Ataturk International Airport
Ataturk International Airport is divided into 3 terminals: Terminal A International flights, Terminal B Domestic flights, Terminal C Reservations desks and baggage claim. Arrivals are on the 1st floor, and departures are on the 2nd floor of Terminal A. The 1st floor also has rental car service counters, and a 24-hour information desk where you can obtain free maps and guide books. Shuttle services are available daily from 6am ~ 10pm, every 20 minutes, right outside between the international and domestic terminals. Arrival Procedures Arrival –> Immigration Check (Istanbul does not use inspection cards) –> Baggage Claim (there are porters waiting to assist travelers with heavy luggage) –> Customs Departure Procedures Check In –> Boarding Pass Issued –> Check In Luggage –> Departure Inspection (present passport and airline ticket) –> Customs examination –> Final Inspection –> Boarding Airport Tax None.
Hotel Shuttle Bus For those who have made reservations on the airport shuttle bus can conveniently board the shuttle right outside the airport lobby. Taxi It takes approximately 30 ~ 40 minutes to downtown Istanbul. Airport Bus Havas is a shuttle bus that connects to Aksaray and other tourist destinations. Hours: 4:50am ~ 6:50am (every hour), 6:50am ~ 6:50pm (every 30 minutes) Fare: ~ US$5