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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.
Detroit Metropolitan Airport, also referred to as Detroit Metro Airport, connects the city of Detroit with the rest of the country and the world. One of the most preferred transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Detroit Metro Airport, which is located 32 km away, is by taxi.
Getting to the city center from the airport usually takes about 40 to 50 minutes; the total travel time will vary depending on which method of transportation you use and the traffic conditions.
Taxis are among the most comfortable and popular transportation alternatives in the city. However, the fact that the airport is located far from the city center makes the total fare quite expensive. Renting a car is one of the most frequently preferred means of transportation by visitors to the city. The cost of renting a car in Detroit is very reasonable. The city and its surroundings are easy to navigate by car, which is one of the main reasons why renting a car is a widely preferred method of transportation.
There are various international rental car companies located at the airport, such as AVIS, Hertz, and Budget, making renting a car in the city easy and practical. It is no surprise that public transportation in Detroit is not widely used and is not very well developed since the city is known as the ‘automobile capital’ of the United States. The nearest train station in the city is located 19 km from the airport. You can get to the station by taxi or car and then take a train to other cities around Detroit.
Detroit Metro Airport offers passenger services out of two terminals, the North Terminal and McNamara Terminal. There are shuttle services that provide transportation between terminals every 10 minutes. There are many well known restaurants and cafes at the airport, like TGI Fridays and Starbucks, as well as a rich variety of venues offering delicious dishes from international cuisine, especially American cuisine and Far East cuisine.
The airport also contains currency exchange services and ATMs to meet your monetary needs, cafes, restaurants, bars, bookstores, and duty free stores where you can go shopping for a great variety of affordable products.
Buses are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from Detroit Metro Airport. Buses depart from in front of both terminals and provide transportation to the city center. Bus services depart from the Ground Transportation Center at both the North Terminal and McNamara Terminal. It takes about 1 hour to get to the city center from the airport by bus.
Renting a car in Detroit, one of the most important automobile centers in the United States, is a very popular choice among visitors. There are many rental car companies that you can choose from, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National. Each company is located at the rental car campus. There is a shuttle service that provides transportation between the rental car campus and the Ground Transportation Center at each terminal.
If you are planning on renting a car in the city then we recommend booking your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. This way your car will be ready for you when you land at Detroit Metro Airport.
Taxis are readily available at the terminal exit at Detroit Metro Airport and they offer both classic taxi services as well as luxury sedan services. Taxi service in the city is provided by Metro Cab and luxury sedans are provided by Metro Cars. The fares for both options are quite reasonable. However, these services are still more expensive than public transportation alternatives such as buses. You can access both vehicle options 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from the Ground Transportation Center at both terminals. Taxis can be an expensive alternative if you are traveling alone. However, if you are traveling in a group or with your family then taxis are among the most comfortable and fastest transportation alternatives in Detroit.
Another way to get to the city center is by private transfer. There are various companies in Detroit that offer private transfer services. The fees for these services vary according to the service company you use and the distance traveled. However, in general private transfer services are cheaper than taxi services but more expensive than bus services. Private transfer services are usually preferred by large tour groups or corporate employees traveling on business. If you want to use a private transfer service to get to the city center then you have to make a reservation in advance before you land at the airport.
Hotel shuttle services are not a very common or preferred transportation alternative in Detroit, however they are available as a method of transportation to get to the city center from the airport. Hotel shuttle service fees are not too high. Moreover, some hotels offer these services free of charge to their guests. If you want use this service we recommend contacting the hotel you are staying at in advance to give them information about your flight arrival time and to make a reservation.
You can easily get to the city center from the airport by car. Driving to the city center is among one of the most convenient transportation alternatives thanks to the passenger drop-off area and parking lots that offer both short-term parking and long-term parking. Parking fees at the airport are reasonable. Detroit Metro Airport also has charging stations to charge electric vehicles.Last Updated: 06 Mar 2017