The Büyük İstanbul Otogarı is the city’s main bus station for both intercity and international routes. Called simply the otogar (bus station), it’s in the western district of Bayrampaşa, just south of the expressway…
Istanbul's main airport is in Yeşilköy, 23km west of Sultanahmet. Atatürk International Airport was due to close in 2019 following the opening of the new İstanbul Airport.
Travels between the airport and Cumhuriyet Caddesi near Taksim Meydanı. They depart the airport every 30 minutes between 4am and 1am, and thereafter when flights land.
The Türkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu can supply licence, insurance and other information you’ll need to hire a car or bring your own vehicle into the country.
Operates handy hop-on, hop-off ferry services on the Bosphorus and Golden Horn, as well as to the Princes' Islands and between Üsküdar and Kabataş/Beşiktaş.
Operates ferry services on the Bosphorus and between Kabataş and the Princes' Islands, Kadıköy and Eminönü/Karaköy, Üsküdar and Eminönü.
Serves most major cities and towns, particularly in western and central Turkey, going as far east as Erzurum.
Serves most major cities and towns throughout western and central Turkey and along the Black Sea coast.
This airport is popular with low-cost European airlines, but is not as conveniently located as Atatürk.
Operates ferry services between Kabataş and the Princes' Islands.