A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Fethiye vs. Ankara

Should you visit Fethiye or Ankara?

Should I visit Fethiye or Ankara? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Fethiye

Fethiye is a tourist town in Lycia on the Mediterranean coast. It has a beautiful marina and plenty of activities during the day or night. Fethiye's size, location, and easy access to transportation make it a great central starting point to explore the area. It's also a popular place to pick up the "Blue Cruise," a popular boat tour along the Mediterranean coast.

Ankara

Located at the heart of Turkey near Central Anatolia, Ankara is the capital city and second largest city in the country after Istanbul. Formerly known for its long-haired goats and textiles, the city has since developed into a metropolitan mix of modern cultures with historic landmarks.

Which city is cheaper, Ankara or Fethiye?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Fethiye is $45, while the average daily cost in Ankara is $60. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Fethiye and Ankara in more detail.



Accommodation

An average hotel room with basic furnishings costs about $38 in Fethiye For the most convenient locations and nicer amenities you can expect to pay a bit more.

Accommodation prices vary by location and style, but travelers pay on average about $54 for a double occupancy room in Ankara.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Fethiye $19
    Ankara $27
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Fethiye $38
    Ankara $54

Food

In Fethiye travelers spend around $14 a day on food. You can save money by choosing casual restaurants or food stalls, or you can spend plenty more by dining in nicer restaurants at every meal.

The average traveler spends about $22 per day in Ankara for food, but obviously this is dependent on the type of restaurant and the amount of food ordered. To save money you can grab a lighter lunch or dinner, or you can try fast food or street food.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Fethiye $14
    Ankara $22
Typical Food prices in Fethiye

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Fethiye:


  • Fruit
    $0.80
  • Soda
    $0.34

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Fethiye

For Fethiye, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Sunset Cruise with Live Music and Dinner: $25

Typical Food prices in Ankara

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Ankara:


  • A Quick Lunch
    $1.32

Local Transportation

To get around in Fethiye, the average visitor spends $14 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.

While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around $9.77 per day to get around in Ankara.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Fethiye $14
    Ankara $9.77
Typical Local Transportation prices in Fethiye

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Fethiye are as follows:


  • Local Bus
    $0.97

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Fethiye

Also for Fethiye, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Antalya Airport AYT Transfers to Calis Beach Hotels: $200
  • Antalya Calis Beach Hotels to Antalya Airport AYT Transfers: $200
  • Calis Beach Hotels to Dalaman Airport DLM Transfers: $59
  • Dalaman Airport DLM Transfers to Calis Beach Hotels: $59
  • Fethiye Water World Aquapark with Hotel Transfers: $26
  • Fethiye to Dalaman International Airport (DLM) - Departure Private Transfer: $50
  • Luxury Transfer From Dalaman Airport to Fethiye Area: $47
  • One-Way Shared Transfer: Fethiye to Dalaman Airport: $11
  • One-way Shared Transfer: Dalaman Airport to Marmaris & Icmeler: $12
  • Private Airport Transfers From & To Dalaman Airport - Fethiye Area: $27
  • Private Airport Transfers: From Fethiye/Oludeniz to Dalaman Airport: $61
  • Private Airport Transfers: From Fethiye/Oludeniz to Dalaman Airport: $61

Typical Local Transportation prices in Ankara

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Ankara:


  • Metro Ride
    $0.14
  • Short Taxi Ride
    $0.57

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Ankara

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Ankara:

  • Private transfer: Ankara to Ankara Airport (ESB): $622
  • Private transfer: Ankara Airport (ESB) to Ankara: $622
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Amasra Town: $376
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Safranbolu Town: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Abant National Park: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Cappadocia Region: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Kartalkaya Ski Resort: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Ilgaz National Park: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Hattusa Ancient City: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Eskişehir City: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Konya City: $314
  • Private Transfers Ankara City or Esenboga Airport to/from Kizilcahamam Town: $173

Entertainment

In Fethiye, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average $21 per person, per day.

Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around $19 per person, per day in Ankara. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Fethiye $21
    Ankara $19
Typical Entertainment prices in Fethiye

For Fethiye, here are some examples of average entertainment and activity prices from previous travelers:


  • Paragliding
    $27
  • Gorge Walk entry and photo
    $0.63

Tours and Activities in Fethiye

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Fethiye.

  • Turkish Bath Experience in Fethiye: $18
  • Quad Safari Adventure from Fethiye: $25
  • Fethiye Jeep Safari Tour Including Lunch: $26
  • 12 Island Tour from Fethiye: $28
  • Fethiye Boat Cruise Including Lunch: $31
  • Shopping and Food Market Tour from Fethiye: $32
  • Turkish Bath Experience in Fethiye: $32
  • Adventure in Saklikent Gorge and Ancient City Tlos: $33
  • Dalyan Mud Baths and Turtle Beach Day Tour From Fethiye: $35
  • Dalyan River Cruise by Boat with Lunch and Sea Turtles Watching: $40
  • Dalyan Day Trip from Fethiye Including River Cruise, Mud Baths and Iztuzu Beach: $42
  • White Water Rafting Adventure from Fethiye: $56

Typical Entertainment prices in Ankara

Here are a few typical costs in Ankara for activities, ticket prices, and tours that come from previous visitors:


  • Underground City
    $0.92

Tours and Activities in Ankara

Here are a few actual costs in Ankara for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • 20-Day St.Paul Missionary Tour: $6,610
  • 4 Days Ankara Hattusas Cappadocia Tour - YK227: $679
  • 5 Days Ankara Hattusas Cappadocia Tours By Bus By Plane - YUKI TOUR AK7: $771
  • Ankara Tour: $252
  • Ankara, Gordion, Cappadocia 1 day tour - CAP30: $427
  • Ankara, Gordion, Hattusas, Cappadocia 2 days private tour - CAP41: $505
  • Cappadocia Hiking & Underground City Tour: $47
  • Cer Modern Entrance Ticket: $5.97
  • Daily Ankara Tour: $265
  • Daily Hattusas / Boğazköy Tour: $341
  • Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Topkapi Palace: $140
  • Private Tour of Historical Ankara City: $242

Alcohol

Alcoholic beverages can often be a significant portion of a traveler's budget, and the costs can vary greatly from person to person. In Fethiye, the average amount that a visitor spends on alcoholic beverages per day is $9.13.

While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Ankara may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $9.94 per day on alcoholic beverages.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Fethiye $9.13
    Ankara $9.94


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Fethiye and Ankara, we can see that Ankara is more expensive. And not only is Fethiye much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Fethiye would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Fethiye and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Ankara would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Ankara than you might in Fethiye.

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Fethiye vs. Ankara Travel Comparison

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