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Istanbul Airport (IST) Shuttle Bus Transfer

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Enjoy a pre-booked, cost-efficient, speedy, and all-around convenient airport transfer between the Istanbul International Airport and its vibrant city center!


  • Sit back and relax as you travel to or from the Istanbul International Airport in a speedy, convenient transfer.

  • Enjoy the luxurious and comfortable one-way airport transfer at a pocket-friendly price.

  • Simply select your area of pickup and drop-off in the next step of booking, and you're good to go.

  • Fret not about luggage space in your specially equipped bus.


  • 1-way shared transfer from/to Istanbul International Airport


  • Additional gratuities

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

your experience

Whether you've just arrived at Istanbul or it's time for you to bid adieu to this gorgeous city, a trip to/from the Istanbul Airport is a given. If you're looking for a convenient, hassle-free, and cost-efficient transfer between the airport and the City Center, you've come to the right place. This safe and reliable one-way transfer takes you to or from the airport on comfortable vehicles on a shared basis. Whether you're traveling from the airport to the city or from the city to the airport, you'll have no worries traveling! Even if there are changes in timing for your arrival/departure, your driver will wait for you. All shuttle services take place on 54-seater busses- board it, sit back, and enjoy your ride through the bustling city of Istanbul!

What Is A Shared Transfer Service?

With shared transfers, you'll be traveling in a bus with other guests who have similar arrival timings. All guests will be dropped off at the City Center. It is a lot cheaper than a private transfer, but be warned, it involves a (slightly) higher waiting time- anywhere between 5-45 minutes.

know before you go

COVID Safety Information

  • All areas that customers frequently touch are sanitized.

  • Guests must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed.

  • Guests may/may not be subject to temperature checks beforehand.

  • All guests are recommended to bring along face masks for safety.

  • It is recommended to maintain social distancing with other guests (2 meters apart).

  • Regularly sanitize your hands. Sanitizers are available upon request.

Important Information

  • This service is wheelchair accessible.

  • All guests must fill out a travel information form.

  • If your hotel or apartment is in an off-traffic area or one-way street you will be dropped off at the closest point.

  • If your flight has delays the driver will wait for you at no additional cost.

  • Transfer is available to Sultanahmet, Taksim and Besiktas area only.

  • All shuttle services are done with 54 seater bus.

  • Transfer time to Istanbul will be 60 - 120 min depending on traffic and hotel location.

  • Luggage per person: 1 Handbag and 1 Suitcase only. Guests are required to give prior intimation in case of extra luggage.

Schedule & Timings

HAVAIST Bus Service Times

  • Daily: 6am to 1:15am.

  • Frequency: From Istanbul Airport to City Center every 45 mins & return shuttle to Airport in every 45 mins from Beyazit Square (Sultanahmet) and Taksim Square.

HAVAIST - Lines & Stations

L8ine HVIST-12 to BEYAZIT SQUARE - Sultanahmet (Former line IST-20)

  • Transfer time: 100 mins & 6 stops ( Istanbul Airport, Nurtepe-Viaduct, Ayvansaray, Ulubatli, Aksaray, Beyazit Square)

Line HVIST-14 to Taksim SQUARE

  • Transfer time: 90 mins & 5 stops ( Istanbul Airport, Levent, Zincirlikuyu Metro Bus Station, Besiktas Pier, Taksim Square)

Line HVIST-9 to KADIKOY - METRO & PIER - Asian Side

  • Transfer time: 100 mins & 4 stops (Istanbul Airport, Kavacik Bridge, Tepeustu, Yenisahra, Acibadem Metro, Kadikoy Metro & Pier)

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

Airport - City Center

  • If you're travelling from the airport to the city centre, head to the Havalines Travel (Gate B on -2 Floor).

  • After you exit the luggage area, turn right and walk towards Burger King.

  • Walk to the elevator and go down to the -2 Floor, turn right and head towards Exit B and you will see the Havalines Kiosk.

  • Show your confirmation to the person at the counter and enjoy the ride to your hotel.

  • Transfer is available to Taksim and Besiktas area only.

  • Emergency Contact Number: +905373293267 (Also available on Whatsapp)

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