Istanbul Airport


Istanbul Airport, Tayakadın Mahallesi, Terminal Caddesi No:1, 34283 Arnavutköy/İstanbul

Check in

Check in counter

The check-in counter is situated at Area R.

Check-in time

The check-in counter opens 3 hours before departure, and closes 1 hour before departure. The check-in time may be adjusted in accordance with flight status.



Havaist, IETT and Istanbul Seyahat provide transfer services between the airport and the downtown area. Bus stops can be found at the public transport floor below the arrival hall.

Please refer to the link for specific information and timetable.


There is a taxi station outside the arrival hall, and the fare to downtown is about 150TL-200TL.


Car rental service is available at the terminal building, and rental car pick-up/return service and sites are also provided.


Currently, there is no subway access. According to Istanbul city planning, the subway will be opened in 2021.

Airport facilities

Istanbul Airport in Turkey is located in the northwest of Istanbul's European region. It is the new airport in Istanbul. It has only one terminal. The departure hall is on the second floor and the arrival hall is on the first floor. There are also public transport services on the ground floor. The subway services on the second floor underground have not been opened yet. Area A/B/C in the departure hall are for domestic check-in and Area D-S are for international check-in.