukkale that take care of everything for you. You can either take tours that take off at Kusadasi for a daily trip to Pamukkale or 3 and 4 day tours that also cover other popular places like Ephesus and Cappadocia.

kusadasi-tour-1Full-Day Pamukkale Tour from Kusadasi

If you are staying in Kusadasi and want to take a day trip to Pamukkale, then this is for you. The tour will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning. The tour includes a professional tour guide and returns you to your hotel at 20:00.

kusadasi-tour-2Ephesus and Pamukkale 2-Day Tour from Kusadasi

Here’s another tour from Kusadasi. This tour is a day 2 day tour that departures from Kusadasi to visit Ephesus and Pamukkale. If you want to visit both Ephesus, Pamukkale and Hierapolis, this tour will fit your needs.

Bus

Pamukkale Turizm has bus a bus route between Kusadasi and Denizli multiple times a day. It’s an easy and cheap way to get around Pamukkale. Since the distance between two destinations is relatively short, you can make a daily trip from Kusadasi without wasting too much time on the road. Pamukkale Turizm is operating buses between two places everyday and 5 times a day. Pamukkale Turizm buses also include wireless internet and TV in their buses, so your trip won’t be boring at all. :)

09:00 11:15 16:00 22:00 23:30

You should note that buses that are mentioned here won’t be going to Pamukkale directly. Instead, they arrive at Denizli Bus Terminal and use it as their hub. After arriving Denizli Bus Terminal, you can take one of the shuttles there and then go to Pamukkale.