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Izmir to Pamukkale by train
Pamukkale by Train from/to Izmir Airport, Izmir City Center and Selcuk (Ephesus).
Izmir to Pamukkale via Ephesus.
Train is the cheapest way to travel from Izmir Airport and Izmir City Center and Selcuk (Ephesus) to Pamukkale though not the fastest way to travel. Trains run between İzmir (Basmane station), İzmir’s Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB), Selçuk (Ephesus), and Denizli (Pamukkale).
Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from Izmir Basmane Train Station and Izmir Airport (ADB) and Selcuk (Ephesus) to Pamukkale 6 times a day. Tickets cost approximately 5 Euros. The journey takes approximately 3.5 hours from Selcuk, 4.5 hours from Izmir Airport and 5 Hours from Izmir City Center.
Visit Ephesus on the way from Izmir to Pamukkale
Travelers who would like to go to Pamukkale by train from Izmir Airport and Izmir City Center on the way can visit Ephesus Ancient City, Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary and Basilica of St. John. We do operate private tours starting and ending at Selcuk Train Station.
For travelers who will be staying at Izmir City Center hotels, we recommend them to take the 7.10am train from Basmane train station and for those arriving to Izmir AIrport, can take this train at 7.32am. This train will arrive at Selcuk (Ephesus) at 8.34am. Our tour guide and vehicle can meet you at Selcuk train station. After the tour you will be dropped back to Selcuk train station for your journey to Pamukkale which leaves Selcuk Train Station at 1.55pm. The train will arrive at Pamukkale (Denizli) at 5.30pm. After reaching Denizli Train Station, you can board a shared minibus or a taxi to Pamukkale.
Similar program can be made for travelers who stay in Pamukkale.
Travelers can take the 8.25am train from Denizli Train Station which will arrive at Selcuk (Ephesus) at 11.50. Our tour guide and vehicle can meet you at Selcuk train station. After the tour you will be dropped back to Selcuk train station for your journey to Izmir Airport or Izmir City Center which leaves Selcuk Train Station at 7.49pm. The train will arrive at Izmir AIrport at 8.46pm and Izmir Basmane Train Station at 9.09pm.
For more information about our tours starting and ending at Selcuk (Ephesus) Train Station, please visit the following link:
Private Ephesus Tours from Selcuk Hotels and Selcuk Train Station
Izmir - Izmir Airport - Ephesus - Pamukkale (Denizli) Train Schedule
Pamukkale - Ephesus - Izmir Airport - Izmir Train Schedule
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1 - I wish to ask about the tour from Izmir city Centre to Pamukkale via Ephesus. When the guide picks you up at Selcuk, does he take our suitcases as well, and keep them until we go back to the station? How much is this tour please? We wish to travel in April 2022. Thank you.
> As I understand, you would like to take the train from Izmir Train Station to Selcuk (Ephesus) Train Station. After the tour of Ephesus. We will drop you back to Selcuk (Ephesus) Train Station for your journey to Denizli (Pamukkale)
The tour will be conducted with a MPV. Your luggages will be kept in the vehicle during your private tour of Ephesus. There will be a separate driver and a tour guide. While you will be touring with the tour guide, our driver will keep an eye on your belongings.
Cost of private tour of Ephesus starting and ending at Selcuk Train Station: 100 Euro (Total to be paid for your party of 2)
* Above rate is NOT a per person rate. It is total to be paid for your group.
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by TransBalkan Tours is a fully licenced tour operator since 1963 and a member of TURSAB.
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Ephesus Travel Guide by TransBalkan Tours is a fully licenced tour operator and a member of TURSAB. License: A 776.