You can use flights, buses as well as trains to get to Pamukkale. Although bus is the main transporatation system between cities, you can try other options as well, depending on your location. For example, if you are coming from Istanbul to Pamukkale, taking a plane would be a convenient choice. And if you are coming from Izmir, taking a train is an option.
Denizli has a train station right across the bus station and it’s only 20 minutes away from Pamukkale. Currently, the railroad is connected to Izmir only. So, if you are coming from Izmir, Adnan Menderes Airport or Selcuk, you can the train that operates between these locations and Denizli.
The train departures from Izmir and stops at places like Adnan Menderes Airport, Selcuk and Aydin and proceeds to Denizli with other stops. So, if your flight lands on Adnan Menderes Airport, taking a train to Pamukkale might be a convenient way to travel. If you are visiting Ephesus, which is in Selcuk, you can take Izmir-Denizli train from there as well.
There are currently 7 trains running between Izmir and Denizli and you can catch one of them throughout the day.
Here’s the schedule:
|Izmir - Denizli Route Departure Times|
It will take about 4 hours to get from Izmir to Denizli. You will arrive at Denizli Train Station (Denizli Gar) which is right across Denizli Bus Station.
Getting from Train Station to Pamukkale
To get from station to Pamukkale, you can take a taxi right from in the station or you can take a dolmus (minibus) from bus station that is right across the train station.
Denizli to Izmir - Selcuk - Aydin - Adnan Menderes Airport
There are 6 trains that take off from Denizli to Izmir, and trains stop at places including Aydin, Selcuk and Adnan Menderes Airport.
|Denizli - Izmir Route Departure Times|
You can download the full schedule here.
One-way adult ticket: 18.75 TL
One-way young ticket: 15 TL
Roundtrip ticket: 30 TL