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Sabiha Gökçen Airport is accessible by car using the TEM highway. Take the Sabiha Gökçen Airport exit off the TEM highway and follow the signs to the airport. The airport is also accessible by city buses and Havataş shuttles. There is an outdoor parking lot and a multi-story parking lot at the airport. There are some private parking facilities located around the airport that travelers can also use.
The fastest and most convenient way to get to Sabiha Gökçen Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic, especially during rush hour. If you plan to take a taxi to the airport we recommend checking the traffic before you leave and planning accordingly.
Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Sabiha Gökçen Airport and central locations in the city like Taksim on the European side and Kadıköy and Yenisahra on the Anatolian side. The shuttle buses provide quick and comfortable transportation to and from the airport every 30 minutes.
The Marmaray is a particularly convenient means of transportation for those coming from the European side of the city. Those on the European side can get on at Yenikapı, take the Marmaray to the Ayrılık Çeşmesi stop, from there get on the Kadıköy-Kartal metro to Kartal and then either take a taxi or public bus to Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
The Sabiha Gökçen Airport is also accessible by public bus.
Lines that operate between central locations in the city and the airport are as follows: E3 - 4.Levent - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E9 - Bostancı - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E10 - Kadıköy - Kurtköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E11 - Kadıköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E18 - Altunizade - Ümraniye - Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 16S - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport - Metrobus Uzuncayır, KM20 - Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, KM22 - Cevizli - Kartal Metro - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 132H Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, and 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.
Starting in Kadikoy on the Anatolian side of the city, the metro passes through many stations like Kozyatağı, Bostancı, Küçükyalı, and Maltepe. Get off at the Kartal stop. From here you can take a bus or taxi to the airport.
The airport is accessible by car, so another option is to rent a vehicle for transportation. There are many car rental agencies located in the city from which you can rent a car and drive to the airport. You can return your rental car at the airport by notifying them in advance.
Simit Sarayı, Center Point, Mc Donald’s, Mc D Cafe, İstanbul Cafe, Drive Inn Cafe, Burger King, Popeyes, Sbarro, Usta Dönerci, Kahve Dünyası and Starbucks are located in the departures hall. Kahve Dünyası, Secco Kafe, Usta Dönerci, Burger King, Sbarro, Mc Donald’s, Trattoria Milano, Heroes Sports Bar, Grab&Fly and Gate Café are located after passport control for international departures. Kahve Dünyası, Burger King, Mc Donald’s, Center Point, Turkish Kitchen, Kıvanç Gökçe Büfe, Grab&Fly, Simit&Çay and Coca Cola Gate Café are located after the security checkpoint in the domestic terminal. Kahve Dünyası, Karafırın, Simit Sarayı and Burger King are located in the arrivals hall. Fly Café is located in the outdoor parking lot. The following passenger lounges offer comfortable and convenient services at Sabiha Gökçen Airport: LGM CIP Lounge, Wings Lounge, Lounge İstanbul International Flights and Turkish Airlines Lounge. The Setur duty free retail stores offer a rich selection of products.
Istanbul Atatürk Airport is accessible by taxi, airport shuttles, metro, and buses. You can also choose to drive your personal car and park in the parking lot for a certain fee. The airport is equipped with an outdoor lot and an indoor multi-story lot.
The fastest and most convenient way to get to Atatürk Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic. Hitting the road during rush hour runs the risk of missing your flight. If you plan to take a taxi to the airport we recommend checking the traffic before you leave and planning accordingly.
The Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Atatürk Airport and central locations in the city. The Havataş shuttles provide service to and from Taksim and the Yenikapi IDO Pier every 30 minutes.
Atatürk Airport is also accessible from the city center by bus. You can get to Atatürk Airport using the TH-1 bus from Taksim and YH-1 bus from Yenikapi.
One of the fastest ways to get to the airport is by metro. The metro passes through many locations, such as Yenikapı, Aksaray, Fatih, Topkapı, and Esenler Otogar and goes directly into the airport.
You can rent a car from rental agencies such as AVIS, Budget, or Europcar both at the airport and at various locations in the city. You can also return your rental vehicle to the airport branch of the aforementioned companies. If you are traveling between multiple places make sure to specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location.
Caffe Nero, Starbucks Coffee and Simit Sarayı are located in the international arrivals hall. Popeyes, Sbarro, Caffe Nero, Simit Sarayı, Cakes & Bakes, Turcuisine, Sweet Deligts, Quick Asia, Efes Beerport, The Greenport, Starbucks Coffee, Cafe-Inn, Eat & Go, Coca-Cola Cafe, Kitchenette, Flight Point and Zero Café are located in the international departures hall. Simit Sarayi is located in the domestic arrivals hall. Kantin, The Greenport, Kokpit, Tadında Anadolu, Cakes & Bakes, Starbucks Coffee, Cafe-Inn, Burger King and Sbarro are located in the domestic departures hall.
The Primeclass Lounge, Akbank Wings Lounge, Comfort Lounge, Emirates Lounge, Sky Team Lounge and TTNET Platin Lounge are located in the international terminal. The THY CIP Lounge, Akbank Wings Lounge and Primeclass Lounge are located in the domestic terminal. The ATÜ retail stores provide duty free shopping services.
Ataturk Airport, which is located in Istanbul, is being used for air transportation to Bandırma, one of the most beautiful holiday resorts in Marmara Region. It takes about 3 hours to get to the center of Bandırma from İstanbul Atatürk Airport.
You can get to Yenikapı by metro which you can take from the airport and you can easily reach to the center by transferring to Bandırma ferries here. You can reach to Bandırma from the airport by rental cars, private vehicles and passenger services besides the metro and ferry. Taxis can be an alternative for this trip, but taking a taxi would be costly because of the distance between.
The most practical and time-saving method is to transfer to the ferry after metro. If you prefer a more comfortable journey, you have a chance to use the private passenger services.
In order to continue your journey towards Bandırma after you arrive at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, you must first transfer to the metro, which has a direct connection with the airport terminal. You can reach Yenikapı by the M1 metro passing through the airport. You can get to the Bandırma Ferry Pier by taking the fast ferries from here. You can continue to your destination in Bandırma by a taxi from the pier. It takes 35 minutes to reach Yenikapı with the metro. Metro is also one of the fastest means of transportation for this route.
YH-1 buses, which you can take from the exit of the incoming passenger terminal, take the passengers to the ferry port in Yenikapı. Especially when the traffic is heavy, buses can take longer than the metro. However, if you are not in a ruch, you can go to the pier with busses, which is an economical and easy option, and you can continue on your way with the ferry. You can find the buses at Atatürk Airport at the exit of the international terminal.
Getting to Bandırma from Ataturk Airport by taxi is a much more costly method; taxis are usually used for transportation to the ferry pier in Yenikapı. The average amount you need to pay for taxis on this route varies according the condition of the traffic, but usually it is around 40-50 TL.
You can also get detailed information about the average fare by talking to the taxis waiting for you at terminal exit. There are also taxis at the airport for which you can pay by credit card. If you want to make a payment by card, you can specify this preference before boarding the taxi. Once you arrive at the Yenikapı port by taxi, you can take to the ferries here.
Once you reach the Yenikapı from the airport with the metro, you can transfer to Bandırma ferries here. Bandırma ferryboats, carrying their passengers to Bandırma, depart from Yenikapı every day at 07:00 and 18:30. You can get on the ferry at 7 am with your car.
Ferry times can change at certain times of the year. For that reason, before you make your travel plans, it is useful to review the current travel schedule on the internet and plan accordingly. The journey to Bandırma takes about 130 minutes.
If you are traveling with your own vehicle, you can reach Bandirma by following different routes from Istanbul Atatürk Airport. The distance from Istanbul to Bandirma is approximately 120 kilometers and you will have to travel for about 3 hours. If you get on the ferry with your car, the journey duration would be reduced to 2 hours and 10 minutes. Considering the intense traffic of Istanbul, getting on the ferry from Yenikapı will be a much faster and more comfortable choice.
Before you start your journey, you can book online and arrange a special transfer vehicle for your journey. With these transfer vehicles that can respond to your different needs whether you are travelling with your family or a group of friends, you can either go to the Yenikapi port or continue to Bandırma.
The fare you pay for these vehicles depends on the type of vehicle selected, the number of passengers and the distance traveled. Another advantage of the transfer vehicles is that they offer direct transfer service, which is especially convenient for those traveling with heavy luggages.
Havataş services that you can take from Atatürk Airport terminal is one of the fastest alternatives to get to Yenikapı port. The fare of Havataş services is not as low as the metro and bus but it is much more convenient than taxi and special transfer services.Last Updated: January 18, 2018