How to Get from Ataturk Airport to Fatih
Istanbul, the city that lies on two continents, attracts people from all over the world. Beautiful architecture, delicious food, and friendly people make people fall in love with this Turkish city. Visitors often wonder how to get from Ataturk Airport to the center of Istanbul, to Fatih district, in particular. Ones want to know more about taxi and transfer services, while others search for information about public transport.
Taxi from Ataturk Airport to Fatih
A taxi rank is located outside Ataturk Airport. A trip to Fatih will cost you around 50 TL (10 euros). The fare of a taxi can be higher because of traffic jams or other circumstances. Ask about an approximate price at the beginning of a trip. Avoid strangers, who suggest their services at Ataturk Airport, as you will end up paying more than for an official taxi.
Transfer from Ataturk Airport to Fatih
Direct transfer becomes more and more popular nowadays. People do not like wasting their time in lines while waiting for a taxi. Therefore, they prefer to book a stress-free transfer beforehand. If you are among them, you might want to know more about the Kiwitaxi company which is ready to provide you with comfortable and good service. A driver will meet you in the terminal or outside Ataturk Airport. A transfer to Fatih will take about 25 minutes.
Thus, a trip from Ataturk Airport to Fatih in a micro-class car will cost you 20 euros. A fare of a transfer in an economy-class car is 25 euros. In case you travel with a big group, you might book a minibus. More information about transfers from Ataturk Airport to Fatih can be found on our website.
Public transport from Ataturk Airport to Fatih
You can pay for public transport only in Turkish lira, so do not forget to exchange money or to buy something in the terminal and ask for a change in TL. A metro from Ataturk Airport to Fatih departs every 5 minutes and costs 4 TL (1 euro). The trip takes about 45 minutes. There is a bus, which runs between Ataturk Airport and Fatih every 4 hours. The price of an 80-minute journey is around 5 TL (1 euro). Public transportation does not operate at night. Therefore, you will need to take a taxi or transfer in case you arrive in Istanbul late.
Fatih can boast a lot of interesting places. It is an ideal place for those, who want to feel the atmosphere of a city and have an opportunity to visit the well-known sights, located in the nearby Sultanahmet, for instance, Blue Mosque and the Topkapi Palace.