Ferry to Turgutreis

Ferry to Turgutreis - Calm sea and a lighthouse, surrounded by fishing boats.
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Book a ferry to Turgutreis, pack your suitcases and have a great time in Mugla's popular resort town which is located only a few kilometers western of Bodrum!

Turgutreis is a very popular holiday destination, located in Turkey's southwestern coast, close to Bodrum Airport. It is the second largest town in Bodrum Peninsula which both are parts of Mugla Region. Every summer, the town gets extremely crowded for the reason that it includes the whole summer vacation package. From long sandy beaches, to affordable and luxurious hotels, restaurants, bars and beautiful roads full of boutiques. Turgutreis, being a well-developped tourist resort attracts both families and younger generations. 

While in the city, people have the chance to admire some great views and landmarks, such as the long 2km golden sand beach, the D-Marin which is one of the biggest yacht marinas in the area of Bodrum, the Turgut Reis Statue that is the town's symbol and is named after the Ottoman Admiral with the same name, the Sabanci Park, the Painters and Artists Street, pefect for walking and shopping and the impressive labyrinth of shops around the beach area. There, you can find handicrafts to take home but remember, they are not bargainable. Moreover, the Bodrum Windmills, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Bodrum Castle, the Museum of Underwater Archeology, Myndos Gate, the Ancient Amphitheater and the Ruins of Pedasa are surely worth the visit. If you are lucky enough, you will have the chance to attend the classical music festival held on the D-Marin prestigious Marina. If not, no worries, the surrounding area is full of beach bars, galleries and restaurants that will keep you occupied as well. 

Just a few kilometers on the west of Turgutreis, you can see 14 small islets along with the Greek Islands of Kos, Kalymnos and Pserimos, perfect for day trips, if you are planning on staying in the city for a few days.


Port of Turgutreis

The port of Turgutreis is very close to the city center. The area around the port is loaded with shops, bars and beach clubs, eating places and graphical little streets with shops selling anything you can imagine. As for the accommodations, you can find plenty in the port area and in the town center. The D-Marin Marina is only a few meters north of the port. It is also worth mentioning that Bodrum Airport is a 50 minute drive and there is a well-developped transportation network that can cover the distance if you do not own a vehicle. 

Turgutreis Center to Turgutreis Port

Turgutreis can easily be explored on foot but if you wish to get around effortlessly you can use the means of public transportation. In order to get transferred from the town center to the port, you can use the following transportation options:

  • Bus: The main bus station is located around 800m away from the port, in Mehmet Hilmi Cd. Street. For more information, you can visit Turgutreis Bus
  • Taxi: There are plenty of taxis around the city streets. However, you can always book one by calling +90 252 382 67 27

Bodrum Airport to Turgutreis

The distance between Bodrum Airport and Turgutreis city is around 55km which translates to a 50min drive. The best, but not most affordable option, is to take a taxi or a private minivan to reach the town center. If you prefer to use the bus though, have in mind that you have to reach Bodrum first and then change the bus so as to continue to Turgutreis. 

  • Bus: Take the MUTTA Bus and reach Bodrum's intercity bus terminal in around 50 minutes. Then, change and take the Dolmus Bus straight to Turgutreis
  • Taxi: Grab a taxi from outside the arrivals terminal or book one in Bodrum Airport Taxis
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