General Information about Ankara
Ankara is the second-largest city in Turkey after Istanbul. It is a commercial and industrial city with a population of around 4.5 million people and lots of historic Ottoman archaeological sites. The locals are very generous to tourists, and many of them speak English, although most people will try to speak English with you, a Turkish dictionary is always a good idea to bring with you when travelling to Turkey.
Ankara is an administrative centre and a university town. It has a continental climate with cold and snowy winters and hot, dry summers. Spring and Autumn are the wettest seasons, but with the annual rainfall amount of 410 mm, you are unlikely to get much wet during your trip to Ankara anyway.
Ankara has many historical landmarks and buildings, so if you are planning to visit the city make sure to check out the Haci Bayram Mosque, Anitkabir, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Atakule Tower and Ankara Castle.
Ankara is well-connected by good public bus transport network. The city has two types of bus lines, and you can differentiate by their white and blue colours. The public bus network isn’t suggested for tourists because of their lack of information for the maps and timetables, and they are very crowded during rush hours on Mondays and Fridays.
There is also a minibus transport providers that offer rapid transfers and get you to your location. The underground Metro is highly efficient, which runs in outer suburbs. Ankara is also the centre for the Turkish rail network and can be reached from many cities. Taxis are readily available and probably the best way to get you to your destination.
Transportation options from and to Ankara Airport
Ankara Esenboga Airport is 28 km northeast of the city. International flights are rather low, apart from Turkish Airlines. Only British Airways, Austrian Airways and Lufthansa offer direct flights to Europe. The brand new airport opened in 2007 and futures many more gates, parking system and better traffic flow.
Ankara offers public bus transport to and from the airport. The bus 442 stops on multiple locations such as Kuluz, Asti and Kizilay. There is also an airport taxi service which will take you to your planned destination.
Arrange a stress-free transfer to your destination
To avoid changing between different transportation modes and stick to schedules, book a private Ankara airport transfer with us. We will arrange everything before your arrival so that you can have a stress-free start of your journey. You can choose a car that will suit your needs on our website and get an instant quote for your private airport taxi service.
Besides the transfer, we also provide flight monitoring and “Meet and greet” services included in the price. We will make sure the pickup time is adjusted in case there are any flight delays. The cost of the private airport taxi to Ankara is fixed. The airport transfer service is charged per vehicle so you can split the cost with your fellow passengers.
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