New metro connection to Istanbul Airport completed

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Istanbul, a city rich in culture and history, is an intriguing blend of modern city life and ancient ruins, fascinating people all over the world. However, moving within the city was complicated: To reach the airport, one had to rely on a car or a bus. The new metro connection changed this, making it much easier for travelers to reach their flight.

New metro connection to Istanbul Airport completed


The fastest way to the airport

Imagine effortlessly traveling to Istanbul Airport, where around 120 million passengers pass through every year. One of the quickest and most efficient ways to reach this transportation hub is by boarding the newly designed subway, which boasts an impressive speed of up to 120 kilometers per hour.

This rapid transit system is not only incredibly fast, but also offers a seamless experience with minimal stops at intermediate stations. Strategically positioned on the European side of the city, Istanbul Airport, designated by the IATA code as ‘IST’, effortlessly complements its sister airport, Sabiha Gökçen, which is situated in Istanbul’s Asian region. Traveling to this bustling airport has never been easier or more enjoyable with this ultra-modern and efficient mode of transportation.

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Istanbul, the splendid city

The fascinating blend of different parts of the city creates an alluring atmosphere that draws in visitors from all over the world. Get lost wandering through the colorful Grand Bazaar, and immerse yourself in the scents of fragrant spices and authentic Turkish delights. Become enchanted by the stunning beauty of the Hagia Sophia with its golden mosaics and its remarkable architectural transformation, from a Church to a Mosque to a museum. Cruise along the glistening Bosporus Strait, witnessing the breathtaking juxtaposition of ancient structures against the modern city skyline. When the sun sets, prepare for a magical experience as the city comes alive with vibrant nightlife and endless entertainment options. Indeed, Istanbul is a spellbinding melody of the past, present, and future.

Focus on the city, not the bus

Istanbul has much to offer  –  too much to waste your precious time there with planning your transport from or to the airport. The new metro allows you to fully enjoy your stay in this magnificent city.

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