Airport codes Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code

IST

World Area Code

679

Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

40°53'54"N / 29°18'33"E

Decimal

40.89860, 29.30920

Altitude

312ft / 95.10m

Magnetic variation

4.175 degrees

About Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) is located in the municipality of Istanbul in Turkey, Asia. It's one of the bigger airports in Turkey based in the region İstanbul Province. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

Runway information

SAW has one lighted 9,843 ft long runway.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
06-24 9,843 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes

Geographic data

Municipality

Istanbul

Country

Turkey

Continent

Asia

Other airports in Istanbul

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
LTBA IST Istanbul Ataturk Airport Large airport Istanbul
LTFM IST İstanbul New Airport Large airport Istanbul

Airline tickets

Find cheap flight tickets to or from SAW

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Find your way around Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

How to get to Istanbul

There are several ways to get from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport to Istanbul and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Train, Bus, Taxi and Shuttle.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Istanbul. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Istanbul is by Bus via Mercidiyekoy (1 hour and 50 minutes, TRY 2 - TRY 6). If you prefer to get to your destination as quickly as possible, the fastest way to get into the city is by Shuttle (31 minutes, TRY 201).

Train

Transport type
Distance
33.85 km
Duration
1 hour and 19 minutes
Price
TRY 9 - TRY 12

Bus

Transport type
Distance
40.39 km
Duration
1 hour and 45 minutes
Price
TRY 2 - TRY 6

Bus via Mercidiyekoy

Transport type
Distance
40.89 km
Duration
1 hour and 50 minutes
Price
TRY 2 - TRY 6

Shuttle

Transport type
Distance
43.34 km
Duration
32 minutes
Price

Shuttle via Istanbul Taksim Square

Transport type
Distance
52.74 km
Duration
1 hour and 30 minutes
Price
TRY 14 - TRY 20

Shuttle

Transport type
Distance
43.17 km
Duration
31 minutes
Price
TRY 201

More transportation options

Transportation services

Organization Transport type Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train
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+90 444 8 233
İETT
Bus
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+90 212 372 22 22
Istanbul Ulasim
Train
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+90 212 568 99 70
Şehir Hatları
Ferry
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0212313800010
Jayride
Shuttle
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HavaBus
Shuttle
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444 26 56
Holiday Taxis
Shuttle
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+44 1273 828200
Merkez Taxi
Taxi
+90 216 398 16 63
Emsey Son Durak Taksi
Taxi
+90 538 642 77 83

Taxi Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at SAW

Find a cheap rental car at Sabiha Gökçen International Airport to make the most out of your trip to Turkey. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at SAW lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Turkey quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Airport car parking at Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Park your car at SAW

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Sabiha Gökçen International Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at SAW can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
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Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near SAW is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by Sabiha Gökçen International Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in Istanbul

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Things to do in Turkey?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Turkey? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Istanbul. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Luggage

Store your bags in Istanbul

Do you want to visit Istanbul and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Turkey and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at SAW?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Turkey

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Turkey because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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SAW giftshop

Customized SAW gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

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