How to Reach Pamukkale - The Easiest Way 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. 

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Modes of Transportation in Pamukkale

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Pamukkale. The most preferred mode of transport in Pamukkale is Walking.

Average distance: 19.33 km Average time: 59 min

  • Walking 66.67%
    Walking 40 min Bike 6 min Overall average time for 4 kms 46 min
  • Car 33.33%
    Driving 75 min Walking 10 min Overall average time for 50 kms 85 min

How to Reach Pamukkale from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Denizli to Pamukkale 13.37 km 13 mins
Usak to Pamukkale 80.99 km 1 hour 20 mins
Mugla to Pamukkale 107.42 km 1 hour 47 mins
Fethiye to Pamukkale 118.3 km 1 hour 58 mins
Afyonkarahisar to Pamukkale 178.03 km 2 hours 58 mins
Antalya to Pamukkale 203.42 km 3 hours 23 mins
Bodrum to Pamukkale 203.96 km 3 hours 23 mins
Izmir to Pamukkale 225.27 km 3 hours 45 mins
Izmit to Pamukkale 290.24 km 4 hours 50 mins
Istanbul to Pamukkale 300.22 km 5 hours 50 mins
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