Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport

General information

The largest city in Turkey has an European and Asian side, in between meanders the Bosphorus Strait. Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport is located on the Asian side. The airport has one modern terminal and one runway, a second runway will be operational in 2019. Besides, from spring 2019 it will be possible to travel by metro from Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport to the district of Kadiköy.

Location

Where is Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport situated?

The airport is situated southeast of the city centre. The nearest motorway is the E80/O-4 (TEM highway), after the right exit it is just 4 kilometres to the airport.

How many terminals has Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport?

The airport has one large terminal for both domestic and international flights.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Turkey.

Airport Distance
Istanbul Atatürk Airport 43km
Istanbul New Airport 65km

Transportation

Car

The distance from Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport to the centre of Istanbul is 45 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 minutes to get to the centre of Istanbul.

From SAW Airport to Istanbul City centre by Car
45 km
1H

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Istanbul is about TRY 117.-. Book your taxi at Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SAW Airport to Istanbul City centre by Taxi
45 km
1H
TRY 117.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Pegasus Airlines (PC)
  • Turkish Airlines (TK)
  • Eurowings (EW)
  • AtlasGlobal (KK)
  • Qatar Airways (QR)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

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ISG Sabiha Gökçen Airport Hotel, Istanbul

This hotel offers modern rooms on the site of Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport. It provides a luggage transfer service, and guests can do online check-in to their flights at the hotel front desk.

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Miracle Istanbul Airport Hotel & Spa, Istanbul

Located in the Asian side of Istanbul, this modern hotel offers an outdoor pool, indoor pool, spa facilities, and free on-site parking. The rooms of Miracle Istanbul Airport Hotel & Spa include air conditioning, soundproofing and free WiFi.

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Nearport Hotel Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Istanbul

Situated in the Asian side of Istanbul, Nearport Hotel Sabiha Gokcen Airport is 2 km from Sabiha Gokcen Airport. The hotel has a spa centre and a Turkish bath where guests can relax after a busy day. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Hotels in Istanbul

Looking for the best hotels in Istanbul? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Barbera Hotel, Istanbul

Set behind Gulhane Park in Istanbul, Barbera Hotel features a restaurant, bar and free WiFi throughout the property.

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Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel, Istanbul

Centrally located in Sultanahmet, Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel is just a 2-minute walk from Sultanahmet Tram Stop.

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Peyk Hotel, Istanbul

Located in the heart of Historic Peninsula, Peyk Hotel is within a walking distance from many historic sites such as Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

Highlights of Istanbul: 1 or 2-Day Private Guided Tour

Discover the magic of Istanbul on a private 1 or 2-day walking tour. Enjoy a river cruise and guided tour of the city highlights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, and Istiklal Street.

Activity

Istanbul: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Entertainment

Cruise between 2 continents as you dine on Turkish meze on a 3-hour Bosphorus cruise of Istanbul. Marvel at monuments from the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, and enjoy a full program of entertainment, such as folk and belly dancing.

Tour & transport

Highlights of Istanbul: 1 or 2-Day Private Guided Tour

Discover the magic of Istanbul on a private 1 or 2-day walking tour. Enjoy a river cruise and guided tour of the city highlights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, and Istiklal Street.

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