There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul by taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul 45.7 km

150 ₺ - 190 ₺

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Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul 45.7 km

40 ₺ - 60 ₺

Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Istanbul

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Istanbul 45.7 km

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul 45.7 km

170 ₺ - 190 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul is to drive which costs 40 ₺ - 60 ₺ and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul is to taxi which costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺ and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Istanbul Airport (IST) and Istanbul is 32 km. The road distance is 45.7 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul without a car is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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It takes approximately 30 min to drive 45.7 km from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul is 46 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul.

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There are 3252+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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  • Distance: 32.2 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Istanbul Airport (IST), Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can catch a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul with Sahil Taxi, Princess Marin Taksi or Albatros Taksi.

Operators
Uber Istanbul
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 190 ₺
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UberXL
170 ₺ - 190 ₺
Taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 190 ₺
Sahil Taxi
Phone
+90 212 881 42 40
Princess Marin Taksi
Phone
+90 212 884 05 57
Albatros Taksi
Phone
+90 212 881 66 66
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Istanbul
Towncar from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Istanbul

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