Tiyatro Medresesi, Kayserdağı Mevkii, Şirince, Selçuk – İZMİR
How to arrive at Selçuk (pronounced Seldjouk)?
There are bus companies that have regular services to Selcuk from many cities of Turkey. If you can not find a bus which directly comes to Selcuk, you should first come to Izmir’s main bus station. There is a bus from there to Selcuk in every 40 minutes between 6:30 am and 8:30 pm. For details check here.
The nearest international airport to Selcuk is in Izmir. First, you are supposed to arrive at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport. There is always a high probability of finding cheap tickets if you come from abroad.
There are private shuttle services from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Selçuk, where we you will take a minibus to Şirince, where Tiyatro Medresesi is located. Please note that the shuttles go to Kusadası/Söke yet stop at Selcuk.
The shuttle service we suggest you to take is “Last Minute,” which you can book a seat a day before you will fly. Please check their whatsapp number and website for online reservation: 00902566145555 – https://www.kusadasihavalimaniservis.com/en/default.asp. You will find the person with a “Last Minute” sign when you leave the main gate. It costs 30 TRY and you can also pay in EUR.
“Havaş” is the other shuttle service, which you cannot book in advance. Please check the schedule and prices at
It takes almost 45 min to get Selcuk. When you get off the bus across the Selçuk Hospital, please find the bus terminal just located at the crossways. You will take a minibus to Sirince and get off the minibus at Yorgo’s Restaurant. Please leave your luggage there and take a 15 min walk in nature to Tiyatro Medresesi. We will transfer the luggage later.
After arriving Izmir, you should use Izmir- Aydin highway. Aydin is the neighboring city at the south of Izmir. After driving about 50 km on the highway, you will arrive at the Torbali exit where there is a ticket window. About 20 km after this ticket window you may see the Selcuk ticket window. Follow the signs for Selcuk. Once you arrived to Selcuk, turn left at the first traffic lights; after around 200 meters you will reach the road to Sirince. Follow the signs for Sirince.
How to arrive at Şirince (Shireenge) and Tiyatro Medresesi?
The first minibus departs from Selçuk to Şirince is at 7am. In every 20 minutes there is a minibus till 10am. Then the departures are in every 30 minutes till 6pm. Then again it is in every 20 minutes till the last minibus at 8pm. Taking the minibus costs 1 Euro approximately. If you want to take the cab then you’ll have to pay about 15-20 Euros.
Tiyatro Medresesi is 800 meters from Şirince. You can see lots of signs showing you the way. If you have problems with finding the Medrese or if you have lots of luggage that is hard to carry, then please just inform us before your arrival so that we can pick you up from Şirince.