How to get to Antalya and Kemer

How to get to Antalya:
By Air: 
Antalya is well connected to other parts of Turkey by regular scheduled flights from Istanbul and Ankara. There are also direct scheduled flights as well as charter flights from major cities in Europe. Antalya Airport terminal buildings are located 13 km away from Antalya city center. It has two international terminals that are located near to each other and there is a free shuttle service operating 24 hours a day between the two terminals. Please check the following links to get information about domestic and international flights to/from Antalya:
Antalya Airport: http://www.aytport.com/ or
http://www.antalyahavalimani.gov.tr/tr/en/ucuslar.asp
Please note that some airlines have direct flights from/to Istanbul all year round. However, their direct flights to Antalya only operate in summer. Please check with the airline or with your travel agency about further flight details.
International flights arrive at the Antalya Airport - which is approximately a 25 - minute drive to Antalya. Kemer is 44 km from Antalya city center. There is no direct public transportation from Antalya Airport to Kemer.
Public transportation by bus No: 600 available at the rate of 4 TL (1.3 Euro) to Antalya Bus terminal and regular minibus service available from Antalya bus terminal to Kemer (8 TL).

The distance between Antalya Airport and Kemer is 57 km and travel time approx. 60 min. Symposium Organizing Committee can arrange pick-up service from Airport to Symposium Venue (Rose Hotels) in Kemer for a fee. Cost of this service (one way): 1-3 people: 40 Euro, 1-6 people 50 Euro, 1-12 people 60 Euro. You can also book transportation to the Airport. If you need pick-up service please send e-mail to: geomedsymposium@gmail.com
 
By Road:
Turkey has a vast system of intercity coaches and that’s the most convenient method of internal transport, especially for travel to southern Turkish resorts. Coach services are reasonably priced. Antalya is easily accessed from most parts of the country. Major routes include Istanbul (12 hours), Ankara (7 hours) and Izmir (6.30 hours). The main bus station in Antalya (Yeni Garaj) is 4km north of the city centre.
Because of the competition among the private bus companies, the quality of services is quite high as well. Some of the best companies include: Ulusoy (website: www.ulusoy.com.tr), which serves international destinations, Ankara, the Black Sea, as well as Izmir and Antalya. Varan (website: www.varan.com.tr), which also serves international, western and southern routes. Kamil Koç (website: www.kamilkoc.com.tr), which serves a wide range of destinations throughout Turkey, including Bursa, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya, Bodrum, Fethiye and Canakkale. Long journeys are usually made at night, leaving Istanbul between 22:00 and 24:00 and arriving at the destination in the morning.
There are bus services to Istanbul from some major cities in France, Germany and Greece. Please see the web sites of bus companies such as Ulusoy (www.ulusoy.com.tr) and Varan (www.varan.com.tr) for their international routes.

How to get to Kemer:

From Antalya Bus Station:
There is a transportation by minibus from Antalya coaching station (Otogar) alternatively per ten minutes. It is about one hour away from Antalya. Being road parallel to the coast, allows you to see beautiful panoramas throughout road. 
Minibus services run frequently during the day, and is about EUR 5 per person. It takes about One and a half hour to get to Kemer from Antalya.

Visa Requirements to Enter Turkey: 
The Turkish government requires visa from citizens of certain countries. Please see the following web site to learn about the visa requirements to be admitted to Turkey.

Further information: http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa

Other useful links:
The Turkish Culture and Tourism Office: http://www.gototurkey.co.uk/ 
Map of Turkey: http://www.historyofturkey.com/MapofTurkey/