There are 5 ways to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern by train, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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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

$2 - $3

Uber  •  6 min

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

$11

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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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.

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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 Metro which takes 30 min and costs 4 ₺.

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

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Taksim to Basilica Cistern train services, operated by Istanbul Ulasim, depart from Taksim station.

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Taksim to Basilica Cistern train services, operated by Istanbul Ulasim, arrive at Vezneciler station.

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Map of how to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern.
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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
$11
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uber.com
UberXL
$11
Family
$17
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
$2 - $3
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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