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transport from airport

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transport from airport

I am arriving at the airport which is furthest from Istanbul and would appreciate any sugegstions of ways to get to the hotel that won't take all day but won't cost a fortune either. One suggestion is the Fez bus at £10 one way per traveller. Has anyone used this - if so did it take long and how many travellers was on the bus?

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Hi there - I assume you are flying in and out of Sabiha Gocken Airport? If that is the case the here are my suggestions

Take the Havas Bus to Taksim - there should be one outside the terminal as their departure times tend to conincide with flights - you may have to wait for a little while on the bus before it departs - tickets cost abpprox. 8 YTL for the journey, pay the representative on board

From Taksim either walk or get a taxi to your hotel if in the Taksim area. Tou can also take a taxi to Sultanahmet - it should cost about 10-15 YTL, however, the more fun and cheaper option is below!

If you are staying in Sultanahmet or surrounding area then walk to Taksim Square then take the Funicular (look for the big M sign signalling the Metro/Funicular)to Kabatas (1.3 YTL per token which can be bought inside the Metro/Funicular station). Kabatas is where the tram termintates so - for another 1.3 YTL token, which can be bought from the booth marked jeton, you can take the tram all the way to Sultanahmet and from there walk to your hotel.

Other options from the airport seemed limited (apart from taxi, which at 90-100 YTL is rather expensive) - we tried to get a bus to take us to one of the ferry terminal so we could get the boat across to Eminonu but couldn't find one

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