Istanbul Airport (IST)

Istanbul Airport, Tayakadin District, Terminal Street No:1, 34283 Arnavutkoy/Istanbul​
(+90 212 891 91 91)
Istanbul Airport (IST)

Statue: civil airportIATA: IST – ICAO Code: LTFM

Istanbul Airport is a new and biggest airport of Turkey in Istanbul. The build of the airport has Turkish traditional art as so modern. There are many possibilities for travelers at the airport while they wait their plane and flight. You can find duty free stores, cafes, restaurants, VIP rooms, CIP rooms, ATM – cash dispensers for many banks like Garantibank, Akbank, Kuveyt Turk, Is Bank, Halkbank, Vakifbank etc. Also there are exchange offices, the mosque, the game area for the kids, baby rooms and more…

Transportation in Istanbul Airport

The public bus line are not enough. But some bus lines can provide us transportation.

IETT – Public Buses

  • H2: Istanbul Airport to Mecidiyekoy,
  • H3: Istanbul Airport to Halkali
  • H4: Ataturk Airport – Airport


You can use also HAVAIST. From airport to some location you can go this buses.

  • IST1: Yenikapi – Airport
  • IST2: TUYAP – Airport
  • IST3: 15 Temmuz Demokrasi Bus Station (Esenler Bus Station) – Alibeykoy Bus Station – Istanbul Airport
  • IST7: Kozyatagi Metro Line – Airport
  • IST19: Taksim – Besiktas – Airport

What is HAVAIST? You can read our special blog article about HAVAIST too.


There are many taxis in airport. You can use them also you can call a taxi with “Bitaksi” application.

Rent a Car and Rent a Car with Driver

Are two options for that. You can use special rent a car or rent a car with driver. Both of them are possible. But the rent a car with driver is a luxury, safe and cheaper than others.

Rent a Car

You have to make a booking, some days or 4-5 hours ago. There are many rental companies that you can reserve like Enterprise, Garenta, Moov, Six Rent a Car, Avis and Green Motion etc. You should have a driver license. Generally you have to pick up and give back the rental car to same office, so to airport. If you want to give the rental car to other office, you can pay drop off cost.

Rent a Car with Driver

You don’t need a driver license. You have to make a booking minimum 4 hours ego like normal rent a car option. This is luxury airport transfer. When you buy this transfer option as rent a car with driver, your vehicle will be luxury and modern. The driver or worker will welcome you at the airport. The transfer company follows your flight. When you arrive to airport. They will welcome and take you from the airport. Then they will transfer you to your hotel or anywhere you request.

The Other Nearest Airports

There are some airports which are closed to Istanbul Airport.

  • Tekirdag – Corlu Airport
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport,
  • Kocaeli Airport

Sometimes you cannot find a flight ticket to Istanbul airport. At that time you can select other nearest airports, especial Sabiha Gokcen Airport and Corlu Airport.

The Website, Phone and Address of Istanbul Airport

Ist New Airport
The new airport of Istanbul
  • Phone Number: 444 1 442
  • Website:
  • Address: Tayakadın, Terminal Street No:1, 34283 Arnavutkoy/İstanbul
  • GPS: 41.27630481475416, 28.729452942886876 | Map:

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