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Transfer between Istanbul and Sabiha Gokcen airports?
could anyone tell me please what,s the best way to get from istanbul airport to saw .are there any coach transfers and how much it will cost and how long is the trip
cheers
 

enoch

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Transfer between Istanbul and Sabiha Gokcen airports?
could anyone tell me please what,s the best way to get from istanbul airport to saw .are there any coach transfers and how much it will cost and how long is the trip
cheers

It's saying allow 2 hours. It's 60 klm. Bus service to and from Taxim Square total cost they are saying is about 30 tl. But someone will know better than me. Look on Turkish travel planner. Com
 
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Transfer between Istanbul and Sabiha Gokcen airports?
Cost private transfer Istanbul airport, or best way to get to the centre Istanbul.
 

Camden

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Transfer between Istanbul and Sabiha Gokcen airports?

Updated April 2022 prices may be different ..

“How to get from New Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), and vice versa?” is a common question for transit or layover passengers in Istanbul. This is a very uncomfortable and painful thing for travelers as the distance between these airports is too much and you’ll need to pass through the busiest city center, and the two continents.


Here, we put together all the necessary alternatives with our local expert advice, to help you plan your IST to SAW or vice versa trip with ease.

Some Practical Information

* New Istanbul Airport (IST) is situated on the north eastern part of Istanbul, on the Arnavutkoy district, European side.

* Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is situated on the east of Istanbul, in the Pendik district, on the Asian side.

* Distance between New Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport is 109 km.

* You’ll need to pass from Europe to Asia and vie versa to travel between both airports.


* It takes about 110 minutes, but it can vary according to the traffic density.

* You can travel between IST and SAW directly by;

  • HAVAIST Airport Shuttle,
  • Taxi,
  • Private Shuttle.

* The HAVAIST Airport Shuttle is the most practical way, the Private Shuttle is the most comfortable, fast and convenient way to travel between IST and SAW.

IST to SAW Transport Options

HAVAIST New Istanbul Airport Shuttle/Bus

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* HAVAIST Airport Shuttle Number, operating in between New Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport is HVIST-13.

* Average duration is 110 minutes, but it can vary according to the traffic density.

* HAVAIST Buses take maximum 46 passengers at once.


HVIST-13 (Sabiha Gokcen Airport – New Istanbul Airport)

Stops: Sabiha Gokcen Airport – New Istanbul Airport
Duration: 110 minutes
Distance: 109 km.
1-Way Price: 43 TL

Notice: Please double check the HAVAIST routes, timetables, trip fares and payment options from HAVAIST’s official website on hava.ist as all changes frequently due to this pandemic year’s situation.

Ticket Price

* HAVAIST average one way ticket price between New Istanbul Airport-Sabiha Gokcen Airport is 43 TL

* You can’t buy tickets in advance. You need to pay it just after you enter the bus.

How to Pay?

* You can pay by credit or debit card inside the vehicle. You can also take HAVAIST bus via QR Code by online through Havaist Mobile Application or website. No cash accepted.

Get QR Code via Credit Card

* If you want to pay by Credit Card, than you’ll need to download and install HAVAIST Mobile Application to your mobile phone, or from HAVAIST website (https://hava.ist/en), deposit credit via your credit card.

* And than you enter the bus by scanning the QR code that you’ll receive to your mobile phone, to the device on the bus.

Alternative Option

* If you have enough layover time in Istanbul; than you can take the HAVAIST Airport Shuttle No: HVIST-16 to Taksim (90 minutes), have some rest in a cafe or restaurant, or stroll around, and than take the HAVABUS Shuttle Taksim Line to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (90 minutes).

Taxi

* You get from IST to SAW by the local taxis.

* Average taxi fare from IST to SAW will be around 350 TL.


* Read more on our Istanbul Taxi Guide (Fares, Tips) page for Istanbul taxis.

Private & Shared Shuttles

* If you are a group or a family with kids, having lots of luggage with you, or have very limited time and need a fast transfer, than we highly recommend private shuttle transfer, as they offer a fixed rate, comfortable and safe transfer that include meet-and-greet airport pickups and luggage assistance from New Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) or vice versa.

* As for private shuttle transfers between IST and SAW, we highly recommend Tranigo (a Turkish company operating since 1996, and partnered with renowned names like Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, and many reliable and efficient local suppliers) as we recently booked with them had a great trip to our hotel.
 

Camden

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Transfer between Istanbul and Sabiha Gokcen airports?

Istanbul Airport Metro Opening Postponed for the Fourth Time





Last Updated on May 7, 2022

Here on this page, you can find detailed information and answer to the most common question “How to get from New Istanbul Airport (IST) to Istanbul city center, and vice versa?”. We put together all the transportation alternatives with our insider tips, to help you plan your trip between New Istanbul Airport (IST) and Istanbul city center with ease.


Some Practical Info & Advice

* New Istanbul Airport (IST) is situated on the north eastern part of Istanbul, on the Arnavutkoy district, close to the Black Sea coast.

* Average distance from the New Istanbul Airport to major Istanbul city center districts is about 45 km. Some distances to the districts; Avcilar 53 km., Gayrettepe 38 km., Taksim 40 km., Sutanahmet 45 km., Levent 36 km., Maslak 35 km., Kavacik 42 km., Uskudar 47 km., Kadikoy 52 km. and Pendik 73 km.



* It takes about 100 mins to get to Istanbul city center from IST.

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* You can travel between New Istanbul Airport (IST) and city center directly by;

  • IETT Municipal Public Bus,
  • HAVAIST Airport Shuttle,
  • Taxi,
  • Shared Shuttle,
  • Private Shuttle.
* The HAVAIST Airport Shuttle is the most practical way, the Shared Shuttle or Private Shuttle is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel between the airport and central Istanbul.

* There is NO direct METRO operating between New Istanbul Airport and city center. However, the construction of a new Metro line (M11 from Gayrettepe) for New Istanbul Airport is still in progress, and it is announced to be finished by mid 2022. Read more on our New Istanbul Airport Metro Line Info page.

* For getting to New Istanbul Airport from city center; we recommend you to arrange your time as to be at the airport at least 1,5 hours for domestic flights and 2,5 hours for international flights from New Istanbul Airport.

* Regarding the minimum transfer time of average 1,5 hours plus 30 minutes possible traffic, etc, you should take your transfer to New Istanbul Airport from city center, at least 3,5 to 4,5 hours before your flight.

* You can read our below pages with district/neighborhood specific “how to get” guides.

 
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