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FROM ATATURK AIRPORT (IST) TO ANTIQUE HOSTEL


PRIVATE SERVICE (30 minutes around)
Antique Hostel provides 7/24 pick up service for you from Atatürk Airport (IST) to the hostel (30 euro - 18 km) one way. Price is per service, not per person. Please inform us about your flight number, airport name and arrival time in advance on online booking form or via e-mail. (Pick up service prices are for maximum 4 people, we organize private minibus service for bigger groups and is double price)

Taxi (40 minutes around)

There is Airport Taxi Station in front of the exit. There is counter in taxi and counts around 40TL if there is no traffic. If it waits in traffic then it will count more.

METRO & TRAM (1 hour around)

You can travel from Istanbul's Atatürk Airport to Sultanahmet, completely by Metro & tram in about 1 hour for 4TL. (all day crowded) You arrive in the International Arrivals terminal, purchase your visa, pass through Immigration (passport) and Customs control. Exit the secure Customs area, turn right and walk to the end of the terminal watching for signs to the Metro. Stop along the way to get some Turkish Liras from currency exchange offices or cash machines (ATMs) in the Arrivals hall. You'll need some Turkish liras to buy your Metro and tram coins, or to pay for a taxi. Go down the escalator, through the sliding glass doors, turn right and follow the Hafif Metro/Light rail system signs along the broad underground concourse to the Havalimanı (Airport) Metro station on the left at the end. This concourse beneath the parking garage connects the Domestic and International terminals. Buy two Metro tokens (jeton) at the booth, the price is 2TL each. You'll need two tokens to travel from Atatürk Airport to Sultanahmet. Pass through the turnstile, descend the escalator (or elevator) and board a Metro train for Aksaray, The Havalimanı (Airport) station is the end of this Metro line, so you can board any train—they all go to Aksaray. You can't get the wrong train. Get out at Zeytinburnu, the 6th stop. Exit the Metro train and purchase an Istanbulkart transit pass for all kind of public transportation (if your stay is more than 2 nights), or use another token to enter the tram turnstiles on the same platform. Look for trams marked Eminönü or Kabataş (not Bağcılar) Board the tram to Eminönü and/or Kabataş. Ride the tram eastbound to Sultanahmet, the 16th stop (the recorded station-stop announcement says” Blue Mosque/Sultanahmet” and get out. You'll be on Divan Yolu street at the northeastern end of the Hippodrome with the Blue Mosque clearly in view. Follow the tram line down (passing several restaurants on the left and the Information Office on the right) to the Intersection and traffic lights; cross over to the right and enter the courtyard between St. Sophia on your left and the Blue Mosque a little further on your right.Go all the way through the courtyard and turn to your right at the end. Take the first left at the taxi stop and follow the street all the way down passing the Four Seasons Hotel on the left ...walk down and then end of the street turn right you will see on the left Antique Hostel & Guesthouse sign. (RED establishment)

Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.

Antique Hostel Istanbul
Cankurtaran Mah., Kutlugün Sokak, No:51 34122 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Telephone 1:+90 (212) 638 16 37  Telephone 2:+90 (212) 517 65 72
E-mail: info@antiquehostel.com , antiquehostel@hotmail.com