There are 5 ways to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern 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  •  30 min

  1. Take the Metro from Taksim to Vezneciler M2

$1

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taksim to Basilica Cistern 3 miles

$3 - $4

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Taksim to Basilica Cistern 3 miles

$15

Walk  •  59 min

  1. Walk from Taksim to Basilica Cistern 3.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  39 min

  1. Cycle from Milli Saray Otopark to Karaköy Merkez 1.8 miles

What companies run services between Taksim, Turkey and Basilica Cistern, Turkey?

Istanbul Ulasim operates a train from Taksim to Basilica Cistern every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber Istanbul
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Taksim to Basilica Cistern
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15
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uber.com
uberXL
$15
uberFAMILY
$25
Isbike
Website
isbike.com.tr
Bike from Milli Saray Otopark to Karaköy Merkez
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Taksim to Basilica Cistern
Ave. Duration
6 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 Taksim and Basilica Cistern is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern is to Metro which costs 4 ₺ and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs 14 ₺ - 17 ₺.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taksim and arriving at Vezneciler. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

The Metro from Taksim to Vezneciler takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.