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Where is Istanbul Airport (IST)

Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the coast of the Black Sea in the north of Istanbul.  The Airport is approximately 40-50 km away from the City centre (Taksim Square).

You can see the location of the Istanbul Airport (ISL) and city centre (Taksim Square and Sultanahmet District) on the map below.

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New Istanbul Airport

The new Istanbul Airport (IST) opened on October 29, 2018. Istanbul Airport (IST) is one of the largest airports in the world. Since its opening, it has been used by close to 100 million passengers on domestic and international routes. Istanbul Airport (IST) is used by close to 200,000 passengers per day. More than 1000 flights a day are available at Istanbul Airport (IST).

IST Airport ↔ City Center
Transportation Options

Here are the options you can use to get from Istanbul airport to the city centre:

  • HAVAİST Shuttle Busses
  • Istanbul Airport Metro Line
  • Istanbul Airport Taxi Services
  • Transfer Options

Click here to see between Istanbul Airport and City Center Transportation informations.

Istanbul Metro & Tram Lines Map

Istanbul Airport metro is unfortunately not currently in use. Construction is underway. Istanbul Airport metro will be in service towards the end of 2020. It's very easy to reach the city center (Taksim Square) from the Istanbul Airport by metro.

Click here to see Istanbul Metro Map and Istanbul Airport Metro Line informations.

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Touristic Places in Istanbul

You should definitely see these touristic places in Istanbul.

  • Bosphorus
  • Sultanahmet District
  • Hagia Sophia Mosque
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Topkapı Palace
  • Taksim Square
  • Istiklal Street
  • Galata Tower
  • Ortakoy Mosque

These are only a few. There are hundreds of “must see” places in Istanbul with its thousands of years of history.

Click here to see Istanbul Touristic Places Map on Google Maps.

How To Go To Taksim from IST Airport?

Click here to find out how to get to Taksim from Istanbul Airport (IST).

How To Go To Sultanahmet from IST Airport?

Click here to find out how to get to Sultanahmet from Istanbul Airport (IST).

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