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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe by taxi, bus, train, car or towncar

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Taxi, bus via Ümraniye  •  3h 17m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Ataturk Airport Havalimani
  2. Take the bus from Umraniye to İzmit

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Taxi, train #2  •  4h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Ataturk Airport Havalimani
  2. Take the train from Istanbul Bostancı to Izmit Yht / ...

5 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  3h 27m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Ataturk Airport Havalimani
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Alibeyköy to Izmit

Taxi, train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Ataturk Airport Havalimani
  2. Take the train from Istanbul Söğütlüçeşme to Izmit Yht / ...

Taxi  •  1h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe 151.5 km

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe 151.5 km

Towncar  •  1h 31m

  1. Take a town car from Istanbul Airport to Kartepe 151.5 km
Istanbul Airport (IST) → Kartepe
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Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 184

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There are currently travel restrictions within Turkey.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kartepe is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kartepe is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kartepe is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe is to taxi and train which costs 200 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe is to taxi which costs 550 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 1h 31m.

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The distance between Istanbul Airport (IST) and Kartepe is 122 km. The road distance is 151.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe without a car is to taxi and bus via Ümraniye which takes 3h 17m and costs 260 ₺ - 340 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe is 151 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Kartepe. Prices start at 1.750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe.
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  • Distance: 121.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

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

There is no direct connection from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kartepe. However, you can take the taxi to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the Metro to Otogar, take the walk to Istanbul, take the bus to Umraniye, take the bus to İzmit, then take the taxi to Kartepe. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the Metro to Otogar, take the walk to Istanbul Otogari, take the bus to Istanbul Alibeyköy, take the bus to Izmit, then take the taxi to Kartepe.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Umraniye to İzmit
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Alibeyköy to İzmit
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 70 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Alibeyköy to Izmit
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 ₺ - 110 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Other operators
Taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Ataturk Airport Havalimani
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 170 ₺
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
1h 31m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Istanbul Airport to Kartepe
Estimated price
5.352 ₺

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