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As of August 30-31, 2019; 24-hour public transport in Istanbul has begun with the latest arrangement by the Municipality of Istanbul. The newly launched services will be on selected six Metro lines and twenty-four Municipal Public Bus lines. And eight of the Public Bus lines will be integrated with Metro and Metrobus.
The 24-hour public transport in Istanbul will initially take place exclusively for the weekend, Friday and Saturday nights, (between 00:30 – 05:00), and passengers will be charged at double price. The 24-hour service will also be on Istanbul’s religious and public holidays, and for free of charge.
This has been a great opportunity for both locals and tourists that were spending the weekend nights out, while they have no chance but take a taxi to get back their home or hotel. And with this new service, Istanbul has also become one of eleven cities in the world, offering 24-hour Metro service that include New York, London, Berlin, Tokyo, Vienna, Minneapolis, Chicago, Philadelphia, Copenhagen and Sydney.
Istanbul’s 24-hour operating Metro lines
The below six very busy Metro lines included at the 24-hour service. See the Night Metro Lines Map.
- M1 A Line Yenikapi – Ataturk Airport Metro
- M1 B Line Yenikapi – Kirazli Metro
- M2 Line Yenikapi – Taksim – Haciosman Metro
- M4 Line Kadikoy – Tavsantepe Metro
- M5 Line Uskudar – Çekmeköy Metro
- M6 Line Levent – Bogazici University/Hisarustu Metro
Istanbul’s 24-hour operating Public Bus lines
There are twenty-eight Public Bus lines included at the 24-hour service. Eight of them will be integrated with the Metro and Metrobus.
8 Public Bus lines integrated with Metro and Metrobus
- 34G Beylikduzu – Sogutlucesme
- 11ÜS Sultanbeyli – Uskudar
- 130A Tuzla – Kadikoy
- 15F Beykoz – Kadikoy
- 25G Sariyer – Taksim
- 40 Rumelifeneri/Garipce – Taksim
- E10 Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)/Kurtköy – Kadikoy
- E3 Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) – 4.Levent Metro
20 other Public Bus lines
- 17 Pendik – Kadıköy
- 19S Yenidoğan/Sarıgazi – Kadikoy
- H-1 Mahmutbey Metro – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- H-2 Mecidiyeköy – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- H-6 Mescid-i Selam/Arnavutköy – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- H-7 Alibeyköy Cep Otogarı – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-1 Yenikapı – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-2 Beylikdüzü/Çatalca – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-3 Otogar – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-4 Bakirkoy – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-5 Besiktas – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-7 Kadikoy – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-8 Pendik – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-15 Avcılar Metrobüs/Bahçeşehir – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-17 Halkali Istasyon/Başakşehir Metrokent – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-19 Taksim – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- İST-20 Sultanahmet – New Istanbul Airport (IST)
- E-11 Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) – Kadıköy
- SG-1 Kadıköy – Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
- SG-2 Taksim – Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
The 24-hour public transport will initially be at the weekend, Friday and Saturday nights, and also on religious and public holidays, between 00:30 – 05:00. Metro services will operate in every 20-minutes.
Passengers will be charged for double price, which is 3,50 TL x 2 = 7,00 TL for 1 ride. (Note: Free of charge on religious and public holidays).
Metro & Public Bus Lines Online
You can see the public bus routes and timetables as well as make a route/station search from the Istanbul Municipality Public Buses website. Also check the Istanbul Railway Network Map for Metro lines and stops. See all railway lines information on metro.istanbul
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