How to Get to Pamukkale from Antalya


antalya-1Antalya is a major tourist attraction in Turkey and it has some of the most beautiful beaches not just in Turkey but in the world. Depending on your situation, you might be already in Antalya and decide to go to Pamukkale and check its beauty or you are just making your travel plans and trying out which route would be best for you. Either way, don’t worry, here’s the information you need to get to Pamukkale from Antalya.

As you know, Antalya is one of the major cities in Turkey and it has bus routes to many other cities, including Denizli. Since the distance between two cities is not very long, you can take a day trip from Antalya. However you should note that, you need to take off early in the morning to come on time and really enjoy Pamukkale.  Antalya is approximately 227 kms away from Denizli and it will take between 4 to 5 hours to get to Denizli. Here are your options to get to Pamukkale:


pamukkale-logo-1If you would like to travel by yourself, the most convenient way is to take a bus from Antalya. There are many buses that take off at Antalya throughout the day so you don’t really need to worry about that. Besides that, Pamukkale Turizm, a popular bus company, has branches in Antalya City Center and also in popular touristic places like Belek and Kemer. Here’s the bus schedule for Pamukkale Turizm:

00:30 06:30 07:30 08:30 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30
14:30 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:30 19:30 21:00 22:00 23:00 23:59

metro-logoMetro Turizm, another popular bus company, also has buses multiple times a day. Their website supports both Turkish and English, so you can purchase your tickets before your travel begins. Here’s the bus schedule for Metro:

13:30 22:00 23:00 23:59

Here’s the schedule for Uludag Bus Company:

10:00 20:00 23:30

And Isparta Bus Company also has buses multiple times a day:

06:30 10:30 14:30

Rental Car

You also have a option to rent a car from Antalya, if you would like to discover the area by yourself and have a more flexible schedule to yourself. You can click here to book your rental car.


Yes, there are also tours that take off in Antalya to Pamukkale. You can take a daily tour that includes lunch and explore Pamukkale and Hierapolis. Click here for more information.

Note: Bus times and ticket prices may change over time, so we recommend confirming the given information with a company official.