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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Üsküdar by car ferry, ferry, taxi, rideshare, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry  •  10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sirkeci to Harem

$1 - $4

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Eminönü Ferry Terminal to Üsküdar

$1

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to Üsküdar 8 miles

$5 - $7

Rideshare  •  28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from İstanbul to Beylerbeyi, Boğaziçi Köprüsü Gişeleri, 34676 Üsküdar/İstanbul, T 8.8 miles

$3

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Istanbul to Üsküdar 8 miles

$13

Walk  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Walk from Istanbul to Üsküdar 5.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  39 min

  1. Cycle from Yenikapı İdo to Beşiktaş Merkez 5.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Üsküdar is to ferry which costs 1 ₺ - 5 ₺ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Üsküdar is to car ferry which costs 5 ₺ - 20 ₺ and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Sirkeci and arriving at Harem. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Üsküdar is 6 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Üsküdar without a car is to car ferry which takes 10 min and costs 5 ₺ - 20 ₺.

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The car ferry from Sirkeci to Harem takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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There are 2304+ hotels available in Üsküdar. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Istanbul and Üsküdar. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Üsküdar.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Üsküdar, Turkey?

Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri operates a car ferry from Istanbul to Üsküdar every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 10 min.

Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Şehir Hatları
Phone
0212313800010
Email
info@sehirhatlari.istanbul
Website
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Eminönü Ferry Terminal to Üsküdar
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.com.tr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from İstanbul to Beylerbeyi, Boğaziçi Köprüsü Gişeleri, 34676 Üsküdar/İstanbul, T
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Istanbul
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Istanbul to Üsküdar
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13
Signup at
uber.com
UberXL
$13
Family
$21
Isbike
Website
isbike.com.tr
Bike from Yenikapı İdo to Beşiktaş Merkez
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Istanbul to Üsküdar
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Pera Taksi
Phone
+90 212 245 5498
Website
perataksi.com
Airport Taxi - Sawkoop
Phone
+90 216 304 4127
Website
sawkoop.com

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