Kayseri Airport (ASR) Guide (Transportation, Transfers)

Here you’ll find detailed information about the Kayseri Airport (ASR), which is one of the two main airports in the region (together with Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport (NAV)) for traveling to Cappadocia, including the airport services, flights, terminal, transportation alternatives such as bus, taxi and shared or private shuttles, car hire, etc, tips for departures, and insider advice.

Some Practical Info about Kayseri Airport (ASR)

* Kayseri Airport is located on the eastern Cappadocia, in the Kayseri city of Turkey, about 74,5 km. from Goreme and 10,5 km. from central Kayseri.

* It is an International airport operated by General Directorate of State Airports. The apron has a capacity of 8 large aircraft.

* Kayseri Airport Code is ASR, Phone : +90 352 337 54 94 / 337 52 44 , Web : kayseri.dhmi.gov.tr

* Geographical Coordinates: 38°46`13″N, 35°29`43″E​

* There are direct scheduled domestic flights from Istanbul to Kayseri Airport, every day of the week, by Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines.

* There are direct charter flights and international flights during summer season.

* You can easily access to all regions of Cappadocia within 1 hour from Kayseri Airport, by taxi, shared or private shuttles.

* The Shared Shuttle (about €8 per person) or Private shuttle (about €80 per person) is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel between the airport and Cappadocia + all neighboring regions.

* There is a car hire service at the airport.

Where is Kayseri Airport?

Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport is located on the eastern Cappadocia, in the Kayseri city of Turkey.

Distance to popular places in Cappadocia

Kayseri Airport is situated about 67,9 km. to Avanos, 74,5 km. to Goreme, 79,1 km. to Uchisar or 69,1 km. to Urgup.

Kayseri Airport Map

Flights to ASR

You can find direct domestic round flights to Kayseri Erkilet Airport (ASR);

* from Istanbul (New Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)) by Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines.

* from Izmir (Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)) by SunExpress and Pegasus Airlines from April through October.

Airport Services

* Taxi service is available for 24 hours. For more information call +90 352 337 71 11 / +90 530 434 30 34

* Municipal Bus shuttle runs from the city center in every 20 minutes. For more information call +90 352 222 8 999

Airport Terminals

Domestic Terminal

* Domestic terminal covers an area of 11,000 square meters.

* You’ll find a Cafe, a Newspaper Sales & Buffet, three Rent a Car Company, an Office of Safety Goods, and a Health Unit.

International Terminal

* International terminal covers an area of 2,500 square meters.

* You’ll find a Restaurant, a Cafe, a Newspaper Sales & Buffet, a Rent a Car Company and a Health Unit.

How to get from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia, and vice versa?

by Private & Shared Shuttles

Shared Shuttles are the most practical and economic (in comparison to private shuttles) way to get to Cappadocia (Goreme, Urgup, Uchisar, Cavusin and Avanos) from Kayseri Airport.

You can save money on taxis and avoid the hassle of public transport and heavy luggage. There is a meet and greet at the airport service. The driver meets you holding a plate with the traveler name at the exit gate.

If you are a group or a family with kids or having lots of luggage with you, than we highly recommend you to take private shuttle transfers for your hotel.

Private Shuttles offer a fixed rate, comfortable and safe transfer that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance to your hotel from Kayseri Airport to your hotel in Cappadocia (Goreme, Urgup, Uchisar, Cavusin and Avanos), or vice versa.

You’ll get assisted with your luggage and the shuttle will depart from the airport after everyone gets ready. You’ll be dropped to your hotel’s door. A great service with a good value for money.

As for private shuttle transfers to Cappadocia region, we highly recommend KiwiTaxi as we recently tested them and had a great trip to our hotel. It offers low-priced, fixed rate private shuttles that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance.

Their large selection of comfortable taxis, minivans, luxurious cars and 6-19+ passenger minibuses can match any need while ensuring quick and safe travels to and from Kayseri airport (ASR). They met us inside the airport, helped with our luggage, brought us in front of the hotel and there also helped us with our luggage.

It is so easy to make a booking: you just choose a vehicle, specify time and place of departure and destination. The driver will meet you, help with baggage and take you to the agreed address.

Faster and more comfortable than shuttles, buses and taxis. Free cancellation. All prices include fees & tip.

Book your Private Shuttle

Check out and book your transfer from the below best and cheapest options

Book your Shared Shuttle

These are the other options for those who would like a shared shuttle transfer

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Local Recommendations from Cappadocia4U team

If youʻre visiting Cappadocia for the first time, we have you covered. Below are some of the top recommendations, tours and experiences!

Some useful info

  • Cappadocia is the name of the region situated in the middle of Turkey. It is mostly known by the three popular towns of Goreme, Urgup and Uchisar but actually it is the name of the very big region spread through the cities of Nevsehir, Kirsehir, Nigde, Aksaray and Kayseri.
  • If you are first-time visitor, want to get familiar, please read our Cappadocia for first timers guide.
  • If you are not sure how to travel, please read our Traveling to Cappadocia guide.
  • If you don't know where to stay, please read our Where to Stay in Cappadocia guide for regions, and Accommodation guide for hotels.
  • If it is hard to plan your days, please read our Ideal 3-Days Cappadocia itinerary.

Top Attractions & Sights

There are 6 must do and see in Cappadocia that you won't want to miss!

  1. Hot Air Balloon Rides (the most exciting attractions in the world)
  2. Goreme Open Air Museum (some best-preserved examples of Byzantine rock-cut architecture and frescoes in the world)
  3. Pasabag Monks Valley (one of the most popular fairy chimneys areas)
  4. Uchisar Castle (highest point, the biggest fairy chimney)
  5. Derinkuyu Underground City (one of the largest underground cities in the world, 8th century BC)
  6. Ihlara Valley (fantastic canyon with a depth of about 100 mt. and 14 km. length)

Tip-1: One of the best ways to explore Cappadocia is by taking a sightseeing tour, so that you can cover all the top sights. Three main sightseeing tours available: Red Tour (covers the highlights of the region), Green Tour (best of natural and historical sites), and Blue Tour (lesser-known sights, off-the-beaten-path experience)

Tip-2: Private Tours are also good choice within a well-planned and custom itinerary along with a private vehicle, driver and professional guide. Great for those who don't have a car or don't know the region well.

For leisure activities we'd recommend 2 must-take attractions! Don't miss! Wine Tasting and Photo Shooting