Getting to Selcuk University

ICENTE18 : Getting to Selcuk University
26 Oct ~ 28 Oct

The main university campus “Aleaddin Keykubat Yerleşkesi” is situated 20 km north of the city center and can be easily accessible by regular tram and bus services. The university is on the main road between Afyon and Konya (D300) called “Yeni İstanbul Caddesi".   

Obtaining an “Elkart”

Visitors are recommended to obtain a travel card called “Elkart” for getting around in Konya by buses and trams. Kiosks selling “Elkart” are available nearly in every tram stops for a price of 1 Turkish Liras itself. You also need to up this card by minimum 5 Turkish Liras (Each usage costs 2.10 TL). There is only one tram line which travels throughout the city from the center to the Campus. You only need to pay attention on which direction the tram is headed. You may end up with going to the city rather than to the campus. Campus tram lines are labeled as "H2 Selçuk Üniversitesi" or "H3 Selçuk Üniversitesi".

                                                        

From the Train Station to the Campus

The distance from the railway station to campus is about 30 km.  Public transportation is available for visitors to reach to the main campus with a simple connection.

When you get off the train walk towards to the operation building. There is a kiosk near to the corner of the building where you can buy an “Elkart”.

As you exit from the station, you will see the public buses waiting in front of the station, going to only one direction to the city center called “Aleaddin Tepesi”.  Take this bus and get off at Aleaddin Tepesi in front of the “İş Bankası” which is the 6th stop. Alternatively taxis are available to take you to the Aleaddin Tepesi.  

                                                        

There are two options available here. You can take the minibuses or trams. If you choose to take the minibuses, remember that the sign of Selçuk Üniversitesi is shown on the front window of the minibuses. Tell the driver to drop you of at Selçuk Üniversitesi.

                                                       

The second and more convenient option for the visitors who are new to the city is trams. Across the road , you will see the tram stop where you need to catch the tram to the campus. You need to use the trams that is labeled "SELÇUK ÜNİVERSİTESİ" and it will take you to the campus in about 45 minutes.

From the Main Bus Station “Otogar” to the Campus

Minibuses and trams are available from Otogar to the campus.

                                                       

As you get off the bus, walk through the building towards the main road. On the corner of the big junction you will see the tram stop. Remember to use trams labeled as "SELÇUK ÜNİVERSİTESİ". 

Alternatively, you can cross the road to hail a minibus to get to the campus.

From the Airport to the Campus

The distance between the Airport and the Campus is about 10 km. There are two options available for transportation to the campus. First, taxis are the most convenient way to get to the campus. You need to tell the taxi driver to take you to the “Selçuk Üniversitesi, Teknoloji Fakültesi” for presentations or "Selçuk Üniversitesi, Süleyman Demirel Kültür Merkezi" for opening ceremony. The second option is to take the bus called “HAVAŞ” and get off at the main bus station called “Otogar”. And then follow the steps explained above.  

        

 

   

From the Tram Stop to Conference Locations

The trams have several stops inside the campus. Considering it is a fairly big campus, getting off the wrong place might cost you a little walk. As the tram enters the university, get off at the station called "Fen Fakültesi" and walk towards right. Faculty of Technology is  the 3rd building on the left side of the road. You need to  get off at "Selçuk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi" station for opening ceremony. Locations are shown in below maps.