Fethiye travel guide

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You're Going to Love Fethiye

With a population of 60,437, Fethiye is the largest city in Mugla Province, Turkey by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Fethiye

Fethiye in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fethiye in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Fethiye in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 34 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 4 °C, with an average temperature of 10 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 247 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Fethiye, with an average rainfall of 3 mm.

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How to Get to Fethiye


Although Fethiye doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dalaman (DLM), which is located 31 km from Fethiye. The shortest flight to Fethiye from Australia departs from Sydney and takes around 36h 10m.


Another option to get to Fethiye is to pick up a car hire from Izmir, which is about 264 km from Fethiye. You’ll find branches of CIRCULAR and CarWiz, among others, in Izmir.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fethiye, including FlixBus, Metro Turizm and Pamukkale Turizm. From Antalya, the bus ride to Fethiye takes 386 km and will cost you around $28. From Izmir, the ticket costs about $18 for a journey of 435 km. The most popular bus station is Fethiye Karaçulha, located 7 km from the city centre of Fethiye. Fethiye Otogarı is also a commonly used station, and is 1.8 km from the city centre.

Airports near Fethiye

Airlines serving Fethiye

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Turkish Airlines
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British Airways
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Pegasus Airlines
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Malaysia Airlines
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Royal Air Maroc
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Where to stay in Fethiye

From 5-star hotels such as the Jiva Beach Resort to great affordable options like the Hotel Unique-Boutique Class - Adults Only, Fethiye offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $84 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $302 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Ideal Pension and Cetin Pansiyon.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fethiye

Most booked hotels in Fethiye

Ten Apart Hotel
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
Yacht Classic Hotel - Boutique Class
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
Jiva Beach Resort
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Symbola Ölüdeniz Beach Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Liberty Hotels Oludeniz
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Pine Valley Hotel Oludeniz
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
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Hiring a car in Fethiye

Expect to pay $1.77 per litre in Fethiye (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.14 and $28.18. The most frequently booked car type in Fethiye is Economy (Hyundai i20 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Citroen C-Elysée or similar) is, on average, 58% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.