The quickest way to get to the central and southern Aegean coast is by plane. Daily flights connect Istanbul with airports in İzmir and Bodrum. Depending on the season, there are direct flights to İzmir and Bodrum from Ankara, Adana, and Antalya as well. İzmir is also a hub for SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, which offers an increasing number of flights to the Aegean city from European destinations.
Bodrum Airport Taksi (Milas-Bodrum Airport). Bodrum Airport, Bodrum, Mugla. 252/523–0024; www.bodrumairporttaxi.com.
Bodrum Tour (Bodrum airport transfers). Bodrum Airport Exit 1., Gulluk Junction, BP Petrol Station, Bodrum, Mugla. 252/524–5050; www.bodrumtour.com/airport-transfers.html.
Havaalanı Taksi (İzmir airport taxi). Adnan Menderes Hava Limanı, Izmir, Izmir, 35425. 232/274–2075; www.izmirhavaalanitaksi.com.
Havaş (İzmir and Bodrum airport bus). 212/444–0487; www.havas.net.
Proper Car Rental (Bodrum airport transfers). Cevat Sakir Cad. 62/E, Bodrum, Mugla, 48400. 252/316–9540; www.propercar.com/bodrum-airport-transfer.htm.