Istanbul Airport (IST)
HOW TO GET TO THE ISTANBUL AIRPORT (IST)
Public Transportation from/to New Istanbul Airport (IST)
At the moment there are about 140 public and private airport shuttle busses daily available to serve passengers and staff at Istanbul Airport. Public bus transportation is provided from Mecidiyekoy (Bus No. H-2), Halkali(Bus No. H-3) for 10,-TL. Private bus transportation is provided from Yenikapi (Bus No. IST-1), Tuyap (Bus No. IST-2), Kozyatagi (Bus No. IST-7), Taksim (Bus No IST-19) and Otogar Bus Station (Bus No. IST-3).
Taxi from/to Istanbul Airport
Taxis are available just in front of the terminal. A taxi fare from/to Sultanahmet / Taksim or the Sabiha Gokcen Airport is approx. 200,-TL per ride. All taxis are metered but not all accept credit cards.
SHOPPING AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
Shopping at Istanbul Airport is just like shopping in a mall. You simply find everything soon in the transit area. From books, fashion, cosmetics, toys, pharmacies, souvenirs, electronics over laundry, beauty and wellness services.
EAT & DRINK AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
A wide range of well known local and international cafes & restaurants like Simit Sarayi, Chef Restaurant, Gloria Jean’s Cafe, Yo Sushi, Tadinda Anadolu, Tchibo and much more.
DUTY FREE AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT AND WHAT IS NEW?
Duty Free at Istanbul Airport offers boutique shops, classical Duty Free stores and a bazaar area on a total area of 55.000 square meters.
Duty Free offers the latest technology to its customers including 3D-Holograms, rechargeable smart shopping baskets, mobile payment points, costumer profiling as well as the “Magic Mirror” program that offers customers to see how sunglasses, clothes, make-up products etc. look on them without trying them on.
RESTING & RELAXING AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
The Ambassador Spa & Beauty Salon at Istabul Airport is one of the largest airport spa & beauty salons worldwide and covers an area of over 400 square meters. It is located next to IGA- & Skyteam Lounge near Gates A & B. A spa including sauna, Turkish bath, steam room, private resting rooms and several massage treatments as well as a beauty salon for hair-, facial- and nail- treatments, waxing and make-up. All you need to relax and rejuvenate.
The Yotel at the Istanbul Airport offers a place to sleep for a few hours or longer.
RENT A CAR AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
Currently there are only 2 rent a car offices at domestic arrivals available but many more will be in service soon. Under them are well known branches as Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Budget Rent a Car.