Istanbul airport information

Istanbul Airport (IST) is the largest airport in Turkiye. You can fly to 300 destinations with 88 airlines in scheduled passenger traffic.

Istanbul Airport facts
The flag of TurkiyeIstanbul, Turkiye
Known as
Istanbul Airport
İstanbul Havalimanı

Current IST flights delays

Flight delay status based on 66 observations out of 66 flights between Feb 20 21:02 and Feb 21 00:02 (UTC).

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Airlines at airport

From IST, you can choose from 88 different airlines to 300 different destinations

Turkish Airlines logotype
Red Wings logotype
SCAT Airlines logotype
Uzbekistan Airways logotype
Iraqi Airways logotype
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Istanbul Airport car rental

If you are in need of a rental car, there are several options at IST.

Airport transfer and taxi

If you are arriving at Istanbul Airport and want to go to the city, you have several options. You can take a bus, a taxi, or a rental car. The bus is the cheapest and most convenient option, as it runs frequently. The taxi is more expensive and may take longer depending on the traffic. The rental car gives you more flexibility, but you have to pay for parking and fuel.

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The graph above shows the number of departing passenger seats (with passengers or not) for the next 24 hours. This will give you a hint on how many people to expect at the terminal including check-in and security. Updated 01:19.
This graph shows the number of arriving passenger seats (with passengers or not) for the next 24 hours. With this information you may predict how many people will be arriving at the border check or taxi line for example. Updated 01:19.
Istanbul Airport airport hotels

If you are in need of a good night sleep, before or after you flight, we can help you decide where to stay. Within a distance of 3km we found hotels like YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport, Duty free - International Transit area , YOTEL Istanbul Airport, City Entrance

Things to do in Istanbul

Whether you're just passing through or staying in Istanbul, you'll find plenty of fun activities to do after landing at Istanbul Airport.

  • Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour
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  • Taste of Two Continents Food Tour
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  • Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht
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  • Bosphorus Yacht Cruise with Stopover on the Asian Side - (Morning or Afternoon)
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  • Istanbul Sunset Cruise - Luxurious Yacht Cruise with Live Guide on the Bosphorus
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