First of all, you need to obtain a HESCODE to do literally anything in Turkey. You will be asked for your HESCODE very often.

 

HOW TO GET A HESCODE

 

 For foreign nationals with no domestic GSM number, HES Code can be received with passport information by sending an SMS to +90555 944 3821 including HES, nationality, passport serial number, year of birth and surname, respectively and with inter-spaces.

 

HOW TO GET TO YOUR HOTEL FROM THE AIRPORT

 

-Take a taxi to your hotel

 The taxi costs about 9-10 euros to the hotel. If you share the taxi with your friends, that will be the fastest and most convenient way to get to the hotel.

 

-Use HAVAŞ buses

You can use HAVAŞ buses which is a private bus company.

You need to use Alsancak-Karşıyaka-Mavişehir direction and get off at the stop “Efes Otel”.

If you stay in Kordon Hotel, you should walk for 5 minutes,

If you stay in İsmira Hotel, you should walk for 10 minutes to your accommodation.

 

-Use Public Bus

 It takes longer to reach the city center, about 40 minutes. It is located just at the exit door of the airport.  The bus No 202 departs from the airport on each hour between 00:00-3:00 am and 05:00 am-23:00 pm. You must get off at “İzmir Mesleki ve Teknik Anadolu Lisesi” stop and walk to your hotel for 5-10 minutes.

 

-Use İZBAN & Metro

 You can also use İZBAN train. Get off at "Halkapınar" station and transfer to metro.

You must take the metro to “Fahrettin Altay” direction and get off at “Çankaya” station and walk to your hotel for 5-10 minutes.

 

NOTE

 You must buy a “Kent Kart” (Transportation Card) from the box office which you can find at the airport or any Metro and İZBAN station in order to use public transportation (Public Bus, Metro and İZBAN).

 

WARNING

 You have to obtain a HESCODE (Covid Safety Code) and link your code with your Kent Kart from this address:

 

https://hes.izmirimkart.com.tr/en/Home

 

HOW TO GET TO YASAR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS FROM THE AIRPORT

-Take a taxi to the campus

 The taxi costs about 13-14 euros to the Yasar University Campus. If you share the taxi with your friends, that will be the fastest and most convenient way to get to the campus.

 

-Use İZBAN and Metro

 Use İZBAN train. Get off at "Halkapınar" station and transfer to metro.

 

 You must take the metro to “Evka 3” direction and get off at “Bölge” station and you will see the campus across the station.