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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Yenikapi to Tersane Marmaray Banliyö Treni
  2. Take the bus from Pendik Tersane Köprüsü-1 to Sabiha Gokcen Airport E-9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Kadıköy Ayrılık Çeşmesi to Sabiha Gokcen Airport E-10 / ...

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

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

Drive  •  31 min

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

Shuttle  •  32 min

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

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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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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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 Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is 184.

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

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: 15 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is to bus which costs 5 ₺ - 9 ₺ and takes 1h 49m.

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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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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 train and bus which takes 1h 46m and costs 8 ₺ - 15 ₺.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m 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 43 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW).

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There are 207+ hotels available in Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW). Prices start at 1.500 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW).
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  • Distance: 32.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 46m

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

İETT operates a bus from Istanbul Kadıköy Ayrılık Çeşmesi to Sabiha Gokcen Airport every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 4 ₺ - 6 ₺ and the journey takes 1h 29m.

Train operators
Bus operators
İETT
Phone
+90 212 372 22 22
Email
iett@iett.gov.tr
Website
iett.gov.tr
Bus from Pendik Tersane Köprüsü-1 to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2 ₺ - 3 ₺
Schedules at
iett.istanbul
Bus from Istanbul Kadıköy Ayrılık Çeşmesi to Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4 ₺ - 6 ₺
Schedules at
iett.istanbul
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
210 ₺ - 440 ₺
Towncar from Istanbul to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

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