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There are 4 ways to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern by tram, taxi, towncar or foot

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Tram  •  10 min

  1. Take the tram from Findikli to Sultanahmet T1

4 ₺

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taksim to Basilica Cistern 4.8 km

14 ₺ - 17 ₺

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Taksim to Basilica Cistern 4.8 km

114 ₺

Walk  •  57 min

  1. Walk from Taksim to Basilica Cistern 4.8 km

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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.

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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 Findikli and arriving at Sultanahmet. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 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 tram which takes 10 min and costs 4 ₺.

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The tram from Findikli to Sultanahmet takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

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

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There are 3108+ hotels available in Basilica Cistern. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Taksim to Basilica Cistern.
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  • Distance: 3.3 km
  • Duration: 10 min

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.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber Istanbul
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Taksim to Basilica Cistern
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
114 ₺
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UberXL
114 ₺
Taxi from Taksim to Basilica Cistern
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
14 ₺ - 17 ₺
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

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