The 16th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics September 18-21, 2012 - Ankara, TURKEY 16. Uluslararası Türk Dilbilim Kurultayı 18-21 Eylül, 2012 - Ankara, TÜRKİYE © Middle East Technical University, Department of Foreign Language Education, Ankara Turkey Travel Information & Directions How can I plan my travel to Ankara? METU Location and Campus Map The conference will be held at Culture and Convention Centre at METU  campus. METU Guest House is within walking distance from the  Conference Venue and from the campus centre where restaurants,  coffee shops, a pharmacy, banks, etc. are located.     Ankara Esenboğa International Airport is 33 km (21 miles, about 40  minutes) from the city centre. Airport shuttle (named as Havaş) from to  the central bus terminal (named as ASTİ) of Ankara are available; Havaş  shuttle costs 10 Turkish Liras (around 4 euros, 6$). Havaş Shuttle Hours  Local EGO buses are also available from the airport every 20 minutes  and it costs around 6 TL (3 euros, 4 $) (Line number 442)   You do not need to buy tickets in advance; tickets are available on board  and paid by local currency.        From ASTI, you can take a metered taxi to the METU campus (ODTU in  Turkish). It costs roughly 16 Turkish Liras (6,5 Euros, 8,5 $).   The A1 and A2 entrance gates of METU campus are 7 km away from the  city center and they are nearby Eskişehir Highway.   Public Transportation options  ©The background map is used by the permission of Jost Gippert  TÜRKÇE