How to Get from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris & Icmeler? (2021 Guide)

Last Updated on March 28, 2021

Find out our useful information and answer to the frequently asked question, “How to get from Dalaman Airport (DLM) to Marmaris & Icmeler, and vice versa?”. You can read out all the transportation options including insider tips and plan your trip between Dalaman Airport (DLM) and Marmaris/Icmeler with ease.


Some Practical Info & Advice

* Dalaman Airport (DLM) is situated on the north easterly Marmaris city center. Average distance from the Marmaris city center is about 96 km. Icmeler is situated on the 8 km. westerly Marmaris.

* Dalaman Airport Code is DLM, Tel: +90 252 792 55 55 , Web: yda.aero

* It takes about 90 minutes to get to Marmaris city center from DLM by taxi or private shuttle. Icmeler takes about 15 minutes from Marmaris.

* You can travel between Dalaman Airport and Marmaris (including intercity bus terminal) directly by;


  • Public Bus (MUTTAS),
  • HAVAS Airport Shuttle,
  • Taxi,
  • Shared or Private Shuttle.

* The HAVAS Airport Shuttle is the most practical way, the Private Shuttle (see on bottom page) is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel between the airport and city center, as well all holiday resorts in the Dalaman region.

* You can find minibuses from the Marmaris Intercity Bus Terminal to neighboring resorts such as Icmeler, Turunc, Datca, Selimiye, Bozburun, Orhaniye, Akyaka operating in every 15/30 minutes.

* You should arrange your time to be at the airport at least 1,5 hours for domestic flights and 2,5 hours for international flights. when getting to Dalaman Airport (DLM) from Marmaris or any resort in the Dalaman region.

* When we count the minimum transfer time of average 90 minutes plus 15 minutes possible traffic from Marmaris, you should arrange your transfer in between airport and your hotel/resort at least 3,5 to 4,5 hours before your flight.

* Turkish Liras – You can obtain currency exchange before traveling to Dalaman or on arrival. We recommend you to obtain Turkish Liras (TL) in Turkey as the exchange rates are usually better in Turkey and you can find exchange offices in Dalaman airport and through whole Dalaman resorts.

* You can get TL from the many ATM machines located inside the Dalaman Airport’s arrival, departure terminals and parking area. When you get TL, make sure you have small banknotes like 5 TL, 10 TL, 20 TL or 50 TL.

* Your Hotel’s Address – Make sure you have your full hotel address and telephone number with you. Dalaman region has numerous hotels, which can have the same or similar name, and so the drivers can get confused.


Getting to/from Dalaman Airport FAQs

How far is Dalaman Airport from Marmaris and Icmeler?

Dalaman Airport (DLM) is located about 96 km. on the north east part of Marmaris city center. Icmeler is 8 km. away from Marmaris, on the west.

How long does it take to get to Marmaris from Dalaman Airport?

It takes about 90 minutes to get to Marmaris by taxi, private shuttle or airport shuttle. It will take about 100 minutes by public shuttle bus.

What is the best way to get from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris?

HAVAS Airport Shuttle is the most practical way, the Private Shuttle is the most comfortable, fastest and convenient way to travel between the airport and Marmaris, as well all holiday resorts in the Dalaman region.

For Icmeler, you need to take a taxi or midibus from Marmaris and it will take about 15 minutes to get there (if you took HAVAS airport shuttle). With private shuttles, you can have a ride directly to hotel's entrance.

How much is taxi from Dalaman airport to Marmaris?

Taxi would cost at least 320-350 TL (around £45) from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris. You should expect +40 TL for Icmeler. Whole may cost more regarding your hotel's location and waiting time due to possible traffic.

How to Get to/from Dalaman Airport / Marmaris & Icmeler?

You can find several good options to get to from the Dalaman Airport (DLM) to Marmaris & Icmeler or vice versa.

The MUTTAS public buses, and HAVAS Airport Shuttles operate in between Dalaman Airport and Marmaris city center.

The HAVAS Airport Shuttle is the most practical way (operating only to city center), the Private Shuttle (see on bottom page) is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel between the airport and Marmaris/Icmeler, as well all holiday resorts in the Dalaman region.

Option 1: Public Bus (MUTTAS)

The public bus service named “MUTTAS” operates between Dalaman Airport and Marmaris, including Intercity Bus Terminal.


Marmaris Intercity Bus Terminal to Dalaman Airport

The public buses depart from daily 04:00. See the bus schedule from muttas.com.tr

Dalaman Airport to Marmaris Intercity Bus Terminal

The public buses depart upon the arrivals. You can find them in front of the Domestic Arrivals.

Pricing

One way ticket price is 25 TL. You need to pay in cash. Credit card is not available.

Duration

It takes about 110 minutes to get to Marmaris

Note: If you wanna continue to Icmeler, you’ll need to take a taxi or midibus from Marmaris city center.

Option 2: Airport Shuttle (HAVAS)

The HAVAS Airport Shuttle operate on a regular fixed route to Marmaris city center and Intercity Bus Terminal. The shuttles are scheduled according to the domestic flights. You can find them in front of the Domestic Arrivals.

Route

Dalaman Airport, Dalaman centre, Ortaca, Koycegiz, Gokova, Marmaris

Duration

It takes about 90 minutes to get to Marmaris

Pricing

One way ticket price is 25 TL

Please double check above info from havas.net

Note: If you wanna continue to Icmeler, you’ll need to take a taxi or midibus from Marmaris city center.

Option 3: Taxi

Taxi ranks are situated outside the airport terminal so you’ll need to walk some. Keep in mind that Dalaman Airport (DLM) is very far away from the majority of the holiday resorts in the Dalaman region (Marmaris is 96 km. away). And taxis can cost you much.

According to the 2021 taxi fares for Mugla region, the taxi-meter switch on price is 5,50 TL and per kilometer price varies with the distance (i.e. 5,60 TL per km. for 1-5 km. distance; 4,75 TL per km. for 6-15 km.; 3,75 TL per km. for 16-30 km.; 2,75 TL per km. for 31-50 km. distance; 2,40 TL per km. over 51 km.)

There is no day and night difference. If we make a calculation, regarding you will take a local taxi from the Dalaman airport to Marmaris within an average distance of 96 km, the taxi fare for will be around 320-350 TL.

You can calculate approx. taxi fare by using this formula. It may also cost you more depending where your hotel is, possible traffic and the taxi driver’s possible drive to your hotel from different long routes.

We also recommend you to ask and pay in Turkish Liras, the taxi fares sometimes have big differences with the foreign currencies.

Option 4: Private / Shared Shuttle

This is by far the best option. If you are a group or a family with kids or having lots of luggage with you, than we highly recommend you to take private transfers, as they offer a fixed rate, comfortable and safe transfer to your hotel in Marmaris or in the Dalaman region.

The Havas or Muttas airport shuttles will bring you to at the Intercity Bus Terminal of Marmaris and you’ll need to take a taxi from there again which will harder for you with your kids and luggage. But private transfers drives you just to the entrance of your hotel.

When you take private transfers, the driver also meets you inside the airport terminal with your name written on a plate. And he accompanies you for the transfer and also he helps you with your luggage like where to take them and even carry them to the shuttle. And as there is a fixed price, you will not have to worry or deal with price calculations.

As for private shuttle transfers from the Dalaman airport, we highly recommend Tranigo (a Turkish company operating since 1996, and partnered with renowned names like Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, and many reliable and efficient local suppliers) as we recently booked with them had a great trip to our hotel.

It offers low-priced, fixed rate private shuttles that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance. Their large selection of comfortable taxis, minivans, luxurious cars and 6-19+ passenger minibuses can match any need while ensuring quick and safe travels to and from Dalaman airport (DLM). They met us inside the airport, helped with our luggage, brought us in front of the hotel and there also helped us with our luggage.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Prevention and Safety Measures

* The safety and health of the guests and the drivers is a top priority. They guarantee that all the vehicles are cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the World Health Organization’s guidelines against COVID-19.

Below you can click on the destination you need an airport transfer or make a search from the search box under to entire Dalaman region to find the prefect private shuttle and transfer service from Dalaman Airport (DLM) to your hotel and from your hotel to Dalaman Airport (DLM).

Faster and more comfortable than shuttles, buses and taxis. Free cancellation. All prices include fees & tip.

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