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Istanbul, Ataturk Airport

Atatürk Airport, which was opened as the first military airport in 1912 in Yeşilköy and continues its transportation activities as a civil airport since 1944, manages to provide all its passengers with a nice experience with its capacity of 25.5 million lines of foreign lines and approximately 15 million domestic lines capacity. Atatürk Airport, which hosts eating, accommodation, post office, bank and many other opportunities, comes to the forefront in terms of being able to reach everything you seek easily.

About Transportation in Istanbul


Istanbul, which addresses every segment with its many web-based applications that show you how to get to your destination in the shortest and fastest way while using the urban transportation roads; bus, minibus, taxi bus, metrobus, private public bus, Marmaray, IDO and many public transportation vehicles such as trams, millions of passengers on both the Asian and Asian sides. On the other hand, it may be more wise to travel by taxi or Uber as the roads are crowded in Istanbul, which can cause tensions with occasional traffic.


How to get to Ataturk Airport from the city center?


After landing at Atatürk Airport, there are dozens of ways to get to the city center. You can easily travel to the city center with the different public transportation mentioned above from the Atatürk Airport located on the European side. On the other hand, when you have limited time, options such as Uber and taxi offer comfortable and fast transportation services.


Public Transport Vehicles (IETT, Metro and HAVATAŞ Buses)


IETT Buses: If you want to go between the metro stops, you can use IETT and HAVATAŞ buses. IETT buses provide direct access to various parts of the city from Atatürk Airport; from 6 am to 6 pm. These buses, which come on an average of 5 minutes, are also known as light metro. You can use bus number TH-1 for Şirinevler, Taksim, Zeytinburnu and Bakırköy and you can use YH-1 bus to travel on Yeşilyurt, Yedikule Beach and Yenikapı Coast route. On the other hand, the tickets for the IETT bus are charged on the same system as the metro.
Metro: It is the fastest and most economical way to reach the city from Atatürk Airport. Yenibosna, Ataköy - Şirinevler, DTM Istanbul Exhibition Center, Bahçelievler, Bakırköy - İncirli, Police - Fatih, Zeytinburnu, Davutpaşa - YTÜ, Kartaltepe - Sağmalcılar, Merter, Terazidere, Esenler Otagarı, Kocatepe, Bayrampaşa - Maltepe, Topkapı - Ulubatlı, Aksaray and Yenikapı stops at all stops. You can easily reach to many points of Istanbul metro, IETT buses within the same hours in the morning 6:00 to 24:00 and serves between 24:00. On the other hand, if you are planning to stay in Istanbul for a long time, you can make your transportation in a more economical way for a fixed monthly fee by taking a Blue Card or Istanbul Card.
HAVATAŞ Buses: HAVATAŞ buses, which are slightly more expensive than other options, serve between Yenikapı İDO and Atatürk Airport. HAVATAŞ buses which run 4 times a day; on Sundays between the hours of 10:15, 11:45, 16:45 and 19:45 while the remaining 6 days of the week are working at 9:05, 11:45, 16:45 and 19:45. HAVATAŞ buses run from Ataturk Airport to Taksim and serve from 4:00 to 1:00. On the other hand, domestic passengers need to take their place on the bus at least 5 minutes before the flight time and otherwise they cannot take the bus. The average duration of flights in which the traffic time varies is 40 minutes.

Private Transportation (Car Rental, Taxi)


Car Rental: Renting a car is one of the ideal methods for passengers who do not want to use public transport and do not like to spend money on taxis. There are many different companies that you can rent a car after you land at Atatürk Airport. Europark, Europcar, Budget, Rent Go, Avis, Dollar, Thrifty, Sixt, Hertz, Windy Car Rental and Sun are the most known car rental companies. On the other hand, there are shuttle points for hotels such as Marriott Hotel, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and Polat Hotel. If you are staying in one of these hotels, you can also use the shuttle services.
Taxi: One of the easiest ways to get to the city center is the taxi. It takes about 45 minutes to get to the city center after you get into one of the taxis outside the Ataturk Airport terminal. Before we negotiate for the price with different companies, the price tariffs offered by the taxis, which serve in the airport, for certain points are determined by a common decision and remain constant. In other words, you can reach the point where you want to go for a fixed fee.


How to get to Ataturk Airport from the city center?


There are dozens of ways to get to the city center from Ataturk Airport. You can easily travel to Atatürk Airport, which is located on the European side of the city center, by public transport such as buses, metrobus, minibus, private public bus, taxi minibus, tram, IDO and Marmaray. On the other hand, when you have limited time, you should use options such as Uber and taxi which offer comfortable and fast transportation service.


Public Transport Vehicles (IETT, Metro and HAVATAŞ Buses)


IETT Buses: If you don't have a metro stop in your area, IETT and HAVATAŞ buses are the most ideal vehicles you can use. You can easily reach Atatürk Airport by the IETT buses which continue their flights from 6 am to 6 pm. These buses, which come on an average of 5 minutes, are also known as light metro. You can use bus number TH-1 from Şirinevler, Taksim, Zeytinburnu and Bakırköy stops, and you can use YH-1 bus to travel from Yeşilyurt, Yedikule Beach and Yenikapı Coast route. On the other hand, the tickets for the IETT bus are charged on the same system as the metro.
Metro: It is the fastest and most economical way to reach Atatürk Airport from the city center. Yenibosna, Ataköy - Şirinevler, DTM Istanbul Exhibition Center, Bahçelievler, Bakırköy - İncirli, Police - Fatih, Zeytinburnu, Davutpaşa - YTÜ, Kartaltepe - Sağmalcılar, Merter, Terazidere, Esenler Otagarı, Kocatepe, Bayrampaşa - Maltepe, Topkapı - Ulubatlı, Aksaray and Yenikapı stops at all stops. The metro, which allows you to reach Atatürk Airport from many points of Istanbul, is in the same hours with IETT buses, which is between 6:00 and 24:00 in the morning. On the other hand, if you are planning to stay in Istanbul for a long time, you can make your transportation in a more economical way for a fixed monthly fee by taking a Blue Card or Istanbul Card.
HAVATAŞ Buses: HAVATAŞ buses, which are slightly more expensive than other options, serve between Yenikapı İDO and Atatürk Airport. HAVATAŞ buses which run 4 times a day; on Sundays between the hours of 10:15, 11:45, 16:45 and 19:45 while the remaining 6 days of the week are working at 9:05, 11:45, 16:45 and 19:45. HAVATAŞ buses from Taksim to Atatürk Airport run from 4:00 to 1:00 in the morning. The average duration of transportation is 40 minutes.

Private Transportation (Car Rental, Taxi)


Car Rental: Renting a car is one of the ideal methods for passengers who do not want to use public transport and do not like to spend money on taxis. Europark, Europcar, Budget, Rent Go, Avis, Dollar, Thrifty, Sixt, Hertz, Windy Car Rental and Sun are among the most known car rental companies in the city and at Ataturk Airport. On the other hand, some hotels have shuttle services to Ataturk Airport. If you ask the hotel you are staying, you can also find out if there is a shuttle service and you can easily reach Atatürk Airport if you have one.
Taxi: One of the easiest ways to get to Ataturk Airport is by taxi. If you don't come across one of the airport taxis within the city, you can easily access one of the private or shared taxis. You can reach Ataturk Airport in about 35 minutes after taking a taxi from Taksim Square which can be described as the center of Istanbul. Let's not say that the airport taxis are a bit more expensive and you can travel with other taxis relatively cheap.