Dalaman is a great destination for sun lovers due to the ever present sun and warm weather. The best time to get flights to Dalaman is July and August if you want the peak summer weather. You might want to do some planning and book your flights to Dalaman for around May, as there is The Dalaman Culture Tourism and S??la Festival which isn’t to be missed. The surrounding area is also full of ruins and pristine beaches too, so if you book in advance you could find a cheap flight to Dalaman for these peaks months of the year.
While Dalaman is only just starting to earn a reputation for a tourist destination, thanks to the sun which is around all but 40 days of the year, there isn’t a massive off season. Winter is from December to February and you might find the cheapest flights to Dalaman then. The weather is also milder with occasional rain, so if you’re not overly keen on hot weather, get your flight tickets for the winter season to experience this part of Turkey without the scorching sun.
The cheapest flights to Dalaman are in October or November, so if you book at least 6 weeks before either of these months you should grab a bargain on your flight tickets. If you don’t have a set date you must travel, then being flexible will definitely help you grab a cheap flight to Dalaman, and if you want to visit the festival in May, make sure to book well in advance to find the cheapest prices on your flight tickets. If you want to get a fantastic view of the Dalyan then try to sit on the right hand side of the plane, it all depends on the wind but this side offers you the best chances of the spectacular views. You might still get a good view from the left hand side before the plane fully descends, but the right usually offers a greater range.
Flights from London (All airports) to Dalaman – 4 hours 05 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Dalaman – 4 hours 20 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Dalaman – 4 hours 10 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Dalaman – 13 hours 45 minutes
The primary airlines that offer direct flights to Dalaman are EasyJet, Monarch, Thomas Cook and Jet2. All of them offer cheap prices at different times of the year, and if you’re travelling during the peak season remember a lot of airlines charge more for checked in baggage.
You’ll find more taxi drivers from the airport if your flight to Dalaman is during the peak season, however there is normally always a 24 hour taxi service available from the arrival terminal. While this is a convenient option, it’s also more expensive than the alternative shuttle buses. Hava? offer shuttle services from Dalaman Airport to a vast range of different locations. They are cheaper than a taxi and still operate rather frequently, making them a highly recommended solution to your airport transport. Also, if you tell the driver in advance, you can get off the bus at any time during the main route, meaning it can be easier to get to and from certain streets. A final option is to arrange for a car rental before you arrive. Turkish roads can be quite difficult to get to grips with though and might make things more difficult than opting for public transport.