Travel to Istanbul
Airlines running direct flights to Istanbul from the UK include Atlasglobal, Turkish Airlines and British Airways (to Istanbul Ataturk) and Pegasus Airlines (to Sabiha Gokcen). Turkish Airlines operates direct flights from the USA. Prices tend to be higher during the peak summer months.
Istanbul Atatürk International Airport is located 28km (17 miles) west of Istanbul.
There are several banks with bureau de change facilities, as well as numerous ATMs in the terminals.
For lost and found items, contact the lost property office desks (tel: +90 212 463 3000) in the baggage reclaim areas. A 24-hour left-luggage facility is available in the arrivals area of both terminals for those wishing to store items. A porter service operates 24 hours a day.
Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is situated 12km (7 miles) north of Pendik and 45km (28 miles) east of Istanbul.
There are banks located within the airport, some of which can provide currency exchange services, as well as various ATMs.
For lost items, head to the domestic information desk (tel: +90 216 588 8686) on the departures level or alternatively send an email, including a description of lost items, to the airport lost and found office (firstname.lastname@example.org). A left-luggage facility (tel: +90 216 588 8802) is available in Arrivals for those seeking to store their baggage. Baggage packing services and paid-for porter services are also available.