Subway trains of the company IZBAN connect the airport with Izmir and many places in between, but also with places south of the airport.
Car and bus
Izmir Airport is situated 18 kilometer southwest of the city center. The airport is easily accessible by rental car. It's located along the road from Izmit to Selçuk, Ephesus and Pamukkale. The exit to the airport is clearly signposted.
Buses of the company ESHOT connect the airport with Izmir. Bus 200 runs to Mavişehir, bus 202 to Alsancak Cumhuriyet Avenue and bus 204 to the central bus station and Bornova subway station. For tourists the Havaş shuttle bus is easier. This bus leaves every 20 minutes.
Car rental Izmir Airport
You can find counters of car rental companies in the Arrivals Hall. Several rental companies are present at Izmir Airport, including some local providers and international rental companies such as Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt. You can also book a rental car in advance using the service provided by EasyTerra; they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.
There are many taxis outside the Arrivals Hall. Some have a meter, others not and some drivers refuse to turn on the meter. Make sure to agree on the price, before you get in.
In the parking garage of Izmir Airport you pay 7.50 lira for the first hour and 10.50 lira to park three hours. On the airport website you can calculate exactly how much you need to pay to park at Izmir Airport.