Havaist Bus & Havaist Shuttles – Budget Friendly Istanbul Airport Transfer – Prices and Stations in 2021
Havaist Bus & Havaist Shuttles - Budget Friendly Istanbul Airport Transfer - Prices and Stations in 2021
Budget friendly transfer from Istanbul Airport, Havaist Bus and Havaist Shuttles are operating every half an hour from the Istanbul airport and they arrive until the Beyazit Square (Grand Bazaar Tram Station). If you want to get to Taksim square, Havaist Airport Shuttles operate every 40- minutes from and to the Istanbul new airport. You will see them on Beyazit Grand Bazaar Square on your way back to the airport.
*Please note that wearing mask is a mandatory in Havaist Airport buses now, due to Covid-19 precautions. You can also check out pcr test in Istanbul page for more information about travel restrictions in Turkey
Havaist Shuttles prices are;
Istanbul New Airport Havaist shuttles price is 30 Liras and it takes about 110 minutes and it takes you until Beyazit Square
Taksim havaist shuttles price is also 30 Turkish Liras and it takes about 95 minutes and it takes you until Taksim Square.
How to Buy Ticket for Havaist Bus ?
You can certainly pay cash and you need to exchange at the airport in order to pay in Turkish Liras *. We recommend you to buy Istanbulkart, because you will need it during your stay, if you would like to use the public transportation in Istanbul. You can check our Istanbulkart page to have full information about how to buy, top-up, and refund.
First you need to create an account and top up money by using your credit card in order to use Havaist Airport Bus Service.
Once you have money on the Havaist application's account, buy the tickets and it will create a QR code.
*Tip! We suggest you to exchange only 5-10 Euros/Dollars at the airport since the commissions are really high. You can exchange later in Grand Bazaar with zero (0) commission or with low commission near Taksim Square (on Istiklal Street) .
How to Pay for Havaist Bus ?
There is a small machine right at the entrance of each Havaist shuttles bus. Turn on the application and let the machine scan your QR code. Or simply hold your Istanbulkart close to the machine. That's all you need to do.
Other Havaist Stops - Havaist Stations
Sultanahmet and Taksim Square havaist shuttles bus stations are the most popular ones.
If you need to get to some other destination, please check the map and the list below for other stations of Havaist Airport buses. You can also check on the Google map for the closest havaist bus or havaist shuttles stop to your location.
İST6 ALİBEYKÖY OTOGARI (Coach Station)-ISTANBUL AIRPORT: 31 km., 45 min.
İST17 AVCILAR-HALKALI-AIRPORT: 40 km., 100 min.
İST15 BAHÇEŞEHİR-AIRPORT: 42 km., 100 min.
İST4 BAKIRKÖY İDO-AIRPORT: 44 km., 80 min.
İST14 BAŞAKŞEHİR-AIRPORT: 27 km., 40 min.
İST5 BEŞİKTAŞ-AIRPORT: 43 km., 90 min.
İST3 ESENLER OTOGAR-AIRPORT: 39 km., 75 min.
İST7 KADIKÖY-AIRPORT: 64 km., 110 min.
İST8 PENDİK-AIRPORT: 97 km., 100 min.
İST19 TAKSİM- AIRPORT: 40 km., 80 min.
İST2 TÜYAP EXHIBITION CENTER-AIRPORT: 58 km., 100 min.
Should You Buy IstanbulKart ?
You will need Istanbulkart not only for havaist bus and havaist shuttles but also for every kind of public transportation in Istanbul. You will need it for tram, metro, ferry, cable car, bus. You can even use your istanbulkart for municipality's pay toilets which costs 1 Turkish Lira. So the answer is Yes, you definitely need one.
Where is Havaist Bus stop in Sultanahmet ?
Previously the first stop of Havaist Bus was in Sultanahmet square, right in front of the Blue Mosque but they changed it during pandemic. The first stop is opposite to Grand Bazaar / Beyazıt T1 tram station now.
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