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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
Popular Airlines
Popular Airport
2996 Km
3 hour 40 min
Turkish Airlines
Istanbul Airport

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Transportation to Abu Dhabi Airport from the City Center

Abu Dhabi International Airport is 30 kilometers in the east of the city center. The city center is easily reached by shuttle, city bus or taxi. You can also rent a car from the offices of car rental companies located in the city center and at the airport.

Airport Shuttle

You can make benefit of the 24-hour shuttle service to go to the airport. You can easily get to the airport from the city center with services arranged according to flight departure times.

City Bus

In the United Arab Emirates, especially in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, public transport is quite inadequate. However, you can still try buses A1. You can use this option to get to the airport from the city center.

Taxi

The most common means of transportation in Abu Dhabi are taxis. Because of the inadequate public transportation, the public prefer the taxi. Taxi prices are also reasonable because the country is rich in oil reserves. You can consider the taxi option to reach the airport.

Private Car

It is one of the easiest ways to get to the airport. Abu Dhabi has wide, high standard urban roads. Traffic density is experienced at certain hours in the city center. You can easily reach the airport by connecting to the E20 and E22 motorway from the city center with your private car.

Airport Information

Abu Dhabi Airport offers you many options. If you like, you can spend your time in cafés and restaurants such as Mc Donalds, O'Brien's, Panapolis, Illy Espressamante or you can enjoy duty free shopping. You can evaluate your time in spa and massage rooms until your flight is up, and you can make your business negotiations in the exclusive VIP lounges.

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2017

Transportation to Istanbul City Center from Airport

Sabiha Gökçen Intl. Airport

You can get to the city center from the Sabiha Gökçen Airport using the TEM highway and following the exit and street signs. The airport is also accessible by city buses and Havataş shuttles. If you want to leave your car at the airport there is an outdoor parking lot and a multi-story parking lot. There are also some private parking facilities located around the airport.  

Taxi

The fastest and most convenient way to get to the city center from Sabiha Gökçen Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic. If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to lose time we suggest taking a taxi to a certain point and then transferring to the metro or metrobus. This way you can avoid traffic, even during rush hour.

Havabus

The Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Sabiha Gökçen Airport and central locations in the city like Taksim on the European side and Kadikoy and Yenisahra on the Anatolian side. The shuttle buses provide quick and comfortable transportation to and from the airport every 30 minutes.

Marmaray

The Marmaray is a faster alternative for those living on the European side in particular. You can take a taxi or bus to the Kartal metro stop, then get on the metro and continue in the Kadıköy direction. Get off at Ayrılık Çeşmesi and transfer to the Marmaray where you can cross to the European side of the city at the Yenikapı station. From Yenikapı, which is a major station for the metro, buses, and ferries, you can reach many central locations on the European side of the city. Sea buses and ferries to various places in the Marmara Region like Bandırma, Yalova, Avşa, Bursa and Çınarcık depart from the Yenikapı İDO pier. Moreover, you can travel with your vehicle on the ferries.

Bus

You can get to the city center from Sabiha Gökçen Airport by bus.

Lines that operate between the airport and central locations in the city are as follows:  E3 - 4.Levent - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E9 - Bostancı - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E10 - Kadıköy - Kurtköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E11 - Kadıköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E18 - Altunizade - Ümraniye - Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 16S - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport - Metrobus Uzuncayır, KM20 - Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, KM22 - Cevizli - Kartal Metro - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 132H Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, and 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.

By getting off at the Kadiköy or Bostanci piers you can take a boat to Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands, like Buyukada, Heybeliada, Burgazada and Kinaliada.

Metro

From the airport you can take a bus or taxi to the Kartal metro station and get on the Kadikoy-Kaynarca line in the Kadikoy direction.

Rental Cars

You can get to the city center by renting a car from various rental agencies at the airport. You can also return your rental vehicle to rental agencies located in the city. If you are traveling between multiple places make sure to specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location when making your reservation. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Istanbul Airport

You can get to the city center from Atatürk Airport, located on the European side of Istanbul, by taxi, airport shuttles, metro, bus, private transportation services or your personal car. The most important factor to consider when picking your means of transportation to reach the city center is the traffic. Using alternative means of transportation, like a combination of taxi, metro or metrobus, during rush hour will save time.

Taxi

The fastest and most convenient way to get to the city center from Atatürk Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic. If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to lose time we suggest taking a taxi to a certain point and then transferring to the metro or metrobus. This way you can avoid traffic, even during rush hour. Some taxis accept credit card payments. If you want to pay using your credit card make sure to indicate this before hand to the driver and get in a vehicle that accepts credit card payments.

Havabus

The Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Atatürk Airport and central locations in the city. The Havatas shuttles provide service to and from Taksim and Yenikapi IDO Pier every 30 minutes.

Bus

You can use public buses to get to the city center from Atatürk Airport. Using the istanbulkart (smart card for fare payment), this is the most economical alternative. From the airport you can use the TH-1 bus to get to Taksim and the YH-1 bus to get to Yenikapi. From Taksim and Yenikapi you can transfer to the metro to reach other central districts.   

Metro

One of the fastest alternatives to get to the city center is by metro. Using the metro station that is located in the airport you can easily reach various parts of the city like Yenikapı, Aksaray, Fatih, Topkapı, and Esenler. If you’re planning on continuing your journey to a different city by bus, the metro goes to the Esenler Bus Station.  

Rental Cars

You can get to the city center by renting a car from rental agencies such as AVIS, Budget, or Europcar both at the airport or various locations in the city like Beşiktaş, Taksim, Kadıköy, Bostancı and Bakırköy. You can also return your rental vehicle to the offices of the aforementioned companies located in the city. If you are traveling between multiple places make sure to specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location when making your reservation.  

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Wingie offer the cheapest Abu Dhabi-Istanbul flights?

When you search for Abu Dhabi-Istanbul flights, Wingie directly gathers and compares instant data from all airlines. You can see all Abu Dhabi-Istanbul flights together for the date you are looking for and choose the most suitable flight.

Which airports can I use for Abu Dhabi-Istanbul flights?

For Abu Dhabi-Istanbul flights, you can use Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi Bus Station, Yas Island Seaplane Base Airport, Sir Bani Yas Island Airport as departure airport, and Sabiha Gökçen Intl. Airport, Istanbul Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Abu Dhabi-Istanbul and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Abu Dhabi-Istanbul is 2995 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Abu Dhabi-Istanbul flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Abu Dhabi-Istanbul flights is Friday.

Which airlines offer direct flights between Abu Dhabi-Istanbul?

Turkish Airlines organizes direct flights between Abu Dhabi-Istanbul.

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