Frequent public buses run between Istanbul Airport and the city. Those are operated by HAVAIST and IETT.


There are 20 routes in total. The average transfer time is about 30 up to 90 minutes according to your destination, every 15-40 minutes.




Most popular routes: Bakirköy (every 10 minutes), Yenikapi and Sirkeci (every 11 minutes) and Pendik (Asian part of Istanbul).


See below some of the available routes from Istanbul Airport according to the transportation company:



H2 Mecidiyekoy – Istanbul Airport

Mecidiyekoy Metrobus – Caglayan – Nurtepe – Hasdal – Kemer Yolu – Orman Yolu – Kiyi Emniyeti – Ihsaniye Kavsagi – Istanbul Airport

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H3 Halkali – Istanbul Airport
Gumruk – Cadde – Rumeliler – Ataturk Mahallesi – Demircile Sitesi – Istanbul Airport

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H4 Ataturk Airport – Istanbul Airport

Ataturk Airport – Basaksehir Metrokent – Istanbul Airport

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IST1 Yenikapi – Istanbul Airport

Yenikapi IDO – Bakirkoy IDO – Kuleli – Basaksehir Metrokent – Istanbul Airport

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IST2 Tuyap – Istanbul Airport

TUYAP – Comhuriyet Mahallesi – Marmara Park – Bahcesehir Merkez – Istanbul Airport

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IST7 Kozyatagi Metro – Istanbul Airport

Kozyatagi Metro – Umraniye Tepeustu – Kavacik Koprusu – Istanbul Airport

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IST19 Taksim – Besiktas – Istanbul Airport

Taksim Abdulhakhamit Caddesi – Besiktas IETT Peronlar – Zincirlikuyu Metrobus – Levent Metro – Istanbul Airport


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IST3 15 Temmuz Demokrasi Coach Station (Esenler) – Alibeykoy Mini Coach Station – Istanbul Airport

15 Temmuz Demokrasi Otogari – Alibeykoy Cep Otogari – Hasdal – Gokturk (Emniyet Amirligi) Istanbul Airport

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Take a look below the cost of a one-way bus ticket from Istanbul Airport:

- 30 TL adults.
- 12TL children (under 5 years travel for free).