Your guide to travelling between Ataturk Airport and Central Istanbul by train, tube, coach, bus, taxi or airport hotel transfer.
Located 18km to the west of Central Istanbul, London Istanbul Airport (IST) is one of the busiest and most advanced airports in the Turkey.
Find your way around Ataturk with the traveller information below.
Ataturk Airport Terminals
The airport is spread across two terminals, each with shops, restaurants, currency exchange facilities, information counters, accommodation desks and left luggage facilities.
Ataturk Airport Arrivals and Departures
Ataturk Airport Arrivals can be found on the ground floor of Terminals 1 and 2, and on the first floor of Terminal 2. After you leave the aircraft, you’ll pass through passport control, baggage reclaim and Customs. In the arrivals hall, you’ll find shops, restaurants, currency exchange, banks, gsm shops, market (ground floor) car rental and hotel reservation desks.
Ataturk Airport Departures – All passengers must clear security control before entering the departure lounge, where you’ll find shops, bars and cafes.
Ataturk Airport Hotels
You will find a lot of hotels near Ataturk Airport. Or you want to stay in Ataturk Airport TAV Hotel. It is the nearest hotel from Ataturk Airport.
Ataturk Airport Transfer Services
Gate Transfer is the best option from / to Ataturk Airport transfers. One of our driver will meet you in terminal building with a board to sign your name. And after directly transfer to your address or hotel. We use Mercedes Vito vans for your safety and comfort. Our price is the best price from Ataturk Airport transfers.
Travelling by Train To And From Ataturk Airport
There is no trains to Istanbul from Ataturk Airport.
Travelling By Tube To And From Ataturk Airport
Istanbul Ataturk Airport has got a tube. This tube dont work all of the city. If you want to travel with tube you need to change some stations in this travel.
Buying Istanbul Cards at Ataturk Airport
If you are going to be in Istanbul for more than a day, it’s worth booking a Istanbul Card in advance. You use metro, bus with Istanbul card.
Travelling By Coach To And From Ataturk Airport
Havatas runs frequent coach services between Ataturk’s central bus station and Taksim Coach Station. The journey takes between 40 and 80 minutes, depending on the route.
Travelling By Bus To And From Ataturk Airport
There is no bus line in Ataturk Airport
Taking a Taxi To And From Ataturk Airport
There are usually taxis queuing for customers at Istanbul’s airports. Only use a transfer service, yellow cab or reputable minicab and never use unauthorised drivers. Ask the driver or minicab company how much your journey will cost beforehand. A metered trip in a black cab to/from Central Istanbul generally costs from 40 Euro to 60 Euro and takes approximately one hour. .
Ataturk Airport Parking
If you want to park at IST, there are a number of long-stay and short-stay car parks available.
Ataturk Airport Concierge Services (Airport Assistance)
Gate Transfer offers a bespoke “Meet and Assist” service straight from the airport on the day of your arrival to your home, hotel or office.
Ataturk Airport Transportation to Sultanahmet: It is the best way from the Ataturk Airport with Gate Transfer. Our driver will meet you in Ataturk Airport and directly transfer to your address in Sultanahmet.
Ataturk Airport transport to city center: If you want to best transportation option from Ataturk Airport to Istanbul city center Gate Transfer ready for you.
Ataturk Airport to Taksim: If you want to go Taksim or beyoglu district from Ataturk Airport one of our driver will meet you in Ataturk Airport.