The lowest priced
flights to Izmir Airport are Germanwings <http://www.germanwings.com
In Istanbul you will
of course have more options in terms of airline companies and their
prices. The Istanbul Atatürk Airport has a tube connection with the
Central Bus Station in Esenler. From there it is very easy to find a
bus to Izmir at anytime.
Main Charter Flight
Companies to Izmir
Main charter flight
companies to Izmir are Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Air France,
Lufthansa, Swiss Air and KLM. Turkish is, however, the most comfortable
one, and their prices are not too bad.
Flight Destinations of Turkish Airlines from Istanbul
Connections to Izmir and Ankara)
“Türk Hava Yolları”; THY; <http://www.thy.com/en-INT
destinations (alphabetically): Algiers
(Houari Boumedienne Airport), Cairo
(Cairo International Airport), Tunis
(Tunis-Carthage International Airport), Tel Aviv
(Ben Gurion International Airport), Amman
(Queen Alia International Airport), Tirana
(Rinas Mother Teresa Airport), Vienna
(Vienna International Airport), Sofia
(Saint-Exupéry International Airport), Nice
(Côte d'Azur International Airport), Paris
almost all German airports (even smaller ones), Athens
(Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport) (Thessaloniki???), Milan
(Malpensa International Airport), Rome
(Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport), Venice
(Marco Polo International Airport), Bucharest
(Otopeni International Airport), Moscow
(Sheremetyevo International Airport), St. Petersburg
(Pulkovo Airport), Stockholm
(Arlanda Airport), Basel
(Basel-Mulhouse International Airport), Geneva
(Cointrin International Airport), Zurich
(Zurich International Airport), Kiev,
London Heathrow Airport, London Stansted Airport, Chicago
(O'Hare International Airport), and New York City
(John F. Kennedy International Airport). There should also be flights from Toronto
From the Airport
to the Downtown Izmir
There is a shuttle
service (Havaş) that connects the Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport with
downtown Izmir that leaves the Izmir airport every other hour. Go to
the shuttle’s website for more information, schedules and fares: <http://www.havas.net/en/otobus
Their phone number is: +90.232.444 04 87.
City departure spot: Alsancak: Büyük Efes Hotel (very close to the Conference Hall by walk). There is no passenger acceptance except the take-off departure points!
Departure Times: From the Airport: Shuttle service for all airlines arriving in domestic lines of Adnan Menderes Airport.
Alsancak Efes Hotel:
Departure time: Approximately 50 minutes.
Ticket fee: 10,00 YTL (VAT incl.).
Between 24.00 and 06.00 AM, ticket fees are increased as 25%.
To arrive to the
Conference Hall you need to get off at Alsancak Efes Hotel (last station
of the shuttle).
There are private money exchange offices at the aiport; but also three banks and a post office. You can find the same on the same street with Alsancak Efes Hotel or in Çankaya (near Izmir Hilton). We recommend you to exchange your money at private offices.
Currently 2 New Turkish Liras (YTL=Yeni Türk Lirası) is about 1.08 € and US$ 1.4.
For money currencies:
Taxis or Car Rentals
Taxis are also available at the airport or anywhere you go in Izmir; an usual rate from the airport to the downtown Izmir would be ca. 35 ytl (ca. 20 €). Car rental is available at both Izmir and Istanbul airports, a bit of too expensive in Turkey though.
Designed by Emrah Omuris
Last Update: 17.02.2007 17:00.
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