When is the Cheapest Time to Fly to Antalya?
The cheapest time for Antalya flights is to go in winter. Prices are at their lowest and the weather is mild but cool. The best time to go is in spring and autumn, when crowds and prices are low, and the weather is warm. Summer is peak season, which means higher rates and heat. Save on return flights with early booking or deals on last-minute flights on Netflights.
When is the Best Time to Book your Flight to Antalya?
The best time to book cheap flights to Antalya is at least three months in advance. Six weeks in advance will still have low prices, although they will rise as the date approaches. Last-minute deals can help save on direct flights if you decide to book at a later date. In general, the earlier the booking, the better the price.
Flying to Antalya Airport (AYT)
Located 13 kilometres northeast of Antalya is Antalya Airport. It is the third busiest airport in the country.
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On Arrival and Getting Around the Airport
Antalya Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and the Domestic Terminal. Terminal 1 has three floors with, the ground floor is reserved for departures and arrivals and the second floor for shopping and restaurants. Terminal 2 is the new international building with ground floor for arrivals, first floor for passport control and the second floor covering multiple gates. Terminals 1 and 2 are 2.5 kilometres apart but can be reached by shuttle. Terminal 1 and the Domestic Terminal are connected to each other. The airport includes amenities like ATMs, medical services bureau de change, medical services, food, shopping and Wi-Fi.
Getting to the City Antalya Airport (AYT)
Travel between Antalya Airport to Antalya either by bus, coach, taxi or car. The public bus is the cheapest option available. Shuttle bus no. 600 runs run every 30 minutes and travels to Antalya bus terminal. Some hotels offer their own shuttles services for customers, so it is always a good idea to check beforehand. Taxi stands are found in front of the arrivals exits. If you prefer to drive, there are multiple car hire companies in the terminals. The best way to guarantee a car or taxi is to book in advance.
Why visit Antalya?
The beautiful scenery and nature is just one good reason to book flights to Antalya, also known as the ‘gateway to the Turkish Rivera’. One of the first destinations to visit is the charming historic part of the city known as Old Antalya. Red rooftops, stone walls, narrow streets and shops full of colourful goods create a romantic ambiance, especially down on the old roman harbour. Stop here and look at the seaside view while dining and drinking at one of the local restaurants, cafes and tea gardens.
Get close to the sea and bask under the sun in Konyaalti Beach and Lara Beach. They are considered to be some of the best beaches in the Turkey. Work your way inland to Karaalioglu Park and see the exotic plants and ancient monuments or cool down at to the beautiful Duden waterfall. See a bit of history with the roman-era Hadrian’s Gate, built to commemorate the Emperor Hadrian. Or go to the Antalya Museum, the largest museum in the city, which showcases Turkish history.
Don't Forget Before You Fly
British nationals are required to get a visa before entering the country. This is free and can easily be done up to three months in advance by going online through the official Republic of Turkey e-Visa website. It is advisable to print out or carry an electronic copy of the e-Visa on your phone or portable device in case of any problems with the computer system at the airport. As of 2018, British nationals can get a 90-day multiple entry visa on arrival. The visa is valid for multiple visits of 90 days in a 180 day period.