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transportation
BY AIR

   The nearest airport to Kusadasi, "Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport" - amongst the most qualified airports of Turkey with its capacity and facilities, is about 80 km away from Kusadasi. Including Turkish National Airlines, many accredited international airlines have regular direct and connected flights from and to international Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport . Contact addresses and phone numbers of the nearest "Turkish Airlines" offices are given below: 

Istanbul
*Sales Head Management
Cumhuriyet Cad. No:199-201, Kat:3, Harbiye
Tel : (212) 29-7 13 38 - 225 0S 56 (6 Lines) Fax : (212) 240 29 84 (Res.)
Tel
: (212) 663 63 63
*Mustafa Kemal Pasa Cad. No : 72, Aksaray
Tel : (212) 518 68 40 - 514 00 22 
Fax
: (212) 588 47 17
*Kadikoy, Recep Peker Cad. No : 27
Tel : (216) 337 18 76 - 337 18 91 
Fax : (216) 330 68 74
*Taksim
Tel : (212) 252 11 06 (6 Lines)
*Ataturk Airport, Yesilkoy
Tel : (212) 663 63 00
Fax : (212) 663 47 44

Izmir
*Gazi Osman Pasa Bulv. No : 1/F, Buyuk Efes Oteli Alti
Tel : (232) 484 12 20 (5 Lines) - 
(Res.)425 82 80 
Fax
: (232) 483 62 81
*Adnan Menderes Airport
Tel : (232) 274 24 24 - 274 28 00 
Fax
: (232) 274 20 33 

   From the airport, you may reach to Kusadasi by bus from Izmir central bus station in every 30 minutes. As the airport is located outside the city, travel to bus station from the airport with luggage might be tiring. So, it is advisable to come to Kusadasi by taxi. Also, many travel agencies in Kusadasi organize reasonable transfers from and to Kusadasi.  If you do not have a transfer arranged or come by a private car, follow the Izmir-Aydin highway direction Aydin till Torbali, then follow the Selcuk road from where you turn right to Kusadasi. On the way, you will be surprised, during this one and a half-hour's trip, to discover wild landscapes, a colorful world of flowers, cotton fields (esp. in August and September).

BY ROAD

   Two popular routes reach to Kusadasi from Europe.

Northern Route: Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey. From Bulgarian border, Kusadasi is about 600 km south.
Southern Route: Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy with ferry to Turkey-Cesme. Cesme is about 150 km north of Kusadasi. Road to Kusadasi from Cesme is in very good condition. You may also take the coastal road with a spectacular scenery, as the second alternative.
Inter-City : Kusadasi has bus connections with all major cities and touristic resorts of the country. They generally offer the choice of a day or night trip and a free transfer from city center to the bus station. A very comfortable and relaxing way to discover the different landscapes of the country while heading for your next stop.

BY SEA

   The harbor of Kusadasi is one of the biggest port of Turkey, visited by well-known cruise companies. It is a popular stop of Mediterranean cruises. The pride of Kusadasi is that the village is being visited by the world's biggest transatlantic "Grand Princess" but also by other famous cruise ships such as the Renaissance, Stella Solaris, Queen Odessa, Star, Costa Victoria, Celebrity Cruises, etc... These ships usually sail from Venice or Piraeus. Kusadasi is accessible from the Greek island, Samos, daily from April 1st till October 31st (two-hours' journey).

   Also, Turkish Maritime Lines makes regular departures from and to Turkey. For a detailed information you may contact to Turkish maritime offices in Turkey and the representatives abroad.

Istanbul Central Office, Rihtim Cad. Karakoy
Tel : (212) 245 53 66 
(Res.) (212) 249 92 22 - 293 74 54
(Inf.) (212) 244 25 02 
Fax
: (212) 251 90 25
Izmir Yeni Liman (Harbour), Alsancak
Tel : (232) 421 14 84 - 421 00 94 
Fax
: (232) 421 14 81
Kusadasi Haci Feyzullah Mah. Bezirgan Sk. 52/1
Tel : (256) 614 69 22 
Fax : (256) 614 81 96
ABROAD
Austria  
*Osterreichisches Verkehrsburo, A-1043 Wien, Friedrichstrasse 7 
Tel : (43-1) 58 80 01 45 
Fax
: (43-1) 586 85 33
Belgium  
*Bureau Hak Boulevard J. Bertrand, 26 6000 Charleroi
Tel : (02) 217 63 82 
Fax
: (02) 219 75 45
France 
*Pacha Tours 18 rue, Godot de Mauroy 75009 Paris
Tel : (1) 40 22 04 20 
Fax
: (1) 42 46 14 49
*Marseille Worms Services, Maritimes 30 Avenue Robert Schuman 13002 Marseille
Tel : (91) 14 40 40 
Fax
: (91) 56 25 09
Germany
*Stuttgart RECA Handels, GmbH Und Reise Agentur Neckar Str. 37 W-7032/Sindelfingen
Tel : (49-703) 186 60 10 
Fax
: (49-703) 187 65 68
*Munchen RECA, Bayerstrasse 49 D-80336 München
Tel : (49-89) 543 91 62
Great Britain 
*London Sunquest Holiday Ltd., 23 Princes Street, London WIR 7RG
Tel : (0171) 499 99 92 
Fax
: (0171) 499 99 95
Greece 
*Piraeus Medtrans Ltd. 2. nd. Merarchias Str. No : 11, Piraeus/18535
Tel : (30-1) 422 38 90 - 422 07 28 - 422 07 29
Italy 
*Venice, Bassani S.P.A. Vio XXII Marzo 2414, 30124 Venice
Tel : (41) 520 88 19 - 522 95 44       
Fax : (41) 520 40 09
*Bassani, Corso Garibaldi, 19 72100 Brindisi
Tel : (0831) 56 86 33 
Fax
: (0831) 56 86 34
Netherlands  
*Anadolu Actief Reizen, Nieuwe Binnenweg
1 3014 ga Rotterdam
Tel : (31-10) 436 26 00 - 436 26 11 
Fax
: (31-10) 436 12 40
Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus  
*Kibris Turk Denizcilik Ltd. Sti. 3. Bülent Ecevit Bulv. G. Magosa
Tel : (392) 366 57 86 
Fax
: (392) 366 78 40
Switzerland 
*Zurich RECA Schaffhauser Str. 35 CH. 8006, Zurich
Tel : (41-1) 361 00 65 
Fax
: (41-1) 361 06 44
   The Marina of Kusadasi is a favorite stop for yachtsmen. With a capacity of approx. 500 depth of between 2.5 and 7 meters, it has its own customs office and is well equipped for technical support and daily weather forecast.
P.S. : Kusadasi Marina is on lat. 97*52'20"N long. 27*15'46"E. Message channels are 11th and 16th

BY RAIL

   Turkey has inter rail connections with many European cities. If you are coming to Kusadasi by inter-rail, your direct route will be Istanbul - Izmir, then Izmir - Selcuk. Selcuk is 20 km away from Kusadasi. You can easily reach to Kusadasi with minibuses in every 20 minutes from Selcuk bus station. You can learn exact departure times and the frequency of those routes from the given phone numbers of Turkish National Railways (TCDD).

Istanbul
Haydarpasa Tel: (216) 348 80 20-21
Izmir
Basmane Tel: (212) 484 53 53
Selcuk
Centrum Tel: (232) 892 60 06

TRANSPORTATION IN KUSADASI

Within Kusadasi, the best way to travel is to take the "dolmus" (minibuses). From town center, you reach in minutes any direction you wish: hotels, beaches, neighboring villages... They are allowed to take up to 15 passengers and their prices are set by each municipality.

A more private way to tour in the village are taxis that are all yellow-painted cars, equipped with taximeters and recognizable to their sign "Taksi". Prices are also fixed by each municipality. Mind the day and night tariffs.

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