Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport, which started construction in 1995, completed in 1999. There was a delay of 11 years due to the Gölcük earthquake on 17 August. Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport was the stopping point of nearly 50 thousand passengers in the last year. Inside the terminal building of 2500 square meters, there is a passenger lounge, a cafe and a health unit. There is also a car park with a capacity of 150 vehicles. Many in Turkey's Pegasus, Anadolu Jet, Turkish Airlines direct flights organized by the airline companies such as. Also in 2016, Turkish Airlines started to organize direct flights to the city of Medina for pilgrimage candidates who would go to Saudi Arabia due to pilgrimage.
With the opening of the tram line in Kocaeli, which has entered into a rapid development process in recent years, a great convenience has been provided in urban transportation. Public transport in the city is provided by public buses, minibuses, taxis and trams. The City Card is used in public transportation vehicles connected to the municipality and you can purchase these cards from the dealers in the city and easily load the card with the card filling machines. If you want to get detailed information about the schedules of the city buses, you should visit the website of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality. With the Akçay tram line, which started service in 2017, transportation in the city became more comfortable. In addition to the tram, the city has been using a bicycle system since 2014, thus increasing the use of bicycles to prevent traffic. You can rent bicycles with password from Kiosk machines at the moment of your city tour; You can also make payments by Kobis Card, Kent Card or credit card.
Maşukiye: There are no public transportation vehicles you can use to go to Maşukiye, which is the heart of nature, and you can go to Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport by bus 250 which departs from the airport and you can take bus 261 and 262. If you don't want to deal with the transfer, you can choose which one of the taxi or transfer alternatives. The distance between Maşukiye and Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport is 19 kilometers with an average of 25 - 30 minutes. If you take a bus transfer this time can be approximately 1 hour.
Kartepe: Just like Maşukiye, Kartepe does not have a public transportation vehicle going directly to Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport, but you can also get on the bus number 250 and go down to the city center by bus 210 and 299. You can also benefit from taxi or transfer services. The distance between Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport and Kartepe can be reached within 10 - 12 minutes by private means of transport.
Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport is 21 kilometers from the city center. The only public transportation service on this route is the number 250 public bus which takes 30 to 35 minutes to travel. You can also use a taxi from the airport. Other transportation means to get to the city center from Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport is the transfer option.
Municipality Bus: Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport is the only public transportation vehicle on the route between the city center and the city buses. Bus number 250 from Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality can be reached from the airport to the city center, bus station and even to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Kent Kart's valid bus, you can give your driver to the driver in cash. It takes 30 to 35 minutes to get from Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport to the city center by bus.
Taxi: Taxis are a big part of the transportation vehicles that are frequently used to go to the city center from Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport. The fact that the airport is 21 km from the city center makes this option a good alternative. You can reach Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport Taxi Stop by calling 0533 695 52 00. Taxis are located just outside the airport terminal building and take 20-20 minutes to get to the city center from Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport.
Transfer: Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport is the most convenient way to go to the city center. You can find out whether your hotel has an airport transfer over the internet or call the hotel to get information. If you have a transfer service, you must provide the hotel authorities with flight information at least one day prior to your flight. Then a hotel with a driver is sent to the airport by the hotel, ready when you get off at the airport. You are enjoying your journey.
Maşukiye: Maşukiye, which has a unique beauty especially in spring, is located 19 km away from Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport. There are no public transportation vehicles from Maşukiye to the airport, but you can go to Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport by bus no. If you are at risk of getting off the plane or you are a comfortable person, you can choose any of the taxi or transfer options.
Kartepe ski and winter tourism in Turkey comes to mind first as Kartepe. from the hotel and Turkey's few places with the Kartepe ski slopes with a 6-kilometer distance between one Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Naval Air Station. Although public transport does not work on this route, you can take bus number 210 and 299 to the city center and bus 250 to the airport. Also, keep in mind that there are alternatives like taxi and transfer.
From the city center to Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport, public buses are the only means of public transport. It is very convenient and easy to travel by bus on the route, which does not serve minibuses and airport services. You can use the Kent Card on the route where bus 250 runs and you can pay the transportation fee to the driver in cash. Apart from these, it is up to you whether you prefer to go to the airport from the city center or prefer alternatives such as taxi or transfer.
Municipality Bus: You can use bus number 250 to go to Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport from the city center. This bus runs not only in the city center and airport route, but also in the surrounding districts of Kocaeli, Gebze and even the Sabiha Gökçen Airport. You cannot go to the airport from the city center by public transportation such as minibus, airport shuttle. Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport can be reached in 30 - 35 minutes by bus.
Taxi: from the particular to the remaining small aircraft used by taxis or wholly foreign tourists to Turkey, also a good alternative to go to the airport from the city center as well as local transportation. Taxi stops in the city center; You can call Taxi (0262 311 15 75), Üçyol Taxi (0262 321 29 96), Bozkurt Taxi (0262 321 88 40), Terminal Taxi (0262 311 62 55) by calling any one of them. If you wish, you can also travel to the airport by passing an empty taxi. The distance between the city center and Kocaeli Cengiz Topel Airport is 21 kilometers.
Transfer: If you want to get an airport transfer service, you can go to the reception of the hotel you are staying at and find out if the establishment provides such a service. If you have an airport transfer, you must inform the hotel authorities at least one day before your trip and make a reservation. The hotel also arranges a chauffeured vehicle and sends it to the airport at least 1.5 hours before. But remember that most hotels charge extra for airport transfers to their customers.