Istanbul Ataturk airport (IST)

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Istanbul Ataturk airport (IST)

Istanbul Atatürk Airport, opened in 1924, is the largest in Turkey. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights around the world.

Official Website: ataturkairport.com
Number of Terminals - 2 - Domestic Terminal and International Terminal. Open 24 hours a day and connected through a walkway.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 63.7 million passengers went through it during 2017.
Tel: +90 212 444 9828. Information desks in the Arrivals and Departures areas of both terminals, available around the clock. Throughout the enclosure there are also touch screens with information.

Location

The airport is located on the European side of the city of Yesilköy, 28 km (17 miles) to the west of Istanbul.

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There are 24-hour car rental desks next to the baggage reclaim areas.

Domestic Terminal:

Avis (Tel +90 212 465 3454)
Budget (Tel +90 212 465 6909/10)
Dollar (Tel +90 212 465 2628)
Europark (Tel +90 212 465 5354)
Europcar (Tel +90 212 465 6284)
Hertz (Tel +90 212 465 5995)
Kar Oto (Tel +90 212 465 8779/80)
National/Alamo (Tel +90 212 465 7793)
Thrifty (Tel +90 212 465 3155)
Rent Go (Tel +90 212 465 0599)
World Rent A Car (Tel +90 212 465 5575)

International Terminal:

Airport Tur (Tel +90 212 465 4550)
Alamo (Tel +90 212 465 4610)
Avias (Tel +90 212 465 4488)
Avis (Tel +90 212 465 3455/56)
Baf Turizm (Tel +90 212 465 8767/69)
Budget (Tel +90 212 465 0240)
Dollar (Tel +90 212 465 3751)
Europark (Tel +90 212 465 3839)
Europcar (Tel +90 212 465 3696/95)
Hertz (Tel +90 212 465 5999)
Mert Oto (Tel +90 212 465 3790)
Murat Turizm (Tel +90 212 465 8752/53/54)
National (Tel +90 212 465 3546)
Sixt (Tel +90 212 465 2591)
Sun (Tel +90 212 465 3645/46)
Thrifty (Tel +90 212 465 5479)
Ülger Turizm (Tel +90 212 465 3516)
Windy Car Rental (Tel +90 850 339 4639)

 

Car rental search

Bus - Lines TH-1 and YH-1 from IETT (Tel +90 212 444 1871) leave every 30 minutes from the Arrivals level of both terminals to Taksim, in the city centre, and Yenikapi terminal, going through Sishane, Yesilyurt, Zeytinburnu, Havagazi y Narlikapi. They operate from 4:00 am to 1:00 am and journey time to downtown Istanbul is 40 min. Tickets can be acquired from booths located at the stops.

Metro - Line M1 from Metro Istanbul (Tel +90 212 444 0088) runs to Yenikapi every 6-10 minutes between 6:00 am and 0:00 am. The trip takes around 35 min. and intermediate stops include DTM Istanbul Fuar Merkezi, Yenibosna, Atakoy-Sirinevler, Bahcelievler, Bakirkoy-Incirli, Zeytinburnu (where you can make connections with the tram network), Merter, Davutpasa, Terazidere, Esenler Otogar (international bus station), Kocatepe, Sagmalcilar, Bayrampasa-Maltepe, Topkapi-Ulubatli, Emniyet-Fatih and Aksaray.

Taxi - Vehicles from Atatürk Airport Taxi (Tel +90 850 780 7734) available 24 hours a day outside both terminals. Travel time to the city centre is approximately 30 minutes.

Further information

 

Inside the grounds there are two car parks for short and long stays and valet parking services in front of the terminals. More information: Tel +90 212 463 3000 ext. 4656 / 4670. Rates

Open Car Park - Outdoor area next to the cargo terminal.
Multi-Storey Car Park - Facility connected to both passenger terminals through elevated walkways.

 

The enclosure has tactile surfaces and proper signage, moving walkways, escalators, designated parking spaces, induction loops, adapted restrooms with automatic doors and lighting, especially designed seats, handrails, ramps, accessible public telephones and counters. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs prior to their arrival.