The direct flights offered by Pegasus Airlines between İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport and Rize Airport (RZV) are the easiest and most comfortable way to reach the eastern part of the Black Sea region. Travelers can fly to Rize, which is one of the main hubs in the region, to reach nearby cities such as Artvin, Bayburt and Gümüşhane.
Rize Airport which is also known as the Rize-Artvin Airport is one of the most important hubs in the East Black Sea region in Türkiye. After taking your flight to Rize Airport, you can start discovering the beauties of the Black Sea region as this region offers incredible mountain views with green highlands.
Travelers who take a flight to Rize Airport can travel both to Rize city centre and Artvin city centre since the airport is constructed to serve both of these cities. The travellers can take the HAVAŞ services from the airport to Rize city centre and Artvin city centre. More information about the HAVAŞ airport shuttle for both of these cities can be found here. Another option to travel between the airport and city centres is to take a taxi or rent a car.
Rize offers a few public transport options to travel between the different districts of the city. The public buses work between different districts such as Alipaşa-Bozkale, Bağdatlı, Çamlıbel-Balsu, Çorapçılar and many more. Also, there are public buses that run between Rize and Trabzon. More information about the bus lines and schedules for Rize can be found here. The other public transport option in the city is the taxi dolmush which is a type of minibuses. These minibuses have 7 different routes which provide transportation between the city centre and Hayrat, Kavaklı, Yeniköy, Timya Valley, Ziraat, Kale and Hospital. More information about the minibuses in Rize can be found here.
Rize Airport is the second airport constructed on the sea which is a significant achievement in the aviation industry. The construction of this airport is completed with 800 thousand square meters of a sea embankment. The airport is located in Pazar district of Rize which is close to the city centre. The airport is approximately 34 km away from Rize city centre and 75 km from Artvin city centre. Rize Airport is planned to serve both of these cities with approximately an annual 3 million passenger capacity.
Before deciding where to stay, visit our Rize flight ticket page and discover the historical, cultural and natural beauties waiting for you in the city. Then start planning your trip by listing the flight ticket prices across the date range that suits you best.
You can make an online parking reservation in advance on flypgs.com for car parking facilities for your flight from Rize or when you arrive at the airport with your vehicle to meet someone.
If you’re looking for a more comfortable transportation option when traveling to Rize for business or holiday, you can rent a car with Pegasus benefits.
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