Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
3 hour 50 min
2 days ago
(Santiago De Compostela) 18°C / 9°C
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.
It is possible to easily travel by bus between Santiago Airport, one of the busiest airports in Spain, and the surrounding areas. If you choose to rent a car or use your own vehicle, you would have the chance to travel to many points from Santiago Airport without difficulty.
The distance of the airport to Santiago de Compostela is about 13 kilometers, and you can take advantage of traveling by taxi on this route. Taxis are a good option especially for those passengers who do not prefer to rent a car from the airport but also looking for a vehicle that is faster, comfortable, and able to conveniently carry luggage compared to buses.
Reaching Santiago de Compostela by a taxi that you can among the ones waiting in front of the terminal of Santiago Airport takes about 20 minutes; however, this duration might go up to 30-35 minutes if you choose buses as a means of transportation from Santiago Airport. You can still reach the popular points of Santiago de Compostela in 20-25 minutes with a car you rent from the airport.
The taxis carrying passengers to the city from Santiago Airport serve with a fixed rate of 21 Euros. After negotiating with the driver about the fare which might vary according the distance you want to travel, the date you are travelling on and even the hour travelling with a taxi from the ones waiting in front of the terminal, you can opt for choosing a vehicle at Santiago Airport. The taximeter prices in Santiago start from 3.70 € during weekdays from 7 am to 10 pm. Every extra kilometers during these day and between these hours costs 0.95 €. If you are planning to take a taxi during weekday between 10 pm and 7 am the minimum you would pay is 5 €. During the weekends and holidays, on the other hand, the minimum opening rate would be 4.25 €. The fares of taxis for waiting vary between 19.30 € and 28.80 €. After exiting the terminal you can get information about the current fares from the taxi drivers and then start your ride to the city center by taking one of the Santiago Airport taxis. If you would like to talk to the companies serving at Santiago Airport you can reach Euro Taxi by calling 981 535 154 and Radiotaxi by calling 981 569 292.
Means of public transportation, waiting for their passengers outside of the terminal of Santiago Airport, offer a fast and comfortable to their passengers that would not be expected from them. It is both practical and affordable to travel directly to the points in the city center including Plaza de Galicia, Rúa da Rosa, bus terminal, train station and Capilla San Lázaro from the airport by buses. You can get detailed information about the buses serving to the passengers willing to reach the city center from Santiago Airport by calling 981 588 111.
It is also possible to get on the Lugo buses from the airport and get off at stops such as Palas de Rei, Ferreiros, Arca and Mélida.
If you get on Sobrado buses, on the other hand, departing from Santiago Airport you will have the chance to directly travel to points including Boimorto, Arzúa and Arca.
Travelling with buses going to A Coruña and Burela routes from Santiago Airport is another option to make benefit while travelling to the centers in close proximity to Santiago Airport. You can get off in front of Hotel Atlántico if you take one of the buses going in the direction of A Coruña.
Burela buses on the other hand are a good option to directly travel to points like Mondoñedo, Ribadeo, Vilalba, Foz, Viverio and Curtis without needing to change to another vehicle.
If the routes of the buses are outside of your desired destination, you can opt for continuing with a taxi after you get off in the city center.
Car rental companies like Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Avis, Eurpocar, Sixt and Hertz located in the terminal of Santiago Airport are providing ease to those passengers willing to rent a car from the airport. If you opt for renting a car at the airport, it is possible for you to reach any point you desire in the center of Santiago de Compostela in about 20 minutes with your rental car. If you are planning to rent a car, keep in mind to book a car a couple of weeks or days in advance especially during spring and summer seasons. In this way, when you land at Santiago Airport you can take the car you booked without waiting for long and take the road to reach the center of the city.Last Updated: 30 Aug 2017