Traffic Condition in Ankara
The traffic map varies greatly depending on the location and time of the day in Ankara, one of the heavily populated cities of Turkey. In the capital where vehicle density is less compared to Istanbul, one of the world's most important metropolises,, travelers may encounter vehicle density in traffic on a regional basis. The objective of transportation and roadway improvements is to guarantee a more comfortable journey. For instance, it takes around a 35-minute drive to METU after picking up your Sixt car from Ankara Esenboga Airport branch under low traffic conditions. It takes averagely the same time to drive to METU forest, located behind METU under the same conditions. It takes even shorter to drive from Esenboga Airport to Anitkabir, Atatürk's mausoleum. You can easily drive from the airport to Anitkabir in about half an hour. Before arriving at ODTÜ, you can drive to Kizilay in around 30 minutes if there is no traffic congestion. There are three road options to drive to Eskişehir, another popular city of the Central Anatolia, and the best route lasts for around 3 hours. At Ankara Esenboğa car rental, one of the first rent a car companies that one would recall, you can get crucial information about the traffic of Ankara from our officers at our airport office. Our representatives can provide you with information about various alternatives for creating your route and road directions that will help shorten your trips. Moreover, you can gain access to traffic information for the entire city by downloading the map of Ankara via an up-to-date GPS.
Places to Visit in Ankara
When it comes to places to visit in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, one of the first points that comes to mind is Anitkabir. Anitkabir which is home to the mortal remains of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder the Republic of Turkey, is one of the most popular spots in Ankara for countless local and international visitors from past to present. Anitkabir, about a 30 minutes' drive from Esenboga Airport, is among the most iconic places of the city which is home to the memorial tomb of Atatürk. Anitkabir, attracting a great number of visitors during national holidays such as May 19, consists of a museum including 4 different sections, Atatürk's personal belongings, oil paintings depicting the era of the Turkish Independence War and more. Besides, Ankara attracts attention as a city that has witnessed thousands of years, not only the Republic. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, located in Ulus, Ankara, is one of the world's well-known museums where you can witness the history. After leaving the airport, it takes about half an hour for you to arrive at the museum via Turgut Ozal Boulevard. The War of Independence Museum stands out as a museum reflecting the spirit of the National Struggle. You can visit today's Turkish Grand National Assembly as well. The modern assembly building, the construction of which was initiated by Clemens Holzmeister, an Austrian architect, covers an area of approximately 500 thousand square meters. Atakule is also among the landmarks of Ankara. Atakule was opened on October 13, 1989, the 66th anniversary of declaration of Ankara as the capital. The Castle of Ankara attracts the attention of those wishing to witness ancient structures. The Castle of Ankara, thought to be built by Persians in AD 7th century, was captured by Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks, Crusaders and the Ottoman Empire, respectively. It takes 30 minutes to drive from the Airport to the Castle of Ankara when free-flowing traffic conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is your Sixt rent a car Ankara branch?
Our Sixt Ankara branch is located in the arrivals terminal of domestic lines at Esenboga Airport.
For how long can I rent a car?
We offer short-term and long-term rental services. You may choose either of these options depending on your needs and the suitable date intervals.
What kind of cars do you have in your car fleet?
You can find premium options such as Mercedes - Benz, BMW, SUVs, convertible cars, vans and more.
What can I do to benefit from the long-term car rental service?
You may contact us by sending an e-mail to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the long-term car rental which is offered as a corporate service.
May I return the vehicle I picked up to another branch?
Since we offer our services in Ankara only at our Esenboga Airport branch, we only take the delivery of vehicles at the said branch.