Alias: Atatürk International Airport
- No Free Wi-Fi
- Internet Airport lounges
- Baggage lockers / storage
- No Train Station
The largest airport in Turkey (until they moved to Istanbul Airport located in the Arnavutköy district in 2019) is on the European side of Istanbul, west of the city center. Istanbul Ataturk Airport is close to the highway E80 / O 3 (Trans-European Motorway), this ensures that the airport is easily accessible. Istanbul Ataturk Airport consists of two terminals. In terms of passenger numbers, the airport takes fourth place in Europe (2018). Now this airport is only in use for vip and cargo flights with the national airline Turkish Airlines.
Distance from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to the center of Istanbul?
Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the closest to the center. The distance between the airport and the old city (Sultanahmet) is 19 kilometers, the journey takes about 30 minutes.
How to get from Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Istanbul?
You can reach the old part of Istanbul with tram T1 and metro M1. You can also travel by bus. There is a Havatas shuttle service that will take you to Taksim. The end station is about 500 meters from Taksim square.
How much does a taxi to and from Istanbul?
The price of a taxi to Sultanahmet is 55 TL for a taxi to Taksim you pay 65 TL. A cheap taxi adjusts advance through Tender Taxi.