Getting to the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Ankara is served by the Esenboğa Airport, a major international airport offering connections to a number of national and international destinations. Upon arrival you can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to reach campus.
From the Ankara Airport to campus by taxi
Taxi ride to Bilkent University costs about 80-85 TL (about 40-45 Euros) by 2007 prices.
From the Ankara Airport to campus shuttle bus
As a lower cost alternative, Havaş operates shuttle busses from the airport to the Havaş offices and to ASTI, the inter-city bus terminal of Ankara. The fee is about 10 TL. From either destinations, you can take a taxi cab for about 20-23 TL. Alternatively, you catch the university shuttle bus that goes by ASTI to the campus (not recommended unless you know the shuttle bus system and its route).
The Ankara train station offers various daily train services to several cities, most notably Eskisehir and Istanbul. The train schedule can be checked and tickets purchased online. From the train station a taxi ride to campus costs about 22-25 TL.
There are many bus companies operating between Ankara and nearby cities, most notably Istanbul. All of the buses depart and arrive at ASTI, the inter-city bus terminal of Ankara. From ASTI, you can take a taxi cab to campus for about 20-23 TL.
From downtown Ankara
The university operates shuttles buses, free of charge, to and from the Tunus and Sihhiye districts of downtown Ankara. For schedule and pick-up locations, follow this link to go to transportation services.
By car from Ankara
Starting from downtown, follow the D-200 (Eskisehir) state road in the Eskisehir direction for about 8 km, take the exit labeled “Bilkent Universitesi” and follow the signs straight to the main campus gate. Personnel at the gate will be able to direct you to the Institute.