24-hour Public Transport in Istanbul (Available Lines, Ticket Price)

Last Updated on March 28, 2021

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

24-hour Public Transport in Istanbul (Available Lines, Ticket Price)

Available Lines

The below six very busy Metro lines included at the 24-hour service. See the Night Metro Lines Map.

Istanbul’s 24-hour operating Public Bus lines

24-hour Public Transport in Istanbul (Available Lines, Ticket Price)

Available 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)

Operating Hours

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.

Ticket Price

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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