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Istanbul International Airport Transfer

Istanbul Airport, Turkey's largest international airport, serves the country's most populous city, Istanbul. Located on the European continent of the country, IST is approximately 40 kilometers from the city center. Average annual passenger traffic is 38 million. However, when all the works are completed, its goal is to serve 200 million passengers. Istanbul International Airport, which is a candidate to be the largest airport in the world, is the best transfer point for tourists traveling between Europe, Asia and Africa, especially due to its geographical location.

Some international airline companies with active flights at Istanbul International Airport are: Zagros Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways, Utair, Ukraine International Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Tunisair, Transavia France, TAROM, Taban Air, Salmon Air, SkyUp,  Red Wings Airlines, Qatar Airways, Pegasus Airlines, Oman Air, Nouvelair, Air Serbia and Asiana Airlines.

Some of the routes with regular flights are as follows: Athens, Beyda, Tripoli-Mitiga, Kokes, Tirana, Annabe, Algeria, Constantine, Oran, Almaty,  Nur-Sultan, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Chisinau, Belgrade, Tokyo-Haneda, Kabul, Mazar-i-Sharif, Seoul-Incheon, Baku, Khartoum, Minsk, Casablanca, Cairo, Dubai-International and Mashhad. 

Istanbul International Airport Transfer
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Transfer From & To Istanbul International Airport

Airport Bus Service  

You can use the airport shuttle buses to go to the city center from Istanbul Airport. These shuttle buses, called Havaist, depart in front of the terminal periodically and stop at several different points. In addition, the services and information from the airport to the city center are as follows:

  • Airport - Taksim Square (IST-19 line) - departs every 15-20 minutes from 05:10 to 01:00. The journey time is 1 hour 20 minutes.
  • Airport - Sultanahmet (IST-1S line) - Every 20 minutes from 05:00 to 01:00, then every hour until 05:00. The journey time is 100 minutes.
  • Airport - Bus Station (IST-3 line) - every 30 minutes from 05:00 to 03:30; The journey time is 75 minutes.

Public Bus

Istanbul is a metropolis with dense and regular city bus lines. Therefore, you can use the city bus lines to travel from the airport to different parts of the city or vice versa. However, you need to have Istanbulkart for this. With this card, you can take all public transport in the city. You can get the cards from the vending machines at the airport. Bus routes to Istanbul city center are as follows:

  • From Istanbul Airport to Mahmutbey (H-1 line) is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • From Istanbul Airport to Mecidiyeköy (line H-2) is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.
  • From Istanbul Airport to Halkalı (line H-3) is approximately 1 hour 46 minutes.
  • From Istanbul Airport to Yunus Emre Mah. Arnavutköy (line H-6) Travel time is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • From Istanbul Airport to Hacıosman/Sarıyer (line H-8) is approximately 2 hours.
  • From Istanbul Airport to Cevizlibağ (H-9 line) is approximately 2 hours.

Private Airport Transfer

Do not wait for hours for public transportation to get to the city center from Istanbul Airport. Get a private transfer service for cost-effective and fast transportation. You can benefit from airport transfer services with the best transportation companies in Istanbul. Working with experienced and polite local chauffeurs, Airporttransfer.com offers a hassle-free transfer service for all airport passengers.

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Airporttransfer.com offers a great transfer service for Istanbul International Airport passengers. In the very big and crowded city of Istanbul, don't waste your time getting on the bus, trust the contracted drivers of Airporttransfer.com and reach your destination quickly.

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