Travel Guideline for Antalya, Turkey


The below travel guideline is prepared to ease the travel arrangements for all Congress participants. All necessary information such as the location, flight route, recommended airport, visa requirements, official airline & promotion code, and etc.. are provided below. 

If you need any further information, or have queries, please contact to the Congress Secretariat ( for assistance. 


Antalya is located at the southern part of Turkey, at the coast of Mediterranean.
Further information about Antalya can be found at the "About Antalya" page on our website.

Travel location

Travel airport

Even there are two airports located in Antalya, the Congress participants should definitely use
Antalya International Airport (airport code: AYT), as it is the closest airport to the Congress venue.
(Kindly note that the other airport Gazipasa is located too far from the Congress
Venue, and definitely not recommended to be used).


It is possible to fly to Antalya International Airport (airport code: AYT) either via connection flights from Istanbul, Ankara,
Izmir and all other cities in Turkey, or via direct flights from major European cities.

Travel flightroute

Travel officialairline

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of the “XIX. World Congress of CIGR” and special discounts
are offered on certain booking classes.In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions
please visit the Turkish Conventions website 
and use the event code “070TKM18” under delegate section.



Visa requirements to visit Turkey may change according to the participants nationality. Therefore, it is strongly
recommended to check the visa requirement of Turkey for your country. This information is provided on
the website of Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Since April 2013, electronic visa (e-Visa) has replaced “sticker visa” which was issued at the border crossings.
Therefore, if you would like to get your visa without applying to the Turkish Consulate in your home country,
please make sure that you apply for e-Visa at before arriving to Turkey. 

This system allows visitors travelling to Turkey to easily obtain their e-Visas online (,
in approximately three minutes. It is possible to obtain e-Visa 7/24 at everywhere with internet connection.
The applicants can obtain their visa after they fill in the necessary information concerning their identity,
passport and travel dates and pay visa fee online. 

Please also visit page to have a quick look to the 15 things you
need to know about the e-visa system, before creating an application.

Travel visa

Travel transfer

It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach Granada Luxury Resort Hotel (Congress venue) which is
at 33 km distance from Antalya International Airport. You can order a special round trip Airport
transportation (Airport – Hotel – Airport). For more details please visit “Transfers” page.


If you need any further information, or have queries about your travel arrangements, please contact to the Congress Secretariat ( for assistance. As our Congress Secretariat is also a local travel agency in Turkey, you may use their services for your travel plannings, as well.