Istanbul Airport Transfers

Istanbul has two airports named Sabiha Gökçen and Istanbul Airport. Istanbul Airport, which is the new airport on the European side, is about 50 km from the city center. Below are some options for getting to the center of Istanbul from these two airports.

Istanbul Airport (IST):

Shuttle Bus: You can reach the city center from Istanbul airport with the services of the municipality called HAVAIST. One-way prices are between 40 and 60 TL per person.

Public transportation: IST Airport is connected to the city by the new metro line M1Gayrettepe – Istanbul Airport.

You should do a few transfers. You can get very confused during these transfers. That’s why we don’t recommend this route. We recommend using a private transfer. If you contact us, we will be glad to help you for Istanbul airport transfers. The other slowest option is the municipal public buses (H-1, H-2, H-3 and H-4). You can buy your transportation card here.

Istanbul Airport Transfers

Private airport transfer (VIP transfer): The most convenient transfer option that will take you directly to your preferred hotel is private airport transfer. You can purchase this VIP transfer service here.

Taxi: For a taxi ride from Istanbul New Airport to Taksim, you pay a fee of around 20 or 25 Euros.

From Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW):

Shuttle Bus: HAVABUS is the official airport shuttle service that travels from the airport in the direction of Taksim, Kadıköy and Yenisahra. You can get up-to-date information about HAVABUS timetables, routes and fees from the official website.

Public transportation: E-11 bus and M4 Metro line from Sabiha Airport to Kadıköy are available for use. The journey time is approximately 50 minutes. Passengers who want to go to Taksim or Sultanahmet (“Separation Fountain”) can go to Marmaray after disembarking. You can buy your Istanbul transportation card here.

Private airport transfer: It is the most comfortable and private transfer option that takes you directly to your accommodation.

Taxi: A taxi ride from Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Taksim costs about 25 or 30 €.