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TRANSPORTATIONS OPTIONS

Transportations Options

Istanbul offers you a variety of transfer options – you can either use the taxis at the airport or at he city center or the public buses by 11.00pm at night. Let us arrange your arrival and departure transfers at the airport and the port. You can use the taxi service or choose from our vehicles with private chauffeur to be arranged for you by our department. The price of private vehicles varies depending on the number of passengers, luggage, time and destination. Our consultancy department will be glad to help you out with the transfer details.

Parking Details:Valet Service (daily 20 TL)

Note:Estimated prices, fees and programs are not guaranteed by the hotel.

ARRIVAL – AIRPORTS

Ataturk Airport(IST)

Travel Distance: Approx. 22km
Hotel arrival and departure options: Taxi
Price: Most of the taxis do not provide credit card machine and only Turkish Lira is accepted.

Prices are subject to change starting at 30 EUR.
Working hours: 24hours
Travel Time:30-90 Minutes

Havataş Airport Shuttle

Price:5 EUR
Working hours: 24hours
Travel Time:30-90 Minutes
Content: Airport Shuttle departs day & night from Ataturk International Airport running less frequently after 7.00pm.

It takes 45-60 minutes from Ataturk Airport to Taksim depending on the traffic.

Our hotel is located 10-15 minutes from Taksim central by taxi.

Private Car Service
Price: the prices vary depending on the number of passengers, time and vehicle type starting at 129.6 EUR (VAT included). Our range includes Mercedes, Range Rover ands Limousine models.

Working hours: 24hours

Travel Time:30-90 Minutes

Rezervation: info@imperialhotelsistanbul.com

Metro/Tram
Price:Approx. 2 EUR
Working hours: M1 and T1 lines from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. every day

Travel Time:75-100 Minutes

Content: Get on the M1 Airport-Aksaray line from Ataturk Airport. Get off at the sixth stop, Zeytinburnu and go down the metro train to transit to T1 Zeytinburnu-Kabataş line and look for the trams reading Yenikapı or Taksim on the other metro lane at he same platform. (Yenikapı and Osmanbey are two stops on the same line.) Take of at the Osmanbey stop. The hotel is 3 minutes far by taxi and 6-minute distance on foot.

Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Travel Distance: 43km

Hotel arrival and departure options:

Taxi
Price: Most of the taxis do not provide credit card machine and only Turkish Lira is accepted.

The prices are subject to change starting at 45 EUR.
Working hours: 24hours
Travel Time:30-90 Minutes

Havataş Airport Shuttle Bus
Price:7 EUR per person single way
Working hours: 24hours
Travel Time:30-90 Minutes
Content: Havaş Shuttle Bus departs everyday and night from SAW Airport with a per person price starting at 14 TL. It takes 60-90 minutes to Taksim depending on the traffic. Our hotel is located 10-15 minutes from Taksim.

Private Car Service
Price:The prices change depending on the number of passengers, time and vehicle type starting at 194.4 EUR.

VAT included, subject to change with the prices. Our range includes Mercedes, Range Rover ands Limousine models.
Working hours: 24hours
Travel Time:30-90 Minutes
Rezervation: info@imperialhotelsistanbul.com

WANDERING AROUND

Car Rental

Who needs a car? Our PTS (Prime To Serve / Misafir Hizmetleri )department can rent a car for you and share their tips for you to wander around on Istanbul streets.

Cab

You can find the cabs in the city center 24/7.

It is recommended for you to get on only the official cabs:light yellow ones with cab sign on top of them.

The cabstand number (sometimes company logo) should be on the front door and clearly readable. And most importantly, all the cabs should have digital meters.

Seaway

Price:Ferry 3 TL Tour Boat 15.00 TL
Hours: Ferry 06:00-20:30 Boat 24 hours

Context: Taking the boat is one of the best travel types in Istanbul. The Besiktas Port, from where the local ferries and motors leave, is at a five-minute walk distance from the Hotel.

From this port, you can travel to Uskudar and Kadikoy which are on the Asian Side and to Eminonu which is on the European Side. Eminonu is a great place to travel and get to know the old city.

You can also reach the boats which do the Bosphorus tours. For the Northern Bosphorus, you can go to Ortakoy with a 25-minute walk or a 5-10-minute cab ride. Here, you can get on the boats and enjoy the view of Beylerbeyi Palace, Arnavutkoy and Rumeli Fortress.

There are one-hour or three-hour tours. For the Southern Bosphorus, you can get on a cab or walk to the Eminonu Port. Here you can get on a boat andenjoy Topkapi and Dolmabahce Palaces.

Rail System

Price:2 TL Tramcar, City Bus, Metro, Funicular Tunnel Nostalgic Tramcar 1.50 TL

Hours: The Tramcar runs every 15 minutes between 06:00 and 00:00 every day.

Context: There are many contemporary tramcar lines in Istanbul. Transit passes can be used on all the tramcar lines, metro, ferry and bus.

The most commonly used tramcar line is the Zeytinburnu-Kabatas line and the Kabatas stop is at a 15-minute walking distance or a 5-minute cab ride from the hotel. Zeytinburnu-Kabatas tramcar passes from the old city, Halic, Sultanahmet and has a connection to the funicular system in Taksim.

The restored 19. Century tramcar passes through the Istiklal Street and connects Taksim Square to Galatasaray and the Tunnel.

For forther information: 90 212 366 6666

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