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Transportation In Istanbul-Istanbul Transportation Guide

 

You can find here;All Istanbul Transport Maps Links.(Istanbul railsystems network map,Istanbul rapid transit network map,Istanbul metrobus map,departure times of Istanbul buses).Also you can find clues for an easy traveling and instructions about easy ways to go some touristic areas from airports and bus stations (bus terminals).

 

 

 

  

All Istanbul Transportation Maps By iett.gov.tr

(After you open the map,you can expand the image with the button at the top right side of the image)

(Also you can find more useful information about Istanbul tranport in the link)

 

Paying Methods-About Advantages Of  Istanbul Card

 

If you think to use public transport (buses,subways,trams,steamships etc.),you can use tokens or istanbul card.But if you get an  Istanbul Card,you will be advantageous,you will travel cheaper and won't need to buy and carry tokens.So we suggest you to use  Istanbul Card.   

 

 

Where can you buy it?

 

You can buy it from  Istanbul Card counters and private box offices.Card fee is 6 Turkish  Liras.

 

Where can you load credits and use it ?

 

You can load credits from  Istanbul Card counters and private box offices.Then you can use it for trams,subways,buses,metrobuses,the funicular etc.

 

How can you use it ?

 

 You should show your card to card reader machine and hold on it 1-2 seconds.

 

What are the advantages of  Istanbul Card?

 

For example one token is 3 Turkish Liras  in subways but you can use the subway for 1.95  Liras.Also if you don't have  Istanbul Card and transfer to another public transport vehicle you will need one more token for each transfer.But if you have İstanbul card first transfer fee is 1.25 Turkish Liras,second fee is 1 TL,third fee is 0.75 TL.

Note: Prices updated in 09.2013

 

How can I go to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque),Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern?




From Ataturk Airport


You can find the subway station by following signs in the airport.At first; you should get on the Airport-Aksaray Subway to the direction of Aksaray.Then get off from the subway at the last station called Aksaray.After this step;you should transfer to tram,follow the signs and go to Yusufpaşa Tram Station.Get on the tram to the direction of Kabataş and get off the tram at Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) Station.After you get off the tram at this station you will be very close to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque),Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern.

From Sabiha Gökçen Airport

You can find buses called Havataş in front of the Sabiha Gökçen Airport's exit door or the bus called SG-2
.Get on the bus to the Taksim Direction and get off at the last station called Taksim.Then follow the signs and get on to the Taksim-Kabataş Funicular and get off at the Kabataş station.Then follow signs and find the Kabataş Tram Station.Get on the tram to the direction of Sultanahmet and get off the tram at Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) Station.After you get off the tram at this station you will be very close to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque),Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern.

From Bus Station (Bus Terminal) (Bayrampaşa)

You can find the subway station by following signs in the bus station (bus terminal).At first; you should get on the  subway to the direction of Aksaray.Then get off from the subway at the last station called Aksaray.After this step;you should transfer to tram,follow the signs and go to Yusufpaşa Tram Station.Get on the tram to the direction of Kabataş and get off the tram at Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) Station.After you get off the tram at this station you will be very close to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque),Hagia Sophia,Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern.

How can I go to Galata Bridge and Galata Tower



From Ataturk Airport

You can find the subway station by following signs in the airport.At first; you should get on the Airport-Aksaray Subway to the direction of Aksaray.Then get off from the subway at the last station called Aksaray.After this step;you should transfer to tram,follow the signs and go to Yusufpaşa Tram Station.Get on the tram to the direction of Kabataş and get off the tram at Karaköy Station.After you get off the tram at this station you will be very close to Galata Bridge and Galata Tower.

From Sabiha Gökçen Airport

You can find buses called Havataş in front of the Sabiha Gökçen Airport's exit door or the bus called SG-2
.Get on the bus to the Taksim Direction and get off at the last station called Taksim.Then follow the signs and get on to the Taksim-Kabataş Funicular and get off at the Kabataş station.Then follow signs and find the Kabataş Tram Station.Get on the tram to the direction of Karaköy and get off the tram at Karaköy Station.After you get off the tram at this station you will be very close to to Galata Bridge and Galata Tower.

From Bus Station (Bus Terminal) (Bayrampaşa)

You can find the subway station by following signs in the airport.At first; you should get on the subway to the direction of Aksaray.Then get off from the subway at the last station called Aksaray.After this step;you should transfer to tram,follow the signs and go to Yusufpaşa Tram Station.Get on the tram to the direction of Kabataş and get off the tram at Karaköy Station.After you get off the tram at this station you will be very close to Galata Bridge and Galata Tower.

How can I go to Taksim Square And Istiklal Street



From Ataturk Airport


1st Option:You can find the bus 96T or buses called Havataş in front of the Atatürk Airport.Get on the bus to the Taksim Direction and get off at the last station called Taksim.Then you will be very close to Taksim Square and İstiklal Street.

2nd Option:You can find the subway station by following signs in the airport.At first; you should get on the Airport-Aksaray Subway to the direction of Aksaray.Then get off from the subway at the last station called Aksaray.After this step;you should transfer to tram,follow the signs and go to Yusufpaşa Tram Station.Get on the tram to the direction of Kabataş and get off the tram at Karaköy Station.After you get off the tram,follow the signs and go to Karaköy-Taksim subway station.Get on the subway and get off at the Taksim Istiklal Street.It is already one station.Then you will be very close to İstiklal Street.

From Sabiha Gökçen Airport

You can find buses called Havataş in front of the Sabiha Gökçen Airport's exit door or the bus called SG-2
.Get on the bus to the Taksim Direction and get off at the last station called Taksim.Then you will be very close to Taksim Square and İstiklal Street.

From Bus Station (Bus Terminal) (Bayrampaşa)

You can find the bus 83O.It goes directly bus station (bus terminal) to Taksim

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