There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Galata Tower by train, taxi, 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

Metro  •  8 min

  1. Take the Metro from Vezneciler to Sishane M2

$1

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to Galata Tower 2.8 miles

$3 - $4

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Istanbul to Galata Tower 2.8 miles

$16

Walk  •  37 min

  1. Walk from Istanbul to Galata Tower 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from Yenikapı İdo to Karaköy Merkez 3 miles

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Galata Tower, Turkey?

Istanbul Ulasim operates a train from Istanbul to Galata Tower every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 4 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber Istanbul
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Istanbul to Galata Tower
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16
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uber.com
uberXL
$16
uberFAMILY
$26
Isbike
Website
isbike.com.tr
Bike from Yenikapı İdo to Karaköy Merkez
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Istanbul to Galata Tower
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Galata Tower is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Galata Tower is to Metro which costs 4 ₺ and takes 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Galata Tower is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs 13 ₺ - 16 ₺.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vezneciler and arriving at Sishane. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

The Metro from Vezneciler to Sishane takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.