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Which Mugla Airport is best to fly or closest to City?

Dalaman Airport (DLM) or Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV)

OVERVIEW OF AIRPORTS IN MUGLA, TURKEY

Mugla is a city located in the south-western part of Turkey. Mugla is the centre of Mugla Province and two airports; Dalaman Airport (DLM) and Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV) serve the city. Dalaman Airport is an international airport serving Dalaman/Mugla with over 120 flight destinations, in and out of Turkey, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Milas-Bodrum Airport is another international airport serving Mugla with flights to many international destinations across the world and within Turkey. Both airports handle mostly seasonal charter flights to Mugla for tourists from all over the globe. We summarize all the information you need about the airports to make your next trip easy

Dalaman Airport Vs. Milas-Bodrum Airport

Dalaman Airport (DLM)

Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV)

    Dalaman Airport (DLM) Milas-Bodrum Airport  (BJV)
Airport Maps Dalaman Airport (DLM) Map Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV) Map

Getting To The Airports From The City Centre

Distance from City Centre

59.6 miles (96 kilometres) to Marmaris

31 miles(50 kilometres) to Fethiye.

22.3 miles (36 kilometres) to Bodrum

10 miles (16 kilometres) to Milas.

Public Transport Operating Hours 24-hours 24-hours
Train N/A N/A
Shuttle Services

Havas runs direct buses to Fethiye on demand and every 5 min to Dalaman.

Fare: $1-$4
Journey time: 5min to Dalaman, 1h 30min to Marmaris & 53 min to Fethiye.

Bus Service and Car Parking Facilities

Havas buses run every 3 hours from the airport to the city centre in Bodrum.

Fare: $1-$4
Journey time: 40 min

Bus Service and Car Parking Facilities

Bus

Havas offer on-demand shuttle services to Dalaman, where travellers can get MetroTurizm buses to Fethiye every hour and to Marmaris.

Fare: $1-$11
Journey time: 5 min to Dalaman, 2h 50 min to Marmaris.

Bus Service and Car Parking Facilities

MetroTurizm transfers passengers to Fethiye from Dalaman twice daily.
Fare: $4-$7
Journey time: 41 min

http://www.metroturizm.com.tr/

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Taxi

Around $15 - $35,
Journey time: 1h 24min.

Around $11-$14,
Journey time: 32 min.

Uber

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Which Airport Is Most Suitable For Me?

How Close to City Centre

Dalaman Airport is very far from its city centres Marmaris and Fethiye compared to Milas-Bodrum airport. But is served by taxis, airport shuttles, buses and car hire services which transports passengers to the city centres know for its high number of tourist attractions.

It takes 5 minutes to Dalaman, 1h 30 min to Marmaris & 53 min to Fethiye.

Milas-Bodrum Airport is closer to the city centre in Bodrum and Milas caompared to DLM. The airport also has airport shuttles, taxis and rental cars available for travellers going to the city centre where all the attractions and fun things to do are located.

It takes 40 minutes to Bodrum and 17 minutes to Milas.

Cost Factor

Dalaman Airport is an international airport serving Mugla province. The airport is served by major airlines to over 120 destinations to Europe, North America, Middle East and within Turkey.

The airport handles more flights than Milas-Bodrum airport and is served by more transport services.

Flight fares and car hire services are relatively cheap from both airports. Public transportation is more expensive from this airport compared to BJV.

Milas-Bodrum Airport is another airport serving Mugla province and Bodrum. It is also served by major airlines handling international and domestic flights in and out of Turkey. The airport is closer to its city centre Bdrum/Milas as compared to Dalaman Airport.

The airport is served by shuttles, taxis and car hire services. It is a cheaper airport compared to Dalaman airport including public transportation.

BJV is cheaper and a better choice for travellers to the tourist site in Mugla Province. Hotels around the airport are cheaper compared to Dalaman airport.

Airport Delays

Avg Security & Immigration Delays: Low

Avg Flight Arrival Delays: 20 minutes.

Avg Security & Immigration Delays: Low

Avg Flight Arrival Delays: 20 minutes

Flight Fares From 02-01-2019 searched on 07-12-2018

Flight Fares Luxembourg $232, Liverpool $225, Paris $265, Ankara $23, Antalya $53, and Doha $183. Luxembourg-$280, Liverpool $223, Paris $275, Ankara $56, Antalya $52, and Doha $245.

Hotel Prices Per Day From (01-01-2018 to 02-01-2018) Searched on 07-12-2018

Hotel

Dalaman Airport Lykia Resort & Spa Hotel - $49,

Hotel Caktug - $51,

Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa (5-Star) - $236.

Grand Sahil Otel (4-Star)- $43

Kircin Otel Pansiyon - $29,

Marina Art Hotel (4-Star) - $72


Car Hire Prices Per Day (01-01-2018 to 02-01-2018) Searched on 07-12-2018

Car Hire

Budget Cars: (Hyundai I10, Fiat Panda, Citroen C1, Nissan Micra, Peugeot 107, and Ford Figo) $39.25-$122.41

Intermediate Cars: (Honda Civic, Renault Fluence, Seat Toledo, Skoda Octavia, Ford Mondeo, Toyota Altis, Toyota Corolla, Peugeot 3008, Vw Jetta, Renault Scenic, and Audi A3 Sedan) $52.89-$151.91

Luxury Cars: (Mercedes E Class, BMW 5 Series) $147.58-$174.56.

Budget Cars: (Fiat 500, Fiat Panda, Hyundai I10, Citroen C1, Peugeot 107, Ford Figo) $29.15-$122.41

Intermediate Cars: (Renault Fluence, Peugeot 3008, Skoda Octavia, Honda Civic, Vw Jetta, Seat Toledo, Ford Mondeo, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Altis, Audi A3, Renault Scenic, Audi A3 Sedan) $41.49-$151.91

Luxury Cars: (Mercedes E Class, Bmw 5 Series) $147.58-$174.56.

Car Hire Companies Avec Car Rentals, Avis, Circular Car Hire, Enterprise, Erboy Rent a Car, Europcar, Garenta, Global Rent a Car, Green Motion and Surprice. Alamo, Avec Car Rentals, Circular Car Hire, Enterprise, Erboy Rent a Car, Europcar, Garenta, Global Rent a Car, Goldcar, Green Motion, Sixt, and Windy Car Rental.
Online car hire Car Hire Dalaman Airport (DLM) Car Hire Milas-Bodrum Airport  (BJV)

Airport Facilities

Shopping and Dining UNIFREE Duty-Free, Simit Sarayı, Malatya Pazarı, Freedom, Cafe Turka, Subway, Sbarro, Quick Stop Beverage, Popeyes, Mini Market, McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Lagom, Eat&Fly, Dutch Fries, Chill, Burger King, Boo, Parfume Point, BE bistro, Park Cafe, and Airlet Duty Free Outlet Shop offer Textile, Toys, Accessories and GiftsBags. Duty-free shops are available at the airports International Terminal, and a lot of retail & gift shops in the Domestic Terminal. Restaurants are located throughout the airport including Hair Salon Services at the Domestic Terminal and many more.
Lounges Turkish Airlines THY CIP Lounge, CIP Lounge (Temporarily Closed Until March). Primeclass Lounge, Comfort Lounge (Closed for Winter), Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge, VIP Lounge.
Wi-Fi Services WiFi is available in Restaurant and Cafe Areas, Park Cafe and CIP Lounge. Wi-Fi available in the airport lounges.
Transfer in and Around The Airport DLM has two terminals T1 and T2. T1 is older and handles domestic flights while T2 handles international flights. The Airport has two small modern terminals, T1 handles domestic flights and T2 for international destinations.
Currency Exchange & ATM cash Points There are currency exchange points in the in both terminals and ATMs located in the arrivals, departures and parking lot areas. ATM cash points that dispense foreign currency are located in the International Terminal, Arrivals, Domestic Terminal, Public areas of the airport.
Important phone numbers DLM Airport: +90 252 792 55 55. BJV Airport: +90 252 523 0215.
Major Operating Airlines

Pegasus Airlines, Thomas Cook, Turkish Airlines and other airlines operate seasonal flights at the airport.

Anadolujet, Atlas Global, Pegasus Airlines, Sun Express, Turkish and other airlines run seasonal flights from this airport.

Major Connecting Destinations

Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen, Ankara, Istanbul–Havalimanı and many other flights to Europe, North America and Middle East on a seasonal basis

Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen, Istanbul–Atatürk, Adana, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart, Istanbul–Havalimanı and many othe rdestions to Middles East, North America, and Europe.

Tourist Info Centres Info centres are located in the departures and arrivals areas. Infor centres are located in both domestic and international terminals.
Official website http://en.yda.aero/ http://www.milas-bodrumairport.com/

MUGLA AIRPORTS

Which Mugla airport is closest to central Mugla?

Two airports serve Mugla; Dalaman Airport (DLM) and Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV). These airports are closer to the four major cities in Mugla Province, with the most tourist attractions such as Milas, Bodrum, Marmaris, and Fethiya. Milas-Bodrum airport is closest to some of the places with the most tourist attractions, just 22.3 miles away from Bodrum and 10 miles from Milas. It takes 40 minutes by shuttle to Bodrum. Dalaman airport is the furthest to its city centre at 59.6 miles to Marmaris and closer closer to Fethiye 31 miles away. Both airports are served by public transport services the the respective city centres which have the most tourist attractions.

Compare airport distances and transfer times to the center of Mugla by public transport below.

Distance to Central Cities:

Milas-Bodrum Airport: 22.3 miles / 36 km to Bodrum &10 miles / 16 km to Milas
Dalaman Airport: 59.6 miles / 96 km to Marmaris & 31 miles / 50 km to Fethiye.

Milas-Bodrum Airport to the Central Bodrum/Milas Journey Times:

By Shuttle: 40 minutes to Bodrum
By Taxi: 32 minutes to Bodrum and 17 minutes to Milas

Dalaman Airport to Central Marmaris/Fethiye Journey Times:

By Bus: 270 minutes to Marmarisand 106 minutes to Fethiye
By Shuttle: 90 minutes to Marmaris and 53 minutes to Fethiye
By Taxi: 84 minutes and 43 minutes to Fethiye

What is the best airport to fly into in Mugla?

Milas-Bodrum airport is the best airport to fly into when flying to Mugla, it is closer to Mugla and also closer to the major city centres with top attractions in Mugla province where the airport is situated Bodrum and Milas. The airport is served by shuttle services which takes about 40 minutes to Bodrum and 17 minutes to Milas by taxi. The airport handles both domestic and international travels most especially during vacations periods for tourist activities. Milas-Bodrum airport is two terminal airport, flight delays and long queues should be expected during high tourist influx. The airport is served by Anadolujet, Atlas Global, Pegasus Airlines, Sun Express, Turkish airlines and other airlines that run seasonal flights from the airport.

DLM (Dalaman airport) is another international airport serving Mugla and the tourist cities of Marmaris and Fethiye. The airport handles both domestic and international flights seasonally these destinations due to its high number of attractions. It is further away from these cities and it takes 270 minutes to Marmarisand 106 minutes to Fethiye by bus, 90 minutes to Marmaris and 53 minutes to Fethiye by shuttle, and 84 minutes to Marmaris and 43 minutes to Fethiye by taxi. The airport also has two terminals and is served by Pegasus Airlines, Thomas Cook, Turkish Airlines and other airlines that operate seasonal flights to and from various destinations all over the world. Flight delays and queues should be expected during high inflow of tourists into the airports.

Is Milas-Bodrum airportbetter than DLM?

Yes! Milas-Bodrum airport is a better option to choose when travelling to Mugla province for adventure and vacation because it is closer to the city centres where tourist activities are high. Its fast and efficient public transport services will transfer you to Milas and Bodrum city centre in 17 minutes and 40 minutes respectively. It is also closer to central Mugla but the city centre has a limited number of attractions and a large number of travellers into Mugla are usually tourists and Bodrum & Milas happen to be the closest city centres with top attractions everywhere. Taxis charge $6-$14 to Mugla and Bodrum. Milas-Bodrum airport is served by a few airlines with seasonal and normal flights to various destinations within and outside the country.

Which airport is closest to the top attractions in Mugla, Turkey?

Mugla is a city in Turkey with some of Turkey's largest holiday resorts, such as Bodrum, Ölüdeniz, Marmaris and Fethiye, located on the coastal parts of Muğla. The closest airport to these holiday spots is Milas-Bodrum airport just 36 km to Bodrum and 16 km to Milas where passengers can relax either for business or pleasure. This airport is also closer to the central Mugla at 77.9 km by road while Dalaman is 88.8 away. It will cost you $1-$14 to travel from the airport to Bodrum/Milas where you will see attractions like Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Bodrum Castle, Kara Ada, Camel Beach, Bodrum Museum Of Underwater Archaeology, Zeki Muren Arts Museum, Milta Bodrum Marina, Pedasa Antique City, Bodrum Plaji, BASEMENT ATV SAFARI, Halicarnassus, Funtown Yahşipark and many more.

How much does it Cost from Milas-Bodrum or Dalaman to Central Mugla?

From Milas-Bodrum Airport by:

Shuttle (Havas): $1-$4– http://www.havas.com.tr/en/OurServices/BusServicesAndCarParkingFacilities/ServicePoints/Pages/Bodrum.aspx Shuttle runs every 3 hours from 05:45-20:00.

Taxi: $11-$14 –Available 24/7 at the airport.
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From Dalaman Airport by:

Bus (Havas + MetroTurizm): $1-$11– http://www.havas.com.tr/en/OurServices/BusServicesAndCarParkingFacilities/ServicePoints/Pages/Dalaman.aspx Bus runs hourly and once daily.

Shuttle (Havas): $1-$4 - http://www.havas.com.tr/en/OurServices/BusServicesAndCarParkingFacilities/ServicePoints/Pages/Dalaman.aspx Available on demand.

Taxi: $15 - $35 –Available 24/7 at the airport
But Private taxes are cheaper than Airport taxis, here to Book at

How much are Hotels at Milas-Bodrum and DalamanAirports?

Hotel prices can vary greatly depending on how far in advance you book, the demand for rooms, and which hotel you book but the prices below will give you a rough idea and you can do further research and hotel booking at http://www.tripindicator.com/hotel.html

Dalaman Airport Hotels: From $49 per night .
Milas-Bodrum Airport Hotels: From $29 per night

How much does car hire cost at Milas-Bodrum or DalamanAirports?

All of the airports mentioned offer competitive prices and a range of cars to suit your needs. Prices are based on the type of car, driver age, length of hire, and demand but you can get a rough idea for each airport below.

Milas-Bodrum Airport Car Rental:
Budget Cars: (Honda Fit, Ford Figo etc) $29.15 per day
Intermediate Cars: (Peugeot 408, Toyota Corolla, etc) $41.49 per day
Luxury Cars: (BMW 5 Series, Mercedes E Class etc) $147.58 per day

Compare prices here - http://www.tripindicator.com/car-rental.html

Dalaman Airport Car Rental:
Budget Cars: (Honda Fit, Ford Figo etc) $39.25 per day
Intermediate Cars: (Peugeot 408, Toyota Corolla, etc) $52.89 per day
Luxury Cars: (BMW 5 Series, Mercedes E Class etc) $147.58 per day

Compare prices here - http://www.tripindicator.com/car-rental.html

How Many Terminals Does Mugla Airports Have?

Milas-Bodrum Airport and Dalaman airport both have two terminals each T1 & T2. T1 at both airports handle domestic flights and T2 is for International flights.

Which Airport Is Closer To The City Centre?

Bodrum Airport is closer to its city centre in Bodrum and Milas compared to Dalaman Airport which is located very far from Marmaris and Fethiye where most of the attractions are situated. The two airports have good public transports serving passengers from the airports to the respective city centres.

What Best Hotels Are Near The Airports?

At DLM, Dalaman Airport Lykia Resort & Spa Hotel, Hotel Caktug, and Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort & Spa (5-Star). At BJV, Grand Sahil Otel (4-Star), Kircin Otel Pansiyon, and Marina Art Hotel (4-Star).

What Things To Do Near Mugla Airports?

Mugla is a city with serious tourist attraction in such as Kaunos, Bodrum Castle, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Gemiler Island, Babadağ, Letoon, Lake Köyceğiz, Butterfly Valley, Fethiye, Kara Ada, Marmaris Castle, Bodrum Museum Of Underwater Archaeology, Aqua Dream Water Park, Çalış Plaji, Bodrum Aquapark, Marmaris National Park, dibeklih Culture and Art Village, Ancient City of Telmessos, Amyntas Rock Tombs, Icmeler Plaji, Sky Sports Paragliding - Paragliding, Grand Bazaar, Dolphin-Park / Dolphin Therapy Center in Marmaris, Pamukkale, Halicarnassus, Çalış Plaji, and many more.

Dalaman Airport (DLM) & Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV) Terminal Maps

For Dalaman Airport (DLM) Terminal Maps visit http://www.tripindicator.com/dlm-dalaman-airport-terminal-map.html

For Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV) Terminal Maps visit http://www.tripindicator.com/bjv-milas-bodrum-airport-terminal-map.html

 

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