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Getting from Atatürk International Airport (IST) to Istanbul Cruise Terminal

Istanbul Airport to Istanbul Cruise Port There are multiple options to get from the Istanbul Airport to the Istanbul cruise ship terminal. They include private shuttle bus, private town car, taxi and car rental. Below are the costs of the various modes of transportation between Istanbul cruise ship terminal and the Atatürk International Airport (IST), and, some helpful advice for your consideration about each option. Check out all the transportation options -- you might be surprised about which mode of transport between the Istanbul Cruise Ship Terminal and Istanbul Airport is the best value.

Taking a Taxi Cab between Istanbul Cruise Ship Terminal and Atatürk International Airport (IST)

Taking a taxi cab between the Atatürk International Airport (IST) and Istanbul cruise ship terminal should run about $20-$30 for a 1-way trip.

Taking the Cruise Line transfer between Istanbul Cruise Ship Terminal and Atatürk International Airport (IST)

On average, cruise line transfers between the Istanbul Airport and Istanbul cruise ship terminal are approximately $60 per person, each way. A benefit of cruise line transfers is that they watch your flight for delays. Within reason, they may delay the departure of the ship if your flight is late.

Taking a Shared Private Shuttle between Istanbul Cruise Ship Terminal and Atatürk International Airport (IST)

Generally, shared private shuttles between between the Istanbul Airport and Istanbul cruise ship terminal are only economical (versus the cruise-line provided transportation) if you have a larger group. Shuttles are approximately $30-$35 USD for up to four people and approximately $45-$50 USD for 5-7 passengers.

Taking a Rental Car between Istanbul Cruise Ship Terminal and Atatürk International Airport (IST)

The city of Istanbul is 17 miles east of the Atatürk International Airport. You can rent a car at the Airport for as little as $50 USD however it is not recommended that you drive these congested motorways if you're not familiar with them. If you do make the decision to rent a car and drive yourself, take either the E-5 or O-1/O-2 motorways to the city of Istanbul and the Istanbul cruise port is accessible from there.


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Istanbul Cruise Planning Resources

We have assembled a helpful Istanbul Cruise Guide to help you save time and money when planning your cruise from Istanbul. Click on one of the articles below to find the answers you are looking for.

 

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Money Saving Advice when Buying a Cruise from Istanbul

  • Best advice we can give: the earlier you book, the better. Prices for early bookers tend to be lower, and, the best cabins out of Istanbul may sell out early. 
  • High season for cruises from Istanbul is "whenever the kids" are out of school. Christmas, Spring Break, Thanksgiving and Summer are when the prices tend to be highest. Lower prices prevail in September (when kids go back to school), right after Thanksgiving, and in January thru February when the kids return to school.  
  • We show all discounts. Rest assured, when you search for cruises on our site, we will ask questions that will qualify you for the best available rate – are you over 55, active or retired military, past passenger, where you live all to help search out any promotional rates for which you may be eligible.