Malatya is one of the biggest cities in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The city is well known for its apricots. The ancient Malatya (20 km far away from the city center) is one of the most important historical places.
Malatya Erhac Airport is 30 kms away from the city center and can be reached by shuttle buses of the airlines and taxis. Flights leave from Istanbul and Ankara. Turkish Airlines THY , Pegasus Airlines  and Onur Air  have daily flights to Malatya.
Malatya can easily be reached by car, via Kayseri-Malatya motorway.
There are many domestic coach firms from İstanbul bus station. The coaches, reach Malatya via Ankara and the journey takes nearly 15 hours. Beydağı Turizm, Aksoğanoğlu Zafer Turizm  have at least 5 daily coaches to Malatya within the specific times of the day.
In the center, especially in the main part, everything is easy accessible by foot.