There are regular flights to Mardin from major cities like İstanbul, Ankara and İzmir. Mardin Airport linking the countries of the Middle Eastern to Adana via the E-90 motorway lies within the township of Kızıltepe. The distance between Mardin and Kızıltepe by car can be covered in about 20 minutes. You may use the shuttles to/from the airport or by public transportation to reach the city center. If you are setting out from a city from which there are no flights available to Mardin, then you can take the motorway. There are inter-city busses from major cities. You can also opt for reaching Diyarbakır or Şanlıurfa, the other major cities of the region and proceed by catching a connection to Mardin after a tour of these cities. If you are planning to drive to Mardin then here are some information regarding your itinerary:

  • The distance between Şanlıurfa and Mardin is close on 190 kilometers and the road takes 3 hours.
  • Diyarbakır – Mardin is 92 kilometers, and takes 1 and a half hours.
  • Gaziantep – Mardin is 335 kilometers, and takes 4 and half hours.
  • İstanbul – Mardin is close on 1.480 kilometers and takes 17 hours.
  • Ankara – Mardin is close on 1.030 kilometers and takes 13 hours.