Taxis are a comfortable,
convenient and speedy way to get around
in the sprawling city can make for
high taxi fares.
If you have several travelers in your
party, and/or a lot of baggage, a taxi
is the way to go. (Or you may prefer
a private transfer.)
If you are alone, want to save money,
can handle your luggage, and don't
mind the mild discomforts of public
transport, Antalya's tram and minibuses are the way to go.
is 10 km (6 miles) east of
center (maps). Here's
more information on airport transport.
Taxis are useful for rides both within
Antalya and to
nearby towns and points of interest.
For example, if you want to visit
the wonderful ancient mountain city
north of Antalya,
you could rent
a car for a day, go through
all the paperwork, take the risk, and
buy expensive fuel,
for about the same price—you
could hop in a taxi and have a professional
driver whpo knows all the
roads take you to Termessos, wait as
to the city later. For two, three or
four travelers, this can be a cost-effective way to go.
If you are traveling with one or two
other people, this may not be too expensive
a method of transport. Traveling alone, you may
save money by going to the bus
of the city and taking an intercity
—by Tom Brosnahan