Istanbul Airport Informational Guide to Istanbul Airport (IST) - Non Official

Istanbul Airport Taxi

Get within an hour to downtown Istanbul by taxi given the big distance between Istanbul Airport and the city centre.

Types of taxi

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


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. 

taxi Companies

In Istanbul Airport there’s a single taxi company, Istanbul Airport Taxis. To book a taxi, please call +90 533 252 00 36.

Service hours: 24/7


The cost of a one-way trip to downtown Istanbul is TRY 125.

See other popular destinations:

Taksim: TRY 140
Arnavutkoy: TRY 50
Esenler: TRY 100

For more information regarding fares, please check here.


If you wish to transfer to and from 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!