Ancient sights with modern attractions and picturesque landscapes.
Approximate flight time: 4 hours 10 minutes (total distance 1950 miles)
Airlines that fly direct: Jet2.com, TUI
No. of Airports in Antalya: Antalya Airport
Seasons: High = June - August; Low = November - March
Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
Departing from Birmingham Airport
If you’re wondering where to book your flight to Antalya from, look no further than Birmingham Airport. With great shops, bars and restaurants, spending time at the airport will be an enjoyable way to start your holiday.
Located in the Midlands and boasting great transport links, Birmingham is easy to get to from all over the UK. If you want to travel by public transport, you will find bus and coach services running directly to the airport. Trains will take you to Birmingham International train station, which is connected to the terminal.
Those driving to the airport will find a choice of car parks, which are all easily accessible from the terminal by foot or via the free courtesy shuttle bus. Book a parking space online in advance and save up to 70%.
If you want to eat before you board, we have a fantastic selection of cafés, bars and restaurants for you to choose from. Wetherspoon and All Bar One have a varied menu to suit all including some great drink deals. If you’d prefer just a quick coffee and a sandwich, pick from Costa Coffee, Caffé Nero, and Pret a Manger.
Once you’ve eaten, why not browse the shops? With great deals at World Duty Free, we’ve got everything you could need before you fly. All organised? Grab a book and a bag of sweets for the plane from WHSmith and relax before your flight.
Need currency for your trip abroad? Look no further - head to our Travelex stores conveniently located in the Arrivals area of the terminal building and Departures Lounge. Specialising in 50+ currencies knowledgeable staff can advise you. If you prefer, you can pre-order your currency and get next day collection if you order before 3pm at Birmingham Airport.
For more information on the other services available, see our guide to terminal facilities.
Average temperature in Antalya
Arriving at Antalya Airport
Antalya International Airport is one of the major airports, operated in Turkey's primary holiday destination lining the Mediterranean coast. Antalya International Airport is 13 km from the city centre, and there are regular coach services that runs every 30 minutes to Antalya's bus terminal in the city centre.
There is a wide selection of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops at the airport.
Pre-book your transfer with HolidayTaxis and avoid the queues when you arrive.
What to expect in Antalya
Sitting on Turkey’s southern Mediterranean region, Antalya offers the perfect blend of history, pristine beaches and a range of physical activities including hiking. Whether you’re here to discover historical ruins that have stood the test of time, to find some bargains in the shops or some laidback beach time, Antalya has it all.
Turkish is the main language spoken throughout Antalya. English is generally spoken and understood by the staff at most hotels and restaurants. It’s nice to try and learn some simple words and phrases though.
July is the hottest month in Antalya with an average temperature of 27.5°C and the coldest is January at 10°C.
Culture in Antalya
Shop like a local and enjoy Turkey’s incredible pazars (farmer’s market) and enjoy locally grown foods and some basic houseware and clothing. Nearby there are tables to allow shoppers to sit enjoy a snack in the afternoon sunshine and soak in the culture.
After a long day why not enjoy a Turkish Hammam (Turkish bath)? Turkish Hammans have been significant for Turkish culture for social occasions and are one of the classic bathing traditions that are still popular today. Unwind in the sauna and steam bath then head for a relaxing foam and oil massage.
Located around 7 kilometres northeast of central Serik is Aspendos (or Aspendus), an ancient Greco-Roman city known for having the best-preserved theatre, Aspendos Antique Theatre. It boasts an impressive 315 feet structure and still holds popular events to this day.