Arriving to Cesme
The easiest way to reach Çeşme is by arriving at the nearest transport web. Since there are various options such as flight, sea, or road trips, it is not such a big deal.
Firstly, one can arrive at the nearest airport, İzmir Adnan Menderes, which cuts out for flight trips. Upon landing, there are Havaş buses from the airport to Çeşme. Depending on flight traffic, they depart at certain times of the day; please check out the link to get detailed information about these buses.
Otherwise, you can take a cab that costs about 400 TL from İzmir airport to Çeşme peninsula. Secondly, there are sea trips; these include ferries and cruises. Two daily ferries go from the Greek island of Chios to Çeşme. It takes a bit over an hour and costs about €25 one-way or €40 roundtrip.
Moreover, certain cruise ships call at Çeşme port. Thirdly, for road trippers driving is approximately 30 mins journey from İzmir city center; you can either go by car or taxi. Numerous bus services will take you to Çeşme during the day.
Getting Around Çeşme
Once you get in Çeşme, it is time to travel around. The peninsula’s public transportation system is well-developed and widely available. But still, renting a car is the best option as it is easy as pie. With its reliability, variety of models, and companies, Yolcu360 is an excellent reference to find the one suitable for you. Many different rental companies like Circular and Europecar services for yolcu360. You can select accordingly transmission type, fuel type, car brand, etc. The daily price of an average manual car starts from 630 TL.
Apart from renting a car, you can prefer a taxi for daily trips. There are mobile phone applications that allow you to safely and quickly book a cab. With a single click, you may order a cab and learn how much it will cost. En Taksi and BiTaksi are just some of these apps available in both AppStore and PlayStore. Meanwhile, on average 12-minute-road trip costs 40 TL; it equals one way trip between Çeşme and Alaçatı. However, it is possible to see price differences between the app and reality. Furthermore, it is advisable to compare that İzmir taxi is more expensive than even that of İstanbul, another metropolitan in Turkey.
Having no more questions regarding when and how we will arrive and get around Çeşme, we, now, explore where to travel around the peninsula.