Istanbul, city of sultans, is a unique city that connects Europe and Asia with Bosphorus Bridge and offers many beauties along with it. It attracts millions of tourists every year and most tourists come to Istanbul as their travels’ start point. If you are wondering how to get to Pamukkale from Istanbul and want to know most convenient ways to travel to Pamukkale, this is the information that you need. There are many transportation options that you can choose to go with to get to Pamukkale.
As you know, Pamukkale is in Denizli region and there’s an airport in Denizli’s Cardak region called Denizli Cardak Airport. It’s the only airport in Denizli and it’s the closest one that you can use to get to Pamukkale. There are currently 3 airlines that fly to Denizli Cardak Airport from Istanbul. The airport is approximately 70 km away from Pamukkale and there are shuttles that you can take to arrive Pamukkale. If you are wondering how to get around between Istanbul Ataturk Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport, you can find detailed information here.
Turkish Airlines has flights from Istanbul everyday and multiple times a day. Flights departure from Istanbul Ataturk Airport and it takes about 1 hour to get to Denizli. Turkish Airlines is convenient for those who land on Ataturk Airport and want to come to Pamukkale right afterwards or for those who have hotel rooms that are close to the airport. Visit our Turkish Airlines page to find more information.
Borajet is a growing airline company that operates mostly within Turkey. Borajet flights take off from Sabiha Gokcen Airport which is on the Asian side of Istanbul. If you are wondering how to get there from Istanbul Ataturk Airport, you can read here. Borajet has flights between Istanbul and Denizli 6 days a week. You can read detailed information about Borajet Airlines on this page.
Pegasus Airlines is one of the biggest airlines in Turkey and it operates in Turkey as well internationally. Pegasus Airlines flights also departure from Sabiha Gokcen Airport, 5 days a week. You can read detailed information about Pegasus Airlines on this page.
There are so many buses that go back and forth between Istanbul and Denizli, you don’t really need to worry about the bus schedule. Every hour or half an hour or so, there is a bus that takes off from Istanbul to Denizli. You can take these buses on both European side as well as Asian side of Istanbul. This bus ride will take about 10 hours.
Pamukkale Turizm is a Denizli based popular bus company and it serves in many locations in Turkey. You can find many branches of Pamukkale Turizm in Istanbul. They do have offices at popular locations like Taksim. You don’t worry about getting to the bus station as well. Pamukkale Turizm provides shuttles to bus station from their branches and they will tell you when shuttles leave. Once you get to Denizli, you will arrive at Denizli Bus Station (Denizli Otogar). Pamukkale is just 20 minutes away from there and you can take a dolmus (minibus) or a taxi from there. You can find detailed information about Pamukkale Turizm on this page.
Whether you want to take a comprehensive Turkey tour for 2 weeks or you just want a short trip to the region, there are tours that you can join. As mentioned before, Istanbul is a start point for most travelers in Turkey and there are many tours that take off from there.
This tour includes must-see places in Turkey such as Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Ephesus, Cappadocia, Kusadasi and of course Pamukkale. The tour includes accomodation in luxury hotels and meals.
Would you like a 2 day tour that takes off from Istanbul and includes both Ephesus and Pamukkale? This tour is for you. Visit ancient site of Ephesus and Hierapolis and witness the history.
Renting a car is always an option in Turkey for your travel. If you want to take a road trip from Istanbul and discover the region by yourself, there are rental car companies that you can rent a car in airport or in Istanbul Downtown. You should note that, there’s a significant amount of distance between two locations and it’s a long trip.