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Ataturk Airport (IST)

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Ataturk Airport (IST)
Address34149 Yeşilköy, Istanbul, Turkey
Telephone(0212) 463 3000
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +2 (Please note: daylight savings time may apply between certain dates - please check local sources)
LocationIstanbul Atatürk International Airport is located 28km (17 miles) west of Istanbul.
Airport codeIST
Country dialling code90
Transfer between terminalsA walkway with escalators and travelators connects the two terminals.
Driving directionsFrom central Istanbul, take the E-5 or O-1/O-2 motorways to Istanbul Atatürk International Airport; which is well signposted.
Car rentalCar hire companies at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport include: Airport VIP, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt and Thrifty, as well as a number of local operators. Counters are located in the arrivals area of the International Terminal, just after the baggage reclaim area.
Public transport and taxisBus: Havas (tel: 0212 465 4700 or 1615; www.havas.net/en) airport buses run to central Istanbul (Taksim Square) and to the bus terminal on demand (journey time: 40 minutes; fare: YTL10). Services also operate to KozyataÄi and Bakirköy.
Taxi: (tel: 0212 465 5236; www.havalimanitaksi.com) or dolmuÅ (shared taxis) are available outside the terminals.
Metro: the light rail metro system line M1 connects Istanbul Atatürk International Airport to Esenler metro and coach station.
Car parkingThere is a car park located at each terminal; with space for 7,200 cars at the International Terminal in a multi-storey car park. A valet service is available (tel: 0212 465 4433).
Information and help desksInformation desks (tel: 0212 463 3000) are located in both terminals. Staff can provide information on airport facilities, hotels and tourist attractions in Istanbul.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: there are banks, ATMs and bureaux de change. Post offices are located in both the International and the Domestic terminals.
Eating and drinking:
there are 24-hour restaurants, snack bars, cafés, fast-food and bars.
there is 24-hour shopping at the airport, including an authentic Bazaar and duty-free shopping in the International Terminal.
there is a lost property office in the International Terminal. A 24-hour left-luggage facility and a porter service are also available.
Other facilities:
these include first aid, a 24-hour pharmacy, baby-care rooms and a childrens' play room.
Conference and business facilitiesThere is a conference centre (tel: 0212 465 3442) with facilities for up to 200 delegates in the International Terminal. There are also three conference halls available: the Tepe Conference Hall, seating 70; the Akfen Conference Hall, seating 200; and the F Ergokmen Hall, for 50 delegates. There are five CIP lounges in the International Terminal, offering internet, fax and photocopying facilities; some of these are open 24 hours a day. Some airlines also provide business lounges. The Millennium Lounge serves business-class passengers of other airlines. Business and conference facilities are also available at the on-site International Airport Hotel (tel: 0212 465 4030; www.airporthotelistanbul.com), and the nearby Radisson Blu Conference & Airport Hotel (tel: 0212 411 3838; www.radissonblu.com/hotel-istanbulairport).
Disabled facilitiesIstanbul Atatürk International Airport has lifts and numerous wheelchair-accessible toilets. Disabled passengers requiring assistance with boarding aircraft are advised to contact their airline in advance. Wheelchairs are available at the airport, but passengers should make advance arrangements with their airline. A bridge taxi is available after passport control on the Departures floor, for those who need to get to distant gates (tel: 0212 663 2550). There are car parking spaces reserved for disabled passengers.
Airport hotelsThere is one hotel at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, while a number of hotels are located in the near vicinity. Hourly accommodation is also available airside. Our Istanbul Atatürk International Airport guide includes the following accommodation options:

Istanbul International Airport Hotel
The Istanbul International Airport Hotel is linked to the terminals at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport and boasts 85 rooms, a gym, conference rooms and a business centre.
Yeşilköy 34831
International Terminal 1
Tel: 0212 465 4030
Web: www.airporthotelistanbul.com

Radisson Blu Conference and Airport Hotel
Radisson Blu Conference and Airport Hotel is located near Atatürk International Airport and offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminals. Facilities include a Turkish hammam and a business centre. On-site dining is available in the Olivos Restaurant.
Sefakoy Kavsagi K. Cekmece 34295
E-5 Karayolu 20
Tel: 0212 411 3838
Web: www.radissonblu.com/hotel-istanbulairport

Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel
Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel is located less than 3km (2 miles) from Istanbul Atatürk International Airport. Facilities include a fitness centre, business centre and spa. A free shuttle service connects to the airport.
Sahilyolu Cad 2 Yesilyurt
34149 Istanbul
Tel: 0212 414 1800
Web: www.marriott.com

Airport Inn Hotel
Airport Inn Hotel is located close to Atatürk International Airport and Istanbul's World Trade Centre. The 19-room hotel has its own restaurant and offers a free shuttle bus service to the terminals.
Rıhtım Cad. 21
Yeşilköy Marina
Tel: 0212 663 7859
Web: www.airportinnhotel.com

Çinar Hotel
Çinar Hotel is located five minutes from Istanbul Atatürk International Airport and 20 minutes from central Istanbul. The hotel has meeting and conference facilities, a swimming pool, bars and restaurants.
Fener Mevkii 34149 Yeşilk ö y
Tel: 0212 663 2900
Web: www.cinarhotel.com.tr  

Holiday Inn Istanbul Airport Hotel
The Holiday Inn Istanbul Airport Hotel is just seven minutes from Atatürk International Airport, and the hotel operates a free shuttle service to and from the terminals. Hotel facilities include a restaurant and bar, conference rooms and a spa.
Bağcılar 34217
Mahmutbey Mah Taşocağı Yolu Cad 35
Tel: 0212 604 1500
Web: www.hiistanbulairport.com
Full airport name(Istanbul) Atatürk International Airport
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