How to Get from Ataturk Airport to Beyoglu
Ataturk Airport is the main airport in Istanbul, named in honor of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of Turkey. Visitors often wonder how to get from Ataturk Airport to the center of Istanbul, including Beyoglu, a district located on the European side of the city. Some tourists search for information about public transport and taxi, while others reserve a transfer beforehand.
Taxi from Ataturk Airport to Beyoglu
An official taxi rank is situated outside Ataturk Airport. The average fare of a trip to Beyoglu is 65 TL (12 euros). However, Turk taxi drivers often cheat, therefore, check if a taximeter is turned on. You can also ask about the possible price before the journey begins. Do not take a taxi from people, who offer rides inside Ataturk Airport. Illegal taxi costs more and is not safe.
Transfer from Ataturk Airport to Beyoglu
Nowadays a lot of people prefer to pre-arrange a transfer to save time. The Kiwitaxi company is ready to arrange a car ride from Ataturk Airport to Beyoglu. The fare of a 30-minute transfer in a micro-class car, which is ideal for 3 persons, is 22 euros, and in an economy-class car is 26 euros. If your family or group is big, we can offer you a ride in a minibus or minivan. Thus, a transfer to Beyoglu in a premium minibus for 6 persons will cost you 59 euros.
The booking can be made online 24/7 in a few clicks. More information about transfers can be found on our website. We are always ready to answer your questions.
Public transport from Ataturk Airport to Beyoglu
Unfortunately, there is no direct metro or bus between Ataturk Airport and Beyoglu. Therefore, in case you travel with children or have a lot of luggage, it is better to take a taxi or order a transfer instead of going to Beyoglu by public transport. The trip will take around an hour and cost about 10 TL (2 euros). Firstly, take a metro from Ataturk Airport to Zeytinburnu, then a tram to Karakoy, and in the end the Tunel tram to Istiklal Caddesi. Public transport does not operate at night.
The well-known Galata Tower, one of the symbols of Istanbul, is located in Beyoglu district. It was built by the Genoese, as Pera region, which included modern Beyoglu and Galata, was granted by Byzantine to the Republic of Genoa in the 13th century. Another Genoese landmark is the ruins of the palace.