How to Get to Pamukkale from Bodrum


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.


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


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.


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!