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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) by ferry, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Ferry, Metro, bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the ferry from Eminönü Ferry Terminal to Kadıköy
  2. Take the Metro from Kadikoy to Kartal M4
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Kartal Köprüsü to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

8 ₺ - 13 ₺

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Beyoğlu Abdülhak Hamit Caddesi to Sabiha Gokcen Airport Sg-2

5 ₺ - 7 ₺

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Halkali to ISTANBUL(Pendik) Hst
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Pendik Köprüsü to Sabiha Gokcen Airport E-10 / ...

11 ₺ - 14 ₺

Bus via Istanbul 4. Levent  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul 4. Levent to Sabiha Gokcen Airport E-3 / ...

8 ₺ - 10 ₺

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) 43 km

170 ₺ - 210 ₺

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) 43 km

35 ₺ - 60 ₺

Shuttle  •  32 min

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

110 ₺ - 230 ₺

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport 43 km

Istanbul → Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is 2 metres.

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

Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is to bus which costs 5 ₺ - 7 ₺ and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is to taxi which costs 170 ₺ - 210 ₺ and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Istanbul Beyoğlu Abdülhak Hamit Caddesi and arriving at Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is 33 km. The road distance is 43 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 bus which takes 1h 42m and costs 7 ₺ - 13 ₺.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), including transfers.

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Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) bus services, operated by İETT, depart from Istanbul Beyoğlu Abdülhak Hamit Caddesi station.

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Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) bus services, operated by İETT, arrive at Sabiha Gokcen Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is 43 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW).

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There are 323+ hotels available in Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW). Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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  • Distance: 32.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

İETT operates a bus from Istanbul Beyoğlu Abdülhak Hamit Caddesi to Sabiha Gokcen Airport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 5 ₺ - 7 ₺ and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
Bus operators
İETT
Phone
+90 212 372 22 22
Email
iett@iett.gov.tr
Website
iett.gov.tr
Bus from Istanbul Kartal Köprüsü to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
2 ₺ - 4 ₺
Schedules at
iett.istanbul
Bus from Istanbul Pendik Köprüsü to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
2 ₺ - 3 ₺
Schedules at
iett.istanbul
Bus from Istanbul Beyoğlu Abdülhak Hamit Caddesi to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5 ₺ - 7 ₺
Schedules at
iett.istanbul
Bus from Istanbul 4. Levent to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4 ₺ - 6 ₺
Schedules at
iett.istanbul
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 210 ₺
Yesilpinar Taxi
Phone
+90 212 427 34 34
Website
onlinetaksi.com
Pera Taksi
Phone
+90 212 245 5498
Website
perataksi.com
Istanbul Taxi
Phone
+902163611807
Website
onlinetaksi.com
Al's Taxi Istanbul
Phone
+90 553 671 60 50
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 230 ₺
Towncar from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

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