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Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST)

Whether you’re heading from Atatürk Airport to Istanbul or from the city to Atatürk Airport, count on Uber to get you there.

Yeşilköy, 34149 Bakırköy/Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212-463-30-00

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Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Wifi at Atatürk

Free wifi is available throughout Atatürk Airport for 2 hours. You will need a mobile phone number capable of receiving texts in Turkey to access it, or you can use the airport’s paid wifi service.

Istanbul Atatürk Airport parking

Istanbul Atatürk Airport offers multiple parking choices, covering both quick dropoffs and long-term parking. After parking, transfer to Istanbul Atatürk with the airport shuttle.

Luggage storage at Atatürk

There are left luggage offices in both the International Terminal and the Domestic Terminal, allowing travelers who have a long layover to safely secure their bags and take a trip into Istanbul.

Uber is available at Atatürk Airport, so you can enjoy a comfortable and convenient trip to wherever you need to go.

To find your pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.

Even if a trip is not very long, Uber rates to and from Atatürk Airport may still be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator for approximate trip prices.

Pickup timing can vary based on the time of day, how many drivers are on the road, and more.

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Uber is ideal for travelers arriving at or departing from Istanbul Atatürk Airport. The biggest airport in Turkey in terms of total number of passengers, Istanbul Atatürk is the airport with the 2nd-highest number of nonstop destinations in the world. Driving from Istanbul city center to Atatürk Airport takes around 40 minutes, making this airport a great choice for anyone flying in or out of Istanbul. For travelers who don’t have a car, it’s easy to access Atatürk International Airport by subway, bus, coach, or Uber.

Istanbul Atatürk terminals

Atatürk Airport has 2 passenger terminals: the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal. As you would expect, the Domestic Terminal caters to flights within Turkey, while the International Terminal handles international and intercontinental flights. The 2 terminals are connected, making domestic transfers within Atatürk International Airport relatively straightforward when compared with some other airports of its size. Wifi is available in both terminals, and you can find mobile charging stations scattered across the airport as well.

Domestic Terminal

  • Turkish Airlines
  • Primeclass Lounge

International Terminal

  • Air France
  • Emirates
  • Other intercontinental and international flights
  • HSBC Premier Lounge

Dining at Istanbul Atatürk

From fresh, traditional Turkish fare to fast-food options, there are lots of different restaurants to explore at Atatürk Airport. Whether you’d rather enjoy buffet-style dining or a quick meal, a wealth of options are available, with something to suit just about any palate.

Getting around Istanbul Atatürk

The Domestic and International terminals are very close together, so you can quickly transfer between them by foot, sped up by travelators, of course—perfect for when you’re in a hurry.

Things to do at Atatürk

Atatürk Airport’s main entertainment is its excellent shopping areas, from a large duty-free store to the Old Bazaar, where you can find authentic Turkish items like spices, glassware, and jewelry. The duty-free shops at Atatürk Airport are the ideal place to pick up a souvenir for your friends and family, with an enormous selection of alcohol, cosmetics, perfumes, and confectionary products available to purchase. Other activities include spa and massage facilities—perfect for relaxing before a flight—while some premier lounges offer shower facilities as well.

Hotels near Atatürk Airport

There is one hotel within Atatürk International Airport and numerous others in the hotel’s immediate vicinity, ideal for people who arrive at the airport in the early-morning hours. The usual range of business facilities, meeting rooms, restaurants, and gyms can be found in these hotels, but it’s best to double-check a hotel’s website to make sure it has everything you require.

Points of interest near Atatürk

There are several historic points of interest near Atatürk, as you’d expect from an airport in Istanbul, including:

  • The Blue Mosque
  • Galata Tower
  • Grand Bazaar
  • The Hagia Sophia
  • Topkapi Palace

Find more information about Istanbul Atatürk Airport here.