How to Reach Pamukkale


The major city near Pamukkale is Denizli and the best way to reach Pamukkale is by getting to Denizli. Pamukkale travel guide recommends following ways to get to Denizli:

  • By Air: There is no individual Pamukkale airport and the nearest airport is Cardak. There are three daily flights from the major Turkish city of Istanbul. There are shuttle services from the airport to Denizli.
  • By Train: The nearest train station to Pamukkale is Denizli which has frequent trains from Izmir. According to the Pamukkale tourist information centre, the Istanbul service- Pamukkale express is suspended for renovation.
  • By Bus: There are frequent bus services which are convenient and comfortable to the city of Denizli from almost all the Turkish cities.

Once arrived at Denizli, you can take a bus to Pamukkale. There are mini-buses travelling to Pamukkale. Various bus companies offer this service and the fare is super cheap. Prior reservation is available at some companies. Also, another way of travelling from Denizli is to hop on a dolmus to Pamukkale which is a communal, shared taxi.


  • The inland is pretty to walk around and can be explored on foot.