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Flights from Istanbul to Izmir

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Departure Sat, 21 12 2019 Return Mon, 23 12 2019
IST Istanbul
ADB Izmir
return from $37
Departure Tue, 10 12 2019 Return Wed, 11 12 2019
SAW Istanbul
ADB Izmir
return from $29
Route information
The third largest city in Turkey, Izmir is a commercial hub surrounded by a huge bay and mountains.
Local currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 USD = 5.78 TRY
US Dollar Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.18 USD
Last checked on 23 February 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
11%

Trains are 11% more expensive in Izmir than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
$0.47
Izmir
$0.52
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
33%

A meal in Izmir is 33% cheaper than a meal in Istanbul.

Istanbul
$5.22
Izmir
$3.48
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
21%

A taxi fare in Izmir is 21% cheaper than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
$0.87
Izmir
$0.69
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
17%

Coffee in Izmir is 17% cheaper than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
$2.1
Izmir
$1.75
( Istanbul airports
  • ? Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city center: 21 miles
  • ? Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city center: 19 miles
  • ? Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city center: 9 miles
) Izmir airports
  • ? Cigli Military (IGL)
    How far from city center: 9 miles
  • ? Izmir Adnan Menderes Havalimani (ADB)
    How far from city center: 10 miles
L Distance: 203 miles

Going to and from the airports

Flights from Istanbul

Istanbul is a culturally rich city that reflects the past history of the empires that once ruled over it. The city spans across several districts, providing a range of options for eating out and a great nightlife. Istanbul has two airports; Istanbul Ataturk Airport and Sabiha Gokcen International Airport with Ataturk being the major one in terms of the total number of passengers and destinations served.

Istanbul Ataturk Airport has two terminals with several boarding gates and check-in areas serving domestic and international flights. There are regular flights from Istanbul to Izmir with major airlines providing cheap flight options.

Travelling to Istanbul airport

Flights to Izmir take just a little over an hour and you can depart from Istanbul Ataturk Airport. To reach the airport, you can opt for the yellow painted taxis, metro, sea-buses, Havatas buses (private) or IETT buses (public). From Taksim to the Ataturk airport will take around 40 minutes or more depending on traffic.

The metro line also operates between Yenikapi and the Ataturk airport. You can also take one of the municipality buses from Aksaray to Atatürk Airport. The 96T bus of IETT also transports passengers to the airport from Taksim and passes through some other locations in the city.

Reaching Izmir

Izmir is packed with series of activities to assure a visitor does not suffer a boring moment. You can take a walk along the Kordonboyu, which has the most beautiful view in Izmir with its amazing network of seaside, streets, restaurants and clubs. Your visit will not be complete without having your picture taken at the iconic Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower) and other archaeological museums.

The city is home to two historical attractions of Turkey – Ephesus and Pergamon, which are also on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Enjoy a visit to any of the city's bazaars, buy some souvenirs and sip on high-quality coffee in the surrounding cafes.

Getting to the city center

Flights from Istanbul arrive at ?zmir Adnan Menderes Airport, which is located 11 miles south of the city. You can easily take a taxi to Konak, which is connected to the other eight districts in the city. The Izmir Metro is another convenient method for getting to the city center.

The metro runs from 6am to 12am and it will take around 30 minutes to get to Downtown Konak from the airport. Havas buses often meet most arriving domestic flights of particular airlines. You can join the bus if a seat is available. The Izmir ESHOT city bus 240 also leaves the airport hourly to Izmir's main bus terminal, Otogar.

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