The famous Taksim Square is the central landmark of Taksim, spanning out across the popular tourist destination. Taksim is known for its vibrant nightlife, bustling shops and restaurants, a must-see while in Istanbul. Be sure to take a stroll along the Istiklal Caddesi and see the vintage trams and beautiful 19th-century buildings.
There are three different transfer options from Istanbul Airport to Taksim Square; taxi, bus or metro. Taking an Istanbul Airport taxi is the quickest option, with a journey time of 45 minutes and a cost of around €41 (TRY 877). Taking the Havabus from Istanbul Airport to Taksim will take 1 hour and 30 minutes but will cost just €3.70 (TRY 67). The metro is another cheap transfer option, with a cost of €3.90 (TRY 77) and a journey time of around 50 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Istanbul at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.