Alanya Transportation

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    Just get the little bus

    by Joan40 Written May 9, 2004

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    The Dolmus buses stop in Alanya town centre (centrum) but they have little buses going up and down the beach road every couple of minutes and they are an experience in themselves. If your'e walking down the road they stop just in case you want to get on! Such a change from the buses in England! The first time we used one we didn't know the price or anything, just go with the flow you can pay when you get off. I still don't know how much it cost every time we gave the driver 2 million lira he gave us change, but it was never the same amount. It's great, totally unmissable>

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    Catch a dolmus bus

    by AMOQUE Updated Dec 31, 2005

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    Dolmus is the Turkish name for a minibus.

    There is no special busstop. Just wait for a dolmus to drive by and raise your hand to stop it. It's a very cheap and easy way to get around (the) Alanya (area).

    Once you are in the dolmus and you want to get out you have to call "stop!" (the Turkish word for stop is dur) to the busdriver.

    Dolmus bus
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    Enough to catch taxi's here

    by AMOQUE Updated Dec 31, 2005

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    It's more expensive than a dolmus, but still a taxi is very affortable.

    Make a price before you go on your way. If the driver doesn't want this, tell him to put on the meter.

    The taxidrivers ofter offer to show you around and to make a tour with you. Some of them can wait for you when you visit an attraction.

    A taxi is also an easy way of getting around
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    Alanya buses.

    by Tdiver Updated Feb 9, 2006

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    No more dolmuses enter the town,they stop at the merkez bus station,if you want cheap local travel to the surrounding towns or the main otogar for longer trips.
    In town the council runs its own red and white buses at fixed fares,between 07.00-24.00.
    They pass every 10 minutes,on the 3 main streets.

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    by snorril Written Feb 1, 2003

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    I was to young to rent a car when I was in Alanya but the Dolmus system got us everywhere we wanted to go. These buses wait at the busstops until they have enough passengers and the head on. The price was low but there was one downside. People were smoking in the dolmus and they are without air-conditioning so they drive with the door open.

    Dolmus station

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    Alanya to Aspendos by coach continued

    by betako3 Updated Dec 2, 2007

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    ...The other duty of the coach assistent was to arrange taxis for those going to the airport in Antalia. When we said that we were heading to Aspendos, he actually apologised that the bus was not going there directly and offered to arrange a taxi to take us there from the point where the bus would leave us. That was great.
    Finally, what I liked best during the whole journey, which took over an hour and a half, was the drinks. First, about 15 min. after we set off from Alanya, we were offered a cup of icy-cold water, served in plastic cups. Then, about half an hour before the end of the journey all passengers were offered a choice of hot tea, coffee or cola. First, the assistant wearing white gloves distributed cups and from a tray he was carrying you could choose a packet of tea or coffee and another packet containing sugar, a small plastic spoon or a stirring stick, a napkin, and a toothpick. Then he poured hot water from a thermos or offered you Cola if you didn't care for a hot drink. And all that free of charge! Part of your ticket price!
    The assistant on our way back didn't speak a word of English, not enough even to tell us the price of the ticket. But he quickly found a young schoolgirl who spoke English and could translate for us. It was kind of funny, because whenever we talked, the girl translating, we became the centre of attention of the whole bus, a sensation almost, as there were no other tourists there. It was only the locals who travelled on the bus. And the people joined in offering help and advise, like when we wanted to know where the best stop for us to get off was. That trip is something I will never forget.

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    Alanya to Aspendos by coach

    by betako3 Updated Dec 2, 2007

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    We took a public coach going to Antalia and it cost us 7 liras. It didn't go directly to Aspendos, it dropped us off at a junction some 5 kilometers from Aspendos. From there you have to take a taxi (we heard the initial price 8 euros but you can haggle).
    The great thing about traveling on a coach is that it's relatively cheap, comfortable and most of all, you can experience some local colour.
    I was impressed by the organisation and the quality of the service. Each coach had a driver and an assistant, who catered for passengers' needs. He directed us to our seats when we entered the bus, and we soon realised that that was a serious business. It seems that it was against local custom or rules to seat two adult strangers of opposite sex together. We witnessed a crisis, when the last free seat was next to a woman and the last passenger was a man. It took some minutes and a loud discussion before a solution was found: a boy, a young teenager was asked to move from the back and sit next to the woman and the man took his seat. Poor boy, he seemed so embarrassed. And both the boy and the woman were leaning as far as possible from each other, the woman pressing her face to the window, the boy looking the other way...

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    Alanya/Tasucu-Girne(Kyrenia) Ferry

    by Tdiver Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Generally the ferries go from Tasucu near Silifke to the East of Alanya but in summer the go from Alanya also.All details are on the web page but here they are anyway.

    Fergun Shipping Company

    Tasucu Office 08.00-24.00 Tel. 0324 741 23 23
    Catamaran 2 hr dep 11.00 daily
    Slow ferry 4-5 hr dep 24.00 (ex fri)

    Alanya Office 08.00-18.00 Tel. (242) 511 53 58
    Catamaran unsure until schedule is forthcoming

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    Taxi - cheap and easy!

    by HyperFredde Written Aug 12, 2004

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    Taxi is the best way to get around in Alanya. We lived a 10 minutes walk from the beach and we used to walk down to the beach and take the taxi back. That cost us about 4 - 5 million turkish lira, which is VERY cheap!

    Taxi in Alanya

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    Bus from Antalya to Alanya

    by Bosi Written Sep 16, 2008

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    Even with the arrival to Alanya is often a pick-up service for about 60-80 € offered, what with several passengers and luggage an interesting solution can be.

    However you travel alone, and with normal luggage, so I recommend the dolmus, on the main road to take. In addition the airport in the direction of Main Street exit (towards the departing vehicles) and then the dolmus (I know them just as a simple intercity).

    Costs 10 YTL, which represents about 6 euros.

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    Car Hire

    by Terje1966 Written Aug 13, 2007

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    We did not do it,but hiring a car will cost about 110ytl pr day.
    Driving does not look to dangerous exept maybe in the larger cities where the taxi drivers drive like they are mad.
    An airconditioned car could be a cheaper alternative than a guided bus trip for a big family and you can go anywhere you want.

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    Buses for further afield

    by Tdiver Written Feb 9, 2006

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    The web sites have English pages
    Varan.........Otogar...(242) 512 00 29
    Merkez.............513 33 94 / 512 70 86

    Ulusoy.......Otogar..............512 25 31 / 510 90 70
    Merkez.............512 28 68 / 511 00 75

    Metro Otogar..............513 38 70

    Kamil Koc

    Uludag Seyahat Otogar.. 512 75 40 / 512 78 50

    Set Turizm Otogar..............512 09 97
    Other companies which i cant find details on are:-

    Asya Tur
    Akdeniz Seyahat
    Show Turizm
    Kutahya As Tur
    Istanbul Seyahat
    Sakarya VIB Koop
    Aga Tur
    Hakiki Koc
    Bosfor Turizm
    Ismail Ayaz Turizm
    Oz Batu

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    cruise ships

    by Sirvictor Written Oct 5, 2008

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    As the new port of Alanya was builded in the last years high tonage cruise ships begun to visit port of Alanya. At first cruise ships of Israel visited Alanya. Now other cruise ships from vfarious ports of Europa took Alanya into their visiting list.
    Post of Alanya is just at the middle of the town infront of the old Selcuk turkish Fortress called "Kizil Kule" the Red Tower" On the right of the red Tower you can visit the fisrt Turkish ship yard builded by Selcuk Sultan Alaettin in 13th centuary. Sultan Alaettin gave his name to the city "Alaiye" now Alanya. A cruise traveller can find himself in the Bazaar of Alanya within 5 walking minutes after the gets of the pass control. The tourist can walk, buy in Alanya. The pix is from 20 years ago showing old port of Alanya.

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    Alanya-Fethiye 335 Kms

    by Sirvictor Written Apr 13, 2008

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    Fethiye - Alanya : 335 km

    Fethiye - Istanbul : 814 km
    Fethiye - Gocek : 35 km

    Fethiye - Ankara : 635 km
    Fethiye - Oludeniz : 15 km

    Fethiye - Izmir : 359 km
    Fethiye - Hisaronu : 10 km

    Fethiye - Aydýn : 232 km
    Fethiye - Ovacik : 7 km

    Fethiye - Antalya : 199 Km
    Fethiye - Saklikent : 45 km

    Fethiye - Denizli : 217 km
    Fethiye - Xanthos : 67 km

    Fethiye - Nevsehir : 750 km
    Fethiye - Letoon : 69 Km

    Fethiye - Mugla : 131 km
    Fethiye - Patara : 80 km

    Fethiye - Dalaman : 55 Km
    Fethiye - Pýnara : 47 km

    Fethiye - Ortaca : 60 Km
    Fethiye - Tlos : 45 km

    Fethiye - Koycegiz : 74 Km
    Fethiye - Cadianda : 27 km

    Fethiye - Marmaris : 130 Km
    Fethiye - Calis : 5 km

    Fethiye - Datca : 201 Km
    Fethiye - Kayakoy : 15 km

    Fethiye - Gokova : 108 km

    Fethiye - Bodrum : 242 km

    Fethiye - Milas : 194 km

    Fethiye - Yatagan : 159 km

    Fethiye - Kalkan : 80 km

    Fethiye - Kas : 103 km

    Fethiye - Kemer : 247 km

    Fethiye - Pamukkale : 234 km

    Fethiye - Efes : 288 km

    Fethiye - Kusadasi : 295 km

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    By Plane & By Horse-car ...

    by RoyJava Updated Jul 1, 2005

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    With respect to transportation, Alanya is usually reached via Antalya. That is the international airport from where you go by bus for traveling to Alanya (about one hour and a half). Ofcourse Alanya can be reached by sea, taking on of the cruises departing from Istanbul.

    Going around:
    The popular means of transport by "dolmus" (a collective taxi/the kind of shared minibus) has been replaced by public buses that have taken over most of the routes in the small streets. All over Alanya new bus stops are appearing. The local bus drivers also stop without the official stops ... so just wave and signal to the driver. Better wait at the official bus stop to be sure the bus stops!

    Furtheron there is a taxi, or try a horse-car trip... so romantic.

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