There are 4 ways to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern by tram, taxi, towncar or foot
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Tram • 10 min
3 alternative options
Taxi • 6 min
14 ₺ - 17 ₺
Uber • 6 min
Walk • 57 min
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern is to tram which costs 4 ₺ and takes 10 min.
The quickest way to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern is to taxi which costs 14 ₺ - 17 ₺ and takes 6 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Findikli and arriving at Sultanahmet. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.
The distance between Taksim and Basilica Cistern is 3 km.
The best way to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern without a car is to tram which takes 10 min and costs 4 ₺.
The tram from Findikli to Sultanahmet takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.
Taksim to Basilica Cistern train services, operated by Istanbul Ulasim, depart from Findikli station.
Taksim to Basilica Cistern train services, operated by Istanbul Ulasim, arrive at Sultanahmet station.
There are 3108+ hotels available in Basilica Cistern. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.
What companies run services between Taksim, Turkey and Basilica Cistern, Turkey?
Istanbul Ulasim operates a vehicle from Findikli to Sultanahmet every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 4 ₺ and the journey takes 8 min.
Tram from Findikli to Sultanahmet
- Ave. Duration
- 8 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- 4 ₺
- Schedules at
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