Ataturk Airport (IST)

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Ataturk Airport (IST)
Address34149 Yeşilköy, Yeşilköy, Istanbul, 34149, Turkey
Telephone(0)212 463 3000
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT Eastern European Time: GMT/UTC +2 (GMT/UTC +3 from March 31 to October 26, 2014)
MapIstanbul Atatürk International Airport
LocationIstanbul Atatürk International Airport is located 28 km (17 miles) west of Istanbul.
Airport codeIST
Transfer between terminalsA walkway with escalators and travelators connects the two terminals.
Driving directionsFrom central Istanbul, take the E-5 (D100), O-1/O-3, or O-2 motorway westbound to Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, which is well signed.
Car rentalCar rental 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 both terminals, just after the baggage claim area.
Public transport and taxisBus: Buses are available from the airport to the city center. For further information, visit the IETT website ( Travel time to the city center is 40–50 minutes; fares start at TL2.40.
Taxi: Taxis (tel: 533 252 0036; and dolmuş (shared taxis) are available outside the terminals. The price for inner-city destinations is around TL40 and the travel time is about 30 minutes
Metro: The Metro (tel: 212 444 0088; system line M1 connects Istanbul Atatürk International Airport to various city center and suburban destinations. Fares range from TL1–3, depending on destination.
Car parkingThere is a parking facility opposite each terminal, including a 7,200-space multistory garage at the International Terminal. A valet parking service is available (tel: 0212 463 3000 ext. 2596 or 2597).
Information and help desksInformation desks (tel: 0212 444 9828) are located in both terminals. Staff can provide information on airport facilities, hotels, and tourist attractions in Istanbul.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: There are several banks with bureau de change facilities in the terminals, as well as numerous ATMs.
Communications: Post offices are located in both the international and domestic terminals. Free Wi-Fi Internet access is available at lounges in the arrival and departure areas of both terminals. Paid Internet access is also available at designated points throughout the terminals.
Food: There is a choice of bars, snack bars, cafés, fast-food outlets, and restaurants at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, some of which are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping: Twenty-four-hour shopping is available at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, including an authentic bazaar and duty-free shopping in the International Terminal.
Luggage: For lost and found items, contact the lost property office desks (tel: 0212 463 3000 ext. 1256, 6506 or 7622) in the baggage claim areas. Left-luggage facilities are available in the arrivals area of both terminals for those wishing to store items. A porter service operates 24 hours a day.
Other facilities: Other facilities at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport include a 24-hour pharmacy and first aid clinic, baby care rooms, a children's play room, and hairdressers. There are also six mosques within the airport, all open 24 hours a day, and a travel agency service.
Conference and business facilitiesThere is a conference center (tel: 0212 444 9828) with two conference halls seating up to 100 and 50 attendees. There are a number of 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, while the Millennium Lounge serves business-class passengers of various airlines. Business and conference facilities are also available at the on-site TAV Airport Hotel (tel: 0212 465 4030;, and the nearby Radisson Blu Conference & Airport Hotel (tel: 0212 411 3838;
Disabled facilitiesIstanbul Atatürk International Airport has elevators, numerous wheelchair-accessible toilets, and reserved parking spaces for disabled travelers. 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 assistance getting to distant gates (tel: 0212 663 2550).
Airport hotelsThere is one hotel at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport; a number of hotels are located in the vicinity. Hourly accommodation is also available airside.

Holiday Inn Istanbul Airport Hotel
Boasting a spa, conference space, and a restaurant, the 330-room Holiday Inn is just 7 minutes from Atatürk International Airport via its free shuttle service, which also operates to and from the city center.
Bağcılar, Mahmutbey Mah Taşocağı Yolu Cad 35
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 0212 604 1500.

Çinar Hotel
Just 5 minutes from Istanbul Atatürk International Airport and 20 minutes from central Istanbul, Çinar Hotel has meeting and conference facilities, a swimming pool, and bars and restaurants, one of which overlooks the sea.
Fener Mevkii Yeşilköy
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 0212 663 2900.

Airport Inn Hotel
The 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 complimentary parking and a free shuttle bus service to the terminals.
Rıhtım Cad. 21, Yeşilköy Marina
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 0212 663 7859.

Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel
Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel is located less than 3 km (2 miles) from Istanbul Atatürk International Airport. Facilities here include a fitness center, business center, and spa. A free shuttle service links to the terminals.
Sahilyolu Cad 2 Yesilyurt
34149 Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 0212 414 1800.

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/from the terminals. Facilities include a Turkish hammam and a business center. On-site dining is available in the Olivos Restaurant, which serves Turkish and international cuisine.
Sefakoy Kavsagi K. Cekmece, E-5 Karayolu 20
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 0212 411 3838.

TAV Airport Hotel
The TAV Airport Hotel, which is directly linked to the terminals at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, boasts 85 rooms, a gym, conference rooms, and a business center.
Yeşilköy, International Terminal 1
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 0212 465 4030.
Full airport nameIstanbul Atatürk International Airport
State or provinceTurkey
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