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transfers from attaturk airport

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transfers from attaturk airport

Are there regular buses or trains /metro form the ariport to Sultanahamet district? If so how much please?

What is current Turkish currency and what is the exchange rate to the pound sterling.

Hotels refer to euros will they accept irish euros?

Istanbul, Turkey
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1. Re: transfers from attaturk airport

Hi Breezy,

Turkish currency is YTL (New Turkish Lira) and rates are:

1 YTL = 1.36 USD

1 YTL = 1.82 EUR

1 YTL = 2.67 GBP

email your hotel in Sultanahmet and ask them if they have an airport transfer service. A lot of hotels offer a one way free hotel transfer from Ataturk Airport. Otherwise a taxi is about 35YTL to Sultanahmet depending on traffic.

For airport transfer details (bus, metro), visit this link: tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g293974-i368-k9636…

Hope this helps, Alper


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2. Re: transfers from attaturk airport

Hi Breezy and Alper,

I believe that exchange rates should actually be inverted, that is:

1 USD = 1.36 YTL

1 EUR = 1.82 YTL

1 GBP = 2.67 YTL

So, the 35YTL for a taxi ride equal to 35YTL / 2,67 = 13GBP, and not 35YTL * 2,67 = 93GBP!! (So, it's luckily cheaper!!)

Of course hotels will accept Irish Euros: all Euros have the same value (whether Irish, Greek, German, French or whatever): it's always the same currency (plus: banknotes are the same in every Euro country, only coins have a different design on one side)


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