• Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport by Taxi : Fares and Tips

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

Last Update : Sunday, March 31, 2019

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The International Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) has been opened to commercial flights on January 2001. The name of this airport is coming from the name of the first Turkish Woman pilot, Sabiha Gokcen. Sabiha Gokcen Airport is the only airport at the Anatolian side of Istanbul. Where exactly is Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport located? Sabiha Gokcen airport is located in Pendik, Istanbul. When Sabiha Gokcen Airport was built, Pendik was nearly on the eastern border of Istanbul. Today, however, Pendik (and therefore Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport) is in the middle of the city; many residential and industrial zones have been built near there. Therefore, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport can now be considered as an inner city airport. In fact, it is claimed that it is not preferred by some International Airlines because of the high buildings around it. Currently, Pegasus Airlines, Turkey's second-largest airline company, operates majority of its flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Also Turkish Airlines and AnadoluJet operates some domestic and international flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport. In addition, many international airlines like Qatar Airways and Emirates prefer Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport for some flights.

So how to get to Sabiha Gokcen Airport? Sabiha Gokcen Airport is only accessible by road currently. There is no metro to Sabiha Gokcen Airport. So, how can you get to Sabiha Gokcen Airport by taxi, what about taxi prices to Sabiha Gokcen Airport? For 2019, minimum taxi prices from the main points of the city to the new Sabiha Gokcen Airport (and vice versa) are as follows.
27 Aug 2019 Update
The high inflation rate in Turkey affected the taxi fares. The previous price increase in Istanbul taxi prices was made in 2017. As a result of the meeting held on August 27, 2019 at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Coordination Center (UKOME), it was announced that taxi fares in Istanbul was increased by 25 percent on average. The new tariff is effective from Monday 2 September 2019.

Taxi Fares to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport 2019

Kadikoy to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price17.2 € / 19.1 $ / 110 TL
Atasehir to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price14.1 € / 15.6 $ / 90 TL
Bakirkoy to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price32.9 € / 36.5 $ / 210 TL
Taksim to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price22.7 € / 25.2 $ / 145 TL
Sariyer to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price34.4 € / 38.2 $ / 220 TL
Buyukcekmece to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price39.1 € / 43.4 $ / 250 TL
Beylikduzu(TUYAP) to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price43.8 € / 48.7 $ / 280 TL
Sultanahmet (Topkapi Palace) to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price25.8 € / 28.7 $ / 165 TL
Eminonu to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price25.0 € / 27.8 $ / 160 TL
Uskudar to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price18.0 € / 20.0 $ / 115 TL
Istanbul New Airport to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price42.3 € / 46.9 $ / 270 TL
Gebze to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price14.1 € / 15.6 $ / 90 TL
Cayirova to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price13.3 € / 14.7 $ / 85 TL
Sekerpinar to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price10.1 € / 11.3 $ / 65 TL
Izmit to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price34.4 € / 38.2 $ / 220 TL
Golcuk to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price47.0 € / 52.1 $ / 300 TL
Bursa to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price54.8 € / 60.8 $ / 350 TL
Maltepe to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price14.1 € / 15.6 $ / 90 TL
Sisli to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price20.3 € / 22.6 $ / 130 TL
Maslak to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price22.7 € / 25.2 $ / 145 TL
Besiktas to / from Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxi price20.3 € / 22.6 $ / 130 TL

*Note that depending on the duration of heavy traffic and the route to be used, these prices may double up. The prices listed above are the fees that will be faced in the shortest way to Sabiha Gokcen Airport at an hour when the roads are empty. You can see a typical rush hour traffic map of Istanbul below.
Istanbul Traffic
Istanbul Rush Hour Traffic Map
If you want to know how much it costs from one point to another with taxi in Istanbul, you can find our app by the link below:
ISTANBUL TAXI FARE CALCULATOR.
Unfortunately, taking a taxi in Turkey may not result always very nice. Although there are many good drivers, there are a lot of drivers trying to get more money by deceiving you. Please click here for our article 'Is it safe to take taxi in Turkey' which contains suggestions for taking a taxi in Turkey without going through a taxi scam.
What about alternative ways to reach Sabiha Gokcen Airport?

Airport Transfer to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

There are dozens of companies providing transfer services to Sabiha Gokcen Airport since it is only accessible by road. The airport transfer service will provide you with a cheaper and luxurious journey if you are 4 people or more. Also for some routes, it is cheaper than taxi no matter how many people you are.
Which airport transfer company you will prefer? If you prefer Airport transfer service to reach Sabiha Gokcen Airport, see our 'Istanbul Airport Transfer Companies: Safety Tips and Selection Guide' article for more information. Welcome Pickups, 'Uber' of the airport transfer service, which serves in 44 different countries of the world, serves in Istanbul. You can check prices by clicking here to reach the Welcome Pickups website.

Uber to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

What about Uber to Sabiha Gokcen Airport? Uber is not available in Istanbul anymore, you can check our article Is Uber available in Turkey? for updated information before your flight.

Public Transportation to Sabiha Gokcen Airport

What about public transportation to Sabiha Gokcen Airport? There is no subway to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, so transportation to Sabiha Gokcen Airport by public transportation is only provided by buses. You can find detailed information and timetables of Sabiha Gokcen Airport buses in our article Sabiha Gokcen Airport by bus.

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