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Istanbul: City Transport Card for Bus, Metro, Tram & Ferries

Product ID: 323073
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Enjoy travel for 5 or 10 rides on trams, buses, ferries, and the metro. Skip the hassle of buying transit tickets at metro stations. Discover Istanbul at your own pace.
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  • Move hassle-free around the city, both on the European and the Asian side, by metro, tram, bus, and ferry
  • Avoid the city traffic inside taxis and connect easily across the entirety of Istanbul
  • Receive an e-booklet with a city map, audio guides, and discount codes for attractions and activities across the city
  • Benefit from free hotel delivery of your card
Full description
Experience Istanbul stress-free with a pre-charged travel card for public transport networks throughout the city. Travel on the metro, trams, buses, and ferries to experience the city like a local. Using your ticket is easy: simply swipe it at the entrance machines at each station of tram, metro, or public ferry boat. Your ticket will be validated upon each use and can be used for 5 or 10 rides depending on the option you book.

Your card will be delivered before your arrival at your hotel located in the Sultanahmet or Taksim areas. After booking, the local partner will send you a separate email with a city map and an e-booklet with discounts for attractions and activities in Istanbul.
  • 5 or 10 rides on public transport (depending on option chosen)
  • Free hotel delivery in Sultanahmet and Taksim areas
  • Administration and delivery fees
What’s Not Included
  • Extra rides (you may charge the card with more money as you go)
  • Delivery to airports, Airbnbs or private apartment
  • Delivery outside Sultanahmet or Taksim areas
  • Delivery on the Asian side (Uskudar, Kadikoy, etc.)
  • Refund of value for unused rides (card can be used by anyone within 6 months)

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Meeting point

Card will be delivered before your arrival to your hotel in Sultanahmet or Taksim area. No delivery outside these areas, to AirBnbs, or to private apartments.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The card can be used only for the metro, funicular, tram, bus, and ferry; swipe it once you enter each station or stop. It is not valid for airport transfer to the city.
• The remaining unused value can be used within 6 months by you or anyone else you give the card to. The value cannot be refunded.

From £9.10 per person

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Product ID: 323073