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Istanbul Airport transfers (IST)

Airport transfer

English-speaking drivers

We have professional, English-speaking drivers available across the world.

Flight tracking

If you enter your flight number, we can track your flight and adjust the pickup time accordingly.

Free waiting time

Your driver will wait for up to 60 minutes for free depending on the booking class.

Fixed prices

For all rides booked in advance, the price you pay is fixed from the moment you book.

Private airport transfers in Istanbul

Booking an airport transfer in Istanbul, Turkey with SIXT ride means that you're covered throughout the entirety of this enormous city. Our service is available for passengers arriving at and departing from Istanbul Airport (IST) - which took over from Istanbuk Atatürk Airport in 2019 - but also Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW). Choosing our airport shuttle service allows you to relax before or after your flight and makes for an easy transfer to and from the airport. SIXT's luxury vehicles in Istanbul are both stylish and comfortable and are driven by professional chauffeurs whom you'll find waiting for you at arrivals, holding a sign with your name on it. There are several classes for you to choose from to get the best vehicle type to suit your needs, tastes and budget. Our vehicles include BMWs and Audis and if you're travelling to Istanbul as part of a group, we can also provide a minibus. If you provide your flight number when you book with us, we can be made aware of any delays to your flight. There's no extra charge for this service. Your driver will also help with your luggage and take you to your airport shuttle vehicle if necessary. All you need to do is sit back and enjoy your onward journey with peace of mind.

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Why choose our transfer service at Istanbul Airport?

Whether you're in Istanbul for business, a holiday or a weekend break, our airport transfer service gives you the high-quality service that you expect and deserve. Our chauffeurs are Istanbul locals and knowledgeable about the intricacies of driving around in this wonderful, continent-straddling city and they can take you straight to your hotel, to the city centre or wherever it is that you need to be quickly and easily, whilst also providing a source of knowledge about Istanbul and Turkey. Our transfer service combines a premium quality with competitive prices. Charged at a fixed rate, there are no nasty surprises and unexpected problems with traffic congestion or bad weather affecting how much you pay. The quality of our vehicles is another key reason that many choose our professional transfer service. After all, getting off a plane and into a Mercedes-Benz or a Jaguar is a great way to make the transfer. Book your transfer at Istanbul Airport with SIXT ride and let us take the hassle out of your transportation in Istanbul.


Where will my driver pick me up?

For pickups at Istanbul Airport (IST) your driver will be waiting for you once you exit baggage claim and customs. While Istanbul Airport currently only has one terminal, is is still advised to enter your flight number when your book your ride so that your driver will know exactly where to pick you up.

If you are flying out of Istanbul and need a transfer to the airport, your driver will wait for you outside your chosen address in Istanbul or inside your hotel lobby.

What if my flight into Istanbul is delayed?

Again, as long as you enter your flight number when you book your transfer from the airport, your driver will be able to track your actual arrival time. This means that if your flight into Istanbul Airport is delayed for whatever reason, then your pickup time will simply be adjusted and your driver will be there to pick you up when you actually arrive.

What should I do if I am late in meeting my driver?

You don’t need to worry if you take longer to reach your driver than expected. Each transfer from the airport in Istanbul comes with up to 60 minutes free waiting time - the amount of waiting time depends on the vehicle class you choose. During the booking process, you are also able to select how long after landing you will be picked up to give yourself some additional time, if you think this might be necessary.

Your choice of car classes

Economy Light

  • Up to 3 passengers
  • 2 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. Toyota Corolla, VW Golf
economy light


  • Up to 3 passengers
  • 2 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. VW Passat, Mercedes-Benz C-Class
standard class

First Class

  • Up to 3 passengers
  • 2 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series
first class

Business SUV

  • Up to 6 passengers
  • 4 pieces of baggage
  • e.g. Mercedes-Benz V-Class
business van

Our top cities worldwide

Our airport transfer service is available in hundreds of cities all around the world. Below you can find links to just some of the places where you can book a ride to or from the airport with SIXT.

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