How to Get to Pamukkale from Marmaris

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marmaris-coastlineMarmaris is one of the busiest beaches in summers in Turkey, along with other beaches such Fethiye and Bodrum. Marmaris is in Mugla region of Turkey and it’s approximately 210 km away from Pamukkale. It takes about 3 to 4 hours to get from Marmaris to Pamukkale. Marmaris is definitely at a good distance to take a day trip and you can definitely leave in the morning and comeback to Marmaris overnight. You have couple of options to take a trip from Marmaris to Pamukkale.

Bus

Bus is the most used transportation type in Turkey and there are there are multiple buses that you can take from Marmaris to get to Pamukkale through Denizli. As you probably already know, most buses go to Denizli Bus Station which is 20 minutes away from Pamukkale and then travelers take a shuttle or taxi from there to get to Pamukkale.

Pamukkale Turizm

pamukkale-logo-1Pamukkale Turizm is one of the most popular bus companies in Turkey and it has the most buses in southwestern Turkey. Pamukkale Turizm buses have wireless internet and LCD screen for every seat for Marmaris route. The ticket price is about 27 TL. You can find detailed information about Pamukkale Turizm on this page.

The Daily Bus Schedule from Marmaris to Denizli
09:30 12:45 20:00 20:31

Metro Turizm

Metro Turizm is another popular bus company in Turkey and it has 2 buses running daily between Marmaris and Denizli.

Tour

Taking a tour is a convenient choice to take a day trip from Marmaris to Pamukkale. Since tour companies will take care everything for you, you don’t really need to worry about your transportation, plus you will also be provided a tour guide.

The tour named “Pamukkale: Full-Day Tour from Marmaris” provides an air-conditioned bus, breakfast and lunch. The tour also covers the fees for entrance to Pamukkale. You can click here for more information.

Other tour named “Pamukkale from Marmaris” is also a day trip tour. It includes entrance fees, lunch and breakfast during the tour. You will be travelling with air-conditioned coach and will be going back to Marmaris at 20:00. Click here for more information.

How to Get to Pamukkale from Fethiye

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fethiye-oludenizFethiye is among top tourist attractions in Turkey and it has one of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey. Fethiye is relatively close to Pamukkale as it’s just 235 km away from Pamukkale. It will take about 3 hours or so to get from Fethiye to Pamukkale and it’s convenient to take a daily trip from there. Still, you should leave in early in the morning to truly enjoy your trip. As you know, Pamukkale is not just travertine terraces; it has ancient city Hierapolis as well as Antique Pool that can enjoy. So, you might want to consider extending your day trip to Pamukkale. 🙂

Now, there are couple of options that you can choose from to get to Pamukkale.

Bus

Pamukkale Turizm

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Most cities have buses to Denizli and Fethiye is not an exception. Pamukkale Turizm has buses to Denizli two times a day from Fethiye. Buses departure at 10:15 and 14:00 at Fethiye Bus Station (Otogar). There are 2 brances of Pamukkale Turizm in Fethiye that you can purchase your tickets from. Unfortunately unlike most bus tickets, you can’t purchase tickets online for Fethiye -> Pamukkale route.

Cameli Koop

Cameli Koop is a local company that serves in Aegean region of Turkey. It has couple of destinations that goes between Denizli. It has 6 buses a day from Fethiye to Denizli and a ticket costs 22 TL. You can purchase Cameli Koop tickets via Metro Turizm brances. So, it shouldn’t be a problem to find a ticket in Fethiye Bus Station. Here’s the daily schedule for Cameli Koop buses:

08:15 10:15 11:45 13:45 15:45 16:45

Goltur

Goltur is another local bus company that you can take to get to Pamukkale from Fethiye. It has 7 buses a day from Fethiye and a ticket costs 15 TL. Here’s the daily schedule for Goltur:

07:00 08:30 09:45 10:30 12:45 14:30 16:30

 

Finally, we advise you to be there at least 20 minutes early before your bus leaves.

Tour

You might want to consider tour options too. There are 15 day tours that leaves from Istanbul and includes many destinations in Turkey. Turkish Delight tour, for example, includes Istanbul, Cappacodia, Kas, Fethiye, Pamukkale and Ephesus for a 15 day tour.

Rent a Car

You might want to rent a car in Fethiye especially if you are traveling with your family or friends. What’s more fun than a good road trip? Luckily you can find rental car services in Fethiye and you can drop your car off at Denizli.

Europcar

europcar-logoEuropcar is a popular car rental brand around the world and you can find one their branches in Fethiye. After you pick up your car in Fethiye, you can either drop if off in Denizli City Center or Denizli Cardak Airport. You can find detailed information on Europcar website.

Fethiye Rent a Car

fethiye-rent-a-car-logo“Fethiye Rent a Car” is a local rental car company that you can choose. It’s cheaper than Europcar and you can also pick your car in Fethiye and drop it off in Denizli. They do have a wide range of vehicles that you choose from a sedan car to a minibus. They also do have a branch in Oludeniz so you have an option to get your from there as well. Click here to book your rental car.

How to Get to Pamukkale from Alanya

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Alanya is one of the top tourist attractions with its beautiful beaches. Alanya is approximately 370 km away from Pamukkale and it takes about 6 hours to get from there to Pamukkale. Since the distance is longer than places like Kusadasi, it may not be very convenient to take a daily trip. If you will, you should leave early in the morning to truly enjoy Pamukkale. Taking a longer, 2 or 3 day trip however, would be more convenient from Alanya.

Bus

Taking a bus is most common way to get from Alanya to Denizli. There are bus companies that run buses everyday between two locations, so it shouldn’t be a problem to find the bus for your schedule.

Pamukkale Turizm

pamukkale-logo-1Pamukkale Turizm is a popular bus company in Turkey and it has the most buses that run between Alanya and Denizli. Most of their buses have LCD screens where you can play games or listen to music and they also have wireless internet. Some of their have plug sockets, so you can charge your laptop or phone on the road. You can buy tickets for around 38 TL from Pamukkale Turizm branches in Alanya. You can find detailed information about Pamukkale Turizm on this page.

The Daily Bus Schedule from Alanya to Denizli
08:00 09:30 10:30 13:30 15:30 20:15 21:30 22:30

Uludag and Metro Turizm

Uludag Turizm is a good alternative to Pamukkale Turizm from Alanya. Their buses have amenities such as wireless internet. There are currently two buses that take off from Alanya at 17:15 and 20:45. Uludag tickets can be found for around 30 TL.

Metro Turizm have 3 buses running at 10:00, 20:00 and 21:00. A ticket costs between 35 TL and 38 TL.

Tour

Joining a tour is a good alternative to see Pamukkale from Alanya as there are tours that departure from Alanya. Tours will take care everything for you, plus you will be provided a tour guide. You can take a daily tour for $50 which includes Pamukkale travertines, Hierapolis, Antique Pool and Karahayit on to do list. Click here for more information. You can also take a 2 day tour as well, if you like to spend more time in Pamukkale. 2 day tour costs $60. Click here for more information.

Rental Car

europcar-logoIf you don’t want to be tied to certain schedule and want to be more flexible, you can rent a car from Alanya. Europcar, popular rental company has branches in Alanya as well as in Denizli. So, it’s possible to rent your car from Alanya and then drop it off in Denizli. You can book your rental car online and on location. You can go to Europcar page to get more information.