Izmir is one of the most important tourism centers and the third largest province of Turkey.
Therefore, Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport ranks fourth among the airports of Turkey in terms of passenger traffic.
Airport Transport to / from the City Center
Havas Shuttle Services
There is regular Havas Shuttle Services to/from city center. The shuttle station is just the exit of the arrival terminal.
The congress venue, Swissotel Grand Efes is located at Alsancak district of İzmir.
Alsancak is the final station from the airport and is a few minutes walking distance to Swissotel.
You can find at below link time table of the shuttle services to/from Alsancak.
The airport takes approximately 30 minutes from Alsancak depending to the traffic. And one way per person ticket costs 12 TL (approximately 2 Euros).
You can also find the taxis at the exit of the arrival terminal.
Taxis in İzmir are yellow and do not ride in the car of anyone else. Please note that the maximum number of passengers in an İzmir taxi is 4.
All taxis have taximeters. Please make sure that the taxi driver turns on the taximeter. The opening charge is 3 TL and charge per km. is 4.40 TL. There are no price difference between the day & night charge, it's a flat rate for 24 hrs. There are no central taxi numbers in Istanbul.