How many metro stations are there in Istanbul?
Istanbul’s metro has 6 lines, 82 stations and a route of more than 100 kilometers (62 miles). It has a direct connection to the airport and a standard trip ticket costs 5 Turkish liras (a little more than 1 euro). The Istanbulkart can be used to store money for your metro trips. The metro system runs 7 days a week.
Is there any metro in Istanbul?
The Istanbul Metro (Turkish: İstanbul metrosu) is a rapid transit railway network that serves the city of Istanbul, Turkey. It is operated by Metro Istanbul, a company (formerly known as İstanbul Ulaşım A. Ş. before 2016), a public enterprise, controlled by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
Is M7 Metro Istanbul Open?
M7 metro operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.
How do you use the metro in Istanbul?
In order to use all public transportation in Istanbul (boats, subways, buses, tramways, funiculars), you will need the magnetic card, Istanbul Kart. You can find it in the small kiosks near all metro stations, piers, and also bus stations. It costs 13 TL, you will then add credit.
How do I get from Istanbul airport to the city?
Taxis are by far the most comfortable and safe option to get from Istanbul New Airport (IST). It takes around 45 minutes to 1 hour to reach the city centre, traffic dependant. Moreover, taxis are easily recognisable as they are either black “E” type, blue “D” type or orange “C” type taxis.
How is public transport in Istanbul?
Istanbul has an extensive and developed public transportation network, making it easy to discover the city. You can use the bus, Dolmuş (minibuses), metro, ferry, tram, nostalgic tram, funicular and the cable car. In addition, taxis and Uber are also very popular with tourists and locals.
Is Istanbul Metro Safe?
Is Public Transportation in Istanbul Safe? Yes. Metro, tram, and funicular lines in the city center are well maintained and constantly supervised by security personnel. The only thing you should watch out for is pickpockets.
How much does Istanbulkart cost?
The price of the card is 35 Turkish Liras. It does not come with credit. So you have to pay 35 Liras or more when you buy from the machine. You can load more credits to the card through the same machine (or any other).