Fast Ferry Terminal is
an important transport hub. If
you're coming from the
of Marmara Asian shore suburbs
of Kadıköy or Bostancı,
ferry from Bostancı), or
of Marmara shore cities of Yalova,
Bursa or Bandırma (for
to İzmir), your fast car
ferry or fast passenger ferry may
arrive at Yenikapı.
By Havataş Airport Bus
airport buses await
the arrival of every ferry coming to
Yenikapı, then whiz you out to Atatürk
Airport for TL5.
Check with Havataş about trips in
the opposite direction, from Atatürk
Airport to Yenikapı.
(Be sure to look
for Havataş and
Trains on the M1 Yenikapı-Aksaray-Atatürk Airport line can take you from the airport directly to the Yenikapı Metro and Marmaray station, but the short walk from this station to the Yenikapı
Fast Ferry Terminal is neither easy nor safe. You have to cross a very busy boulevard on which car drivers will not stop for you...or worse. A shuttle bus operates between the Metro/Marmaray station and the ferry terminal every 30 minutes, making this the weak link in an otherwise efficient transport route.
IETT express city bus 96T,
Airport and travels along the shore
of the Sea
of Marmara stopping at the Yenikapı
Ferry Terminal, Aksaray Square and Taksim Square.
This is among the most inexpensive
ways to go, but also the slowest.
transfer service can
easily move you and your luggage between
Atatürk Airport and Yenikapı, and if
you have three or more people, or more
than two or three suitcases, this is
a value-for-money service you'll
want to use. More...
A taxi can
take you from the airport to Yenikapı,
but if you're two travelers
with a goodly amount of luggage, or
three travelers with a normal amount
of luggage, you may need two taxis,
which means twice the price, and perhaps
twice the headaches, which
is when a private
transfer service begins to look great. More...
—by Tom Brosnahan