Cheap Van-Istanbul Flight Ticket Prices
Istanbul awaits you to explore its enchanting historical buildings, museums, city life with a never-ending energy, city parks, and many other beauties! In order to make your travel from Van to Istanbul pleasant, AnadoluJet is always beside you with cheap Van-Istanbul flight ticket opportunities.
AnadoluJet offers advantageous flight opportunities to its passengers who want to make an affordable and comfortable travel. With the economical Van-Istanbul flight ticket prices and the professional flight crew of AnadoluJet, you can make your Istanbul travel more pleasant.
In your flights with AnadoluJet, you should set the date range of your travel to find the cheapest Van-Istanbul flights. You can book your ticket by selecting the date and time ranges you want in the “Search Flight” section of AnadoluJet and preferring the one that suits you best among Van-Istanbul flights. After booking your ticket through AnadoluJet online system, you can check in online before going to the airport, thus saving time in your travel.
If you wish so, you can reserve your flight ticket after planning your travel. The fare of the ticket you will have set the date and time of which when you make a reservation on the online system is fixed for the period given for its booking. You can reserve your Van-Istanbul flight ticket anytime between 355 days and 72 hours to the flight. Do not miss AnadoluJet opportunities for a pleasant Van-Istanbul journey!
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How to go to Van Ferit Melen Airport from the City Center?
Giving transportation service since 1943, Van Ferit Melen Airport is the first airport that is operated by DGSAA. Van Ferit Melen Airport that started to give international transportation service in 2009 became Turkey's first airport that has the satellite-based landing system in the year 2012. At the airport where direct and connecting flights are performed to numerous destinations in Turkey and the world, numerous service areas like lounge, café, and restaurant await the passengers. There are numerous transportation options to Van Ferit Melen Airport that is 8 km to the city center.
Taxi is one of the fast and comfortable options to go to Van Ferit Melen Airport from the city center. Van Ferit Melen Airport is 8 km to the city center. You can go to Van Ferit Melen Airport from the city center in 15 minutes on average.
The municipality buses can also be preferred for a fast and economical transfer to Van Ferit Melen Airport from the city center. Departing from the city center, the bus number 351 follows the route of Besyol Public Education Center, Cemaller Street, Sihke Avenue, Former Police Directorate Junction, Ipek Yolu Boulevard, Airport Junction, Van Ferit Melen Airport.
Another public transport option to go to the airport from the city center is the minibuses. The minibuses departing from the city center can drop you off at the Airport Junction that is 900 meters to Van Ferit Melen Airport terminal building.
It is also possible to rent a car to go to Van Ferit Melen Airport. You can go to the airport by selecting a car in any segment you want from numerous car rental firms in the city center.
General Information on Istanbul
With its crowded population, location at the intersection of two continents, historical texture, deep-rooted history exceeding 8 thousand years, festivals in many branches of art, unique tastes, and architectural works, Istanbul is one of the most important and special cultural capitals of the world. In addition to industrial activities, the heart of the business world also beats in Istanbul. In this city where the means of education are rather developed, there are numerous students and a huge young population. With its never-ending energy, ability to keep the traditional and the modern on the same lands, and magnificent urban spirit, Istanbul is the tourists’ favorite city.
Istanbul, which is preferred for tourism all seasons of the year, is known to have an advanced public transportation network composed of bus, metro, metrobus, tram, Marmaray, funicular, train, and marine public transportation vehicles. In Istanbul that is Turkey’s most crowded and most developed city, it is possible to commute comfortably and pleasantly between two sides of Bosporus through Marmaray and Eurasia Tunnel as well as July 15 Martyrs Bridge, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, and Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge that connect European and Anatolian sides of Istanbul.
How to go to the City Center from Sabiha Gokcen Airport?
Put into service in the year 2001 together with its elegant architecture, functional means of transport, and airport services, Sabiha Gokcen Airport has been named after Sabiha Gokcen, Turkey's first female pilot. Sabiha Gokcen Airport is the only airport of Istanbul Anatolian Side and Turkey's second highest capacity airport.
Sabiha Gokcen Airport is preferred rather frequently for the easiness of transfer to the centers like Pendik, Kartal, Bostanci, Kadikoy, Taksim, Besiktas, and Levent. Strategically located in Turkey’s air traffic, Sabiha Gokcen Airport hosts almost 30 million domestic and foreign passengers a year.
Although the factors like traffic density, weather conditions, work start and finish times can be determinant, taxi is a transportation option you can prefer to go to the city center from the airport.
The taxi stands are located in front of the passenger lounge exit of Sabiha Gokcen Airport. You can use various taxi fare calculation applications to calculate the cost of a taxi journey in Istanbul.
Havabus that provides shuttle bus service to certain points in European and Anatolian sides for a direct transfer from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to the city center is one of the alternatives preferred for fast transportation.
Serving on Taksim, Kadıkoy, and Yenisahra routes, Havabus provides a practical service by departing at brief intervals. For detailed information on Havabus services and fares, please click here.
Metro & Marmaray
You can get on the bus number E-9 to Kartal, which departs from Sabiha Gokcen Airport, and arrive at Kartal Metro station after a brief walk. In this way, you can go to Kadikoy easily by metro, or change to Marmaray for Yenikapi line at Ayrilik Cesmesi station.
There are bus services that will enable you to get to numerous points in the Anatolian and European sides from the airport.
You can ride the buses number E11 and E10 for Kadikoy, E9 for Bostanci, E18 for Altunizade and Umraniye, 16S for Uzuncayir Metrobus, KM20 for Pendik, and E3 for 4. Levent.
You can use the car rental firms that have branches at the airport to go to various points in Istanbul from the airport. Besides, you can ensure that your car is prepared in advance by booking one online.
What to eat in Istanbul?
Istanbul, which was home to numerous different civilizations and capital to great empires, is a city that has transferred its cultural richness to its culinary culture as well. In addition to the meals of the European cuisine, the meals of the Asian cuisine and the Middle Eastern cuisine also play an important role in formation of the food culture in the city. Located at the connection point of two continents and an important commercial center, the city has a wide-ranging cuisine culture with the contributions of the tradespeople and visitors. In addition to these, the Ottoman cuisine also known as the “palace cuisine” has also developed within the city and enriched the culinary culture of Istanbul. Istanbul cuisine, which is composed of the meals mostly made of lamb meat, veal, and mutton, offers a rich feast of flavors with meals special to the districts of the city. The meals like olive oil dishes, pastry varieties, hunkar tarhana soup, Istanbul rice, and papaz stew are the meals that constitute the cuisine of the city.
In almost every locale in Istanbul that has a rich cuisine, you can find meals that are identified with that locale. Ortakoy kumpir (baked and stuffed potato), Vefa boza, Eminonu fish sandwich, Kanlica yogurt, and Sariyer filo pastry top the list of the foodstuffs that must be tasted in the city absolutely. Likewise, wet hamburger and kokorec identified with Beyoglu, Karakoy saray lokmasi and dry stuffed bun, Beykoz trotter soup, and Eyub kebab and cream are also the delicious tastes that will cheer up your palate during your Istanbul visit. Since it is a very big city, you can find almost every region’s authentic meals and tastes in Istanbul, as cooked by the masters of those meals.
Where to stay in Istanbul?
In Istanbul that is the biggest and most crowded city of Turkey, there are very different accommodation facilities. You can find many options ranging from the luxurious hotels with Bosporus view to decent boarding houses where you can stay for an affordable price. In the city where you can find another accommodation facility in almost every locality, you can stay in historical mansions or wooden houses in nature, as you wish. You can also have a look at the boarding house options that meet your budget in Kadikoy, Besiktas, Mecidiyekoy, and the other districts. Additionally, the houses rented daily, weekly, or monthly are also available for those who look for the comfort of a house. However, if you want to be in touch with nature, join nature walks, and camp under the sky, you can also make a camp and stay in your own tent in the permitted areas of the national parks and forests.
Must-Do's in Istanbul
With the Van-Istanbul flight ticket you will book from AnadoluJet, a wonderful travel experience awaits you. The mega city Istanbul is a city that enthralls everybody with its historical heritage that accompanies the modern city life and resists the centuries. When you have arrived in the city after your Van-Istanbul flight with AnadoluJet, get ready for an unforgettable travel. Here are the things you must do absolutely in Istanbul travel.
- Explore the Historical Peninsula and the historic buildings there such as Hagia Sophia Mosque, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Basilica Cistern.
- After a pleasant walk in Gulhane Park, drink samovar tea.
- Witness the panoramic view of Istanbul from Galata Tower.
- After shopping on Baghdad Avenue of Kadikoy, breathe some sea air at the shore.
- Tour the streets of Moda, Kadikoy. Explore the next generation coffee shops.
- Visit the Princes’ Islands, which are the pearls of Istanbul. Rest your spirit at Buyukada, Heybeliada, Burgazada, and Kinaliada. Remember to climb the Hagia Yorgi Hill at Buyukada.
- Shop on Istiklal Avenue and visit the passages and cafés on the avenue. Make sure to eat wet hamburger here.
- Go to Istanbul Museum of Modern Art and Pera Museum while you are within the borders of Beyoglu. Walk the streets of Balat. Remember to examine the historical buildings.
- Walk along Bebek coast. Let us state that this is a great location for morning walks.
- See Maiden's Tower, one of Istanbul's symbols; feel nostalgic in Uskudar Kuzguncuk; enjoy unique Bosporus scenery from Nakkastepe Nation's Garden.
- Meet Istanbul's green face by going to Atatürk Arboretum, Yildiz Park, Emirgan Grove, and Belgrade Forest.
- Enjoy the sea on the beaches of Sile.
- Have your breakfast by the river in Agva.
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