The cheapest times to fly from ESB to DLM are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • July 23rd to January 14th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ESB to DLM is late September. Prices can be as high as $162 for Wednesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $49 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Dalaman

Flying from Ankara (ESB) to Dalaman (DLM) will usually cost between $53 to $162 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $53. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $162. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $109 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $122 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ESB to DLM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ESB to DLM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ESB to DLM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ESB to DLM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ankara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DLM, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ESB. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $100. Return trip prices are from the DLM to ESB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ESB to DLM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ESB to DLM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) in Izmir

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from DLM
  • Usually 67.21% less expensive than DLM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ESB to ADB flights

Destination alternative #2: Antalya Airport (AYT) in Antalya

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from DLM
  • Usually 66.80% less expensive than DLM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ESB to AYT flights

Destination alternative #3: Imsik Airport (BJV) in Bodrum

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from DLM
  • Usually 54.92% less expensive than DLM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ESB to BJV flights


Flight Hacking ESB to DLM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ESB to DLM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (ESB > SAW > DLM)

  • Price for both tickets: $84
  • Average savings: $38 (31.15%)

See ESB to SAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ESB to DLM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Azerbaijan Airlines, Pegasus, SunExpress, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dalaman Airport to Esenboga Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 328 miles or 528 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ESB to DLM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ESB to DLM flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Ankara and Dalaman?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from ESB to DLM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ESB
Origination airport name Esenboga Airport
City Ankara
Country Turkey
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 33

Return Airport

Destination code DLM
Destination airport name Dalaman Airport
City Dalaman
Country Turkey
Latitude 36.7
Longitude 28.8


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