Car Hire from Izmir Airport
Izmir Airport in Bodrum, Turkey serves a number of popular Turkish holiday destinations such as Izmir, Kusadasi and Cesme. The central location and road connections make hiring a car from Izmir Airport one of the most convenient ways to make the transfer to your destination and then explore the Aegean coast of Turkey. Skyscanner can help you find the best car hire deals available from Izmir Airport.
Where to hire a car at Izmir Airport
There are a number of car hire companies to choose from at Izmir Airport. Within the arrivals hall in the terminal you will find Avis, National Car Rental, Europcar and Economy.
Petrol Stations near Izmir Airport
If you hire a car from Izmir Airport on a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to ensure you refuel the car close to the airport before returning it to avoid any additional charges being made.
There are a number of petrol stations near Izmir Airport which are easy to find when approaching the airport from all directions. There are two Petrol Ofisi stations in the airport grounds, one to the north, and one to the south. In addition there are a number of petrol stations such as a Shell Garage on the D550 access road to the airport.
Driving around Izmir Airport
The roads surrounding Izmir Airport are well developed and signposted which will make it easy to navigate and find your destination. The airport is located on the D550 road which takes you directly to Izmir, the O-30 motorway and O-31 toll road connecting Izmir to Aydin.
Izmir offers everything you would expect from a city break with culture, museums, shopping, attractions and Turkish food at its waterside location overlooking the blue waters. As a fishing port, freshly caught seafood feature in many of the restaurants. After exploring everything Izmir has to offer head to the nearby town of Cesme to relax on the many beaches.
Izmir Airport to the centre of Izmir is a 40 minute, 28km drive via the D550 direct from the airport.
There are a number of pedestrianised areas within Izmir so it is important to plan any journeys around these. Parking in the city of Izmir can be expensive, especially if you want to park near the centre of the town. Checking your hotel for parking options would be recommended.
Kusadasi combines beaches and vibrant modern facilities with traditional Turkey making a holiday destination with something to appeal to everyone. There are 8 beaches, waterparks and an exciting night life within the town. A short drive from Kusadasi is Ephesus, a preserved Roman city and one of the areas must visit tourist attractions.
Kusadasi is a 1 hour 20 minute, 79km drive from Izmir Airport on the D515, or the O-31 toll road. As Izmir Airport is the main airport serving Kusadasi many visitors to the area travel on this route which is relatively straight forward.
Cesme, a quieter town compared to Kusadasi and Izmir is the ideal destination for those looking for relaxation on one of the many secluded beaches. If you want to enjoy the benefits of Turkish hot thermal springs you can head to Ilica Beach.
Izmir Airport to Cesme is a 1 hour 20 minute, 105km drive via the E881.