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Istanbul - Atatürk International Airport

Istanbul Ataturk Airport is situated in Yesilkoy, on the European side of Istanbul, 28 km (16 miles) from the city centre. The Metro will whisk you into the city centre within 30 minutes.

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Distance from city centre

28 km (16 miles) south-west of central Istanbul.

Airport parking

There is plenty of short- and long-stay parking at the 7,000-vehicle multi-level car park as well as an open-air park in front of the terminals. There are pedestrian walkways to the international and domestic terminals. Parking costs TL9.50 for 1-3 hours, TL203 for seven days. A 24-hour valet service is available in front of the terminal building.

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Airport transfer

Amsterdam -Schiphol

Paris -Charles de Gaulle


KLM operates out of the International terminal, with flights bound for Dutch destinations. Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol to connect with long-haul and pan-European flights.

These are useful guidelines only - always check in advance to find out which terminal your flight departs from. 

Transport between terminals

Passenger walkways, some moving, link the two terminals (allow around 10 minutes for transfer).

International Terminal

All Istanbul's international flights operate from this terminal.

Domestic Terminal

All domestic flights go from here.

Number of terminals


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