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Domestic SAW airport to IST travel time (Istanbul Turkey)

Domestic SAW airport to IST travel time (Istanbul Turkey)

Old Aug 14th, 2014, 06:12 PM
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Domestic SAW airport to IST travel time (Istanbul Turkey)

I'm considering a flight arriving @ SAW around 11 a.m. on a Wednesday. Not sure how long it will take to get our bags then catch a taxi I presume to IST International. The international flight departs @ 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. I feel I'm cutting this too short. How long would you estimate it takes to travel from SAW to IST by taxi? Are we crazy to consider this possibility?
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Old Aug 14th, 2014, 09:35 PM
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I don't see any way this would work.

Transit time could easily be 2 hours or more if traffic is bad, which it usually is.
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Old Aug 14th, 2014, 10:02 PM
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I agree, it is a very bad drive.
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Old Aug 23rd, 2014, 07:11 PM
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How can I get from SAW airport to IST besides using a taxi. If I take a taxi, how much would I expect to pay?
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Old Aug 23rd, 2014, 09:06 PM
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This site explains the many different options. If there is little traffic you might make it in less than 2 hours. But that is a VERY BIG IF!

http://www.turkeytravelplanner.com/g...transport.html

If you are thinking of using a taxi, compare the cost to that of using a private car service.

The car service is around €70, which is probably not much more than a taxi and is also free of the many hassels associated with Istanbul taxis.

http://www.turkeytravelplanner.com/g...rk2gokcen.html
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