still being built, but
the completed lines allow
you to travel easily and
inexpensively between Atatürk
Otogar (main bus
terminal), and the main
tourist and hotel areas at Sultanahmet
and Sirkeci. More...
Here's the central portion of the system, with a key to the most useful stations.
From left (west) to right (east) and top to bottom, here are notes on the most useful stations for visitors:
— Atatürk Airport (IST)
— Zeytinburnu - Metro & tram change
— Otogar - Main bus terminal
— Yenikapı - Sea of Marmara ferries
— Taksim Square - Hub of Beyoğlu
— Kabataş - Major ferry port
— Karaköy - Tram, Tünel, ferry port
— Eminönü & Sirkeci - Hotels & transport
— Sultanahmet - Blue Mosque & main sights
— Üsküdar & Kadıköy on the Bosphorus Asian shore
Here's my Istanbul Transport & Transfers Google Map showing all the most important transport stations in the city: airports, bus terminals, train stations, ferry ports, etc. More...
The official Metro Istanbul website is in Turkish only.) Click here for a detailed map of the entire system.
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