There are 2 international airports near Kusadasi. The first one is Izmir International Airport (ADB) which is 66km (41mi) away from Kusadasi and the other one is Bodrum Airport (BJV) which is 120km (74mi) from Kusadasi.
From Izmır Airport, scheduled bus transfers to Kusadasi bus station are available. Trains run from Izmir airport to Selcuk town, and from Selcuk town, Kusadasi is reachable in 30 min. Timetable for bus, train and minibuses differ according to season.
You can visit Kusadasi by cruise ships or you can take a ferry from Greek island Samos to Kusadasi. There are 2 ferries everyday between Samos and Kusadasi during high season; 08:30 in the morning and 17:00 in the afternoon. Schedules are subject to change due to seasonal, weather and sea conditions. Get clear information about times when planning your schedule.
Major roads from Istanbul, Cappadocia or Antalya are connected to Kusadasi from Aydin via Soke town on the south and Izmir via Selcuk on the north.
If you are coming from Izmir airport, you have 3 different options to reach Kusadasi: the minor sub road following the coastline through the villages, the old main road or the highway exit from Selcuk town. Highway entance and exists are digital system and your car needs to have a digital card on the window to be able to pass without a fee. Consult your car rental company beforehand.
Kusadasi main bus station hosts several bus companies from all over Turkey. At the high season, you can find direct access to almost all major and popular cities including Istanbul, Ankara, Nevsehir, Denizli or Antalya. Everyday there are regular busses running between Izmir and Kusadasi. At winter time every hour and at summer time every 30 minutes, busses operate between Kusadasi and Izmir bus stations. The journey takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Note: Izmır airport and Izmir bus station are located on two different sides of the city, and are connected to each other by city bus.
You may organize private transfer with luxury and airconditioned minivans from Izmir or Bodrum airports to your destination point in Kusadasi, saving time, effort and money. Please click here for private transfer request.
Minibuses run around Kusadasi for nearby towns and beaches. If you are not familiar with routesi standing on the side of the road, simply raise your hand and ask the driver of the minibus where you wish to go.
Taxis are available in every central street. Taximeters charge double between 00:00 – 06:00.
Car rental companies are available with options for every budget. Scooters can be rented, but remember that the motorcycle roads are not available and the drivers may not respect the motorcycles all the time.
There are 3 major ways to get around within Kusadasi. The first and the most common way is by minibus service (called Dolmus in Turkish) which is available between 7:30 AM and 12:00 AM during the high season which is between May 1st and October 1stç Minibus routes and stops within town are shown by minibus signs by the roads. The easiest way is to raise hand and ask the driver about where u wish to go.
The second way to get around in town is by taxi. Taxis are most usefull especially late at night where the meter runs double. Most of the destinations within town are close (mostly 5 minutes range) so the taxi meters do not hurt that much.
The third way to get around in town is on foot. Most of the town is relatively flat and the scenery is nice.