There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) by ferry, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Ferry, Metro, line 251 bus, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the Metro from Kadikoy to Kartal M4
  3. Take the line 251 bus from Kartal to Pendik 251
  4. Take the bus from Pendik to Sabiha Gokcen E-9

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Shuttle Havatas  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Istanbul Taksim Square to Sabiha Gokcen Airport Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) 26.3 miles

$16 - $20

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) 26.3 miles

$5 - $8

Shuttle Holiday Taxis  •  32 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

$24 - $150

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) 26.3 miles

$17 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is to ferry and Metro and line 251 bus and bus which costs 20 ₺ - 24 ₺ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is to taxi which costs 100 ₺ - 120 ₺ and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is 33 km. The road distance is 42.1 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) without a car is to ferry and Metro and line 251 bus and bus which takes 2 h 24 min and costs 20 ₺ - 24 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is 42 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW).

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There are 89+ hotels available in Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW). Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW). However, you can take the ferry to Kadıköy, take the walk to Kadikoy, take the Metro to Kartal, take the line 251 bus to Pendik, then take the bus to Sabiha Gokcen. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW).

Train operators
Bus operators
IETT
Website
iett.gov.tr
Bus from Kartal to Pendik
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
iett.gov.tr
Bus from Pendik to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
iett.gov.tr
Holiday Taxis
Phone
+44 1273 828200
Website
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Schedules at
holidaytaxis.com
Shuttle
$25
Private transfer
$105
Private minibus
$146
Havatas
Website
havatas.com
Shuttle from Istanbul Taksim Square to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
havatas.com
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
Uber Istanbul
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
UberXL
$17 - $22
Family
$18 - $23
Taxi from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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