Taxi at Istanbul Airport

Get within an hour to downtown Istanbul from the airport by taxi.


Please note that at Istanbul Airport there are three kinds of taxis: Black “E” type, Blue “D” type, and Orange “C” type.




Taxi scams are common in Turkey, especially in airports. To avoid any kind of scam, please make sure the driver turns on the taximeter prior departing to be overfared, double check the taxi route and make sure he understands the amount of money you are giving him for the ride to prevent possible misunderstandings.


On the other hand, avoid riding an unlicensed taxi. Official and authorized taxis in Turkey are yellow, even some others are turquoise and black. To be plenty sure, please take a look at the plate format, since the middle part of it begin with letter T.




Taxis can be found at the main stations located in both Domestic and International Arrivals, in the Plaza Section’s, and also in Departures and other Arrivals levels. 




Take a look at the taxi companies in Istanbul Airport:
Istanbul Airport Taxis: +90 533 252 00 36.

Service hours: 24/7




The cost for a one-way trip to downtown Istanbul is TRY 125.00.

See other popular destinations:


- Taksim: TRY 140.00
- Ataturk Airport: TRY 120.00
- Arnavutkoy: TRY 50.00
- Esenler: TRY 100.00


For more information regarding fares, please check here



Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such Uber may be useful to book a taxi.




If you wish to transfer from and to Istanbul Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.


Book your transfer here, it is easy and fast to use!