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  1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Sultanahmet District

Istanbul: IST Airport Shuttle Bus Transfer

Product ID: 333961
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Take a modern and safe shuttle bus on a one-way transfer from the new airport of Istanbul to the main areas of the city. Save yourself time, money, and hassle. Enjoy the same service when leaving the city with departure transfers to the airport.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Turkish, English

Pickup optional

You can board the shuttle bus either in front of the Hagia Sophia on Sultanahmet Square or on the Yedi Kuyular street, north of the Taksim Park.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Save time and cost by pre-booking your transfer between the city and the new airport on the European side
  • Relax on a safe ride to the districts of Taksim, Sultanahmet, Eminonu, Besiktas, Aksaray, Yenikapi, and Kadiköy
  • Enjoy the views of the massive city from your seat, which also has a personal TV monitor and WiFi
  • Travel in an air-conditioned bus with plenty of luggage storage space
  • Choose between arrival or departure transfers
Full description
Avoid the high costs of a private transfer and take a modern and safe shuttle bus on a one-way transfer from the new airport of Istanbul to the main areas of the city, or vice versa. Enjoy a comfortable ride in one of the 105 latest model buses with new seats, WiFi, USB chargers, and TV-movie-series services on board.

From Istanbul Aiport, exit the arrival gate, go down to level 2, and show your QR code to board the bus on the platform that states your destination. Choose between 5 express lines heading to different areas in the center, all of which depart around the clock every 30 minutes. Just choose the express line closest to your hotel. The QR you will receive is valid on all lines for 1 ride only.

Bus Lines:

• IST-20 to Sultanahmet and Eminönü (transfer time: 100 minutes)
• IST-10 to Taksim (transfer time: 80 minutes)
• IST-5 to Besiktas (transfer time: 90 minutes)
• IST-1Y to Aksaray and Yenikapi (transfer time: 110 minutes)
• IST-7 to Kadiköy (transfer time: 110 minutes)

You can also book this for your return transfer to the airport when you leave Istanbul. Board the bus either at Sultanahmet Square (in front of the Hagia Sophia) or at Taksim Square.
  • One-way transfer to one of the available destinations
  • WiFi and TV monitor on the bus
  • Luggage space
  • Airconditioning on the bus
  • Administration and booking fees
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

After exiting the Arrivals Gate, go down to Level 2 and find the line platform of your destination: • IST-20 to Sultanahmet and Eminönü • IST-10 to Taksim • IST-5 to Besiktas • IST-1Y to Aksaray and Yenikapi • IST-7 to Kadiköy

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• The price you pay includes fees for administration service and for the pre-booking of your ticket
• This transfer service is only available from and to the new Istanbul airport located on the European side of Istanbul
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Product ID: 333961