Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)


Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)


Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, which was opened in 2001 and renovated and enlarged in 2008, has been providing high-quality and innovative services to Istanbul passengers since then, thanks to its large passenger capacity. It supports you to spend a comfortable time with its 21st-century functional architecture, technological equipment, and strategically convenient location. It is a modern port on the Asian side of Istanbul. The airport is home to low-cost carrier Anadolujet, Pegasus airlines and consists of a terminal and two runways.

Important: At the beginning of 2022, it is expected that the option of transferring from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Kadıkoy by Metrobus (Unalan) and Marmaray (from Separation Fountain to Sultanahmet) with the M4 metro.

Istanbul, Turkey's busiest city, has three airports, the İstanbul new airport in the northwest of the city, Istanbul's busiest airport, and home to Turkish Airlines. Ataturk airport, on the other hand, currently only serves private flights.

Any International Flights From Sabiha Gokcen?

Sabiha Gökçen Airport offers flights, including international and local flights operated by major airlines. The airport has even become more important with the relocation of Ataturk Airport. Due to the confusion in the period when the Istanbul airport was opened, it passed the new airport and became the first preferred airport. However, it is still smaller than Istanbul Airport and has less flight capability.

Where is Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport? 

Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) is located 30 km southeast of the Uskudar district in Asia side, close to Kadıkoy and Harem terminals. Although it an airport that belongs to Istanbul, but it provides more services to the surrounding provinces.

Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Gebze and Kocaeli is approximately 30-40 km between. is Getting from Sabiha Gökçen to Gebze or Izmit is quicker and easier than reaching the city center of Istanbul.

Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Bursa is approximately 120 kilometers. The journey from Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Bursa will take approximately 1:30 hours by car.
Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Yalova is approximately 60 kilometers. The journey from Yalova to Sabiha Gökçen Airport will take approximately 1 time in a private car.

Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Sapanca is approximately 100 kilometers. The journey from Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Sapanca will take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.

Sakarya (Adapazarı) to Sabiha Gökçen Airport is approximately 120 kilometers. The journey from Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Sakarya (Adapazarı) will take approximately 1:30 hours by private car.

Bolu to Sabiha Gökçen Airport is approximately 230 km, the journey from Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Bolu will take approximately 2:30 hours by car.

Saw Airport Arrivals Terminal 

Saw airport has a modern terminal for domestic and international flights. There is a domestic and international passenger arrival hall on the ground floor and a departure hall on the upper floor. After baggage collection on the passenger arrival floor, ATMs where you can withdraw money, GSM operators where you can buy a SIM card, Post Office, Market, Car rental companies, cafes such as Starbucks, fast food restaurants such as McDonald's/Burger king, flower sales, Vip Transfer companies. When you continue and go out, and airport taxis and buses appear.

Which Airlines Fly to/From Saw Airport?

PegasusButa Airways



Air Manas

Royal Wings

Turkish Airlines

Nile Air

Azerbaijan Airways

Qatar Airways

Iraqi Airways

Fly Nas

Air Arabia

Fly Dubai

Fly Baghdad

Pobeda Aİr


Corendon Air

Sabiha Gokcen Airport Hotel 

Saw Airport İSG Hotel: The 4-stores, 128-room ISG Airport Hotel, with separate entrances from the land and the airside, is located next to the terminal, within a five-minute walk after exiting the arrivals floor. VIP Terminal: Domestic and foreign government officials and guests determined by the Prime Ministry benefit from the 400 m2 and two-stores terminal.

In the Sabiha Gokcen International Terminal, new sleeping rooms have been put into service for passengers. Transit passengers can rent these hotel rooms for 7 Euros per hour (Book hourly hotel in Saw Airport). 10 of the rooms are for women and 18 for men. You can enter the sleeping rooms with the QR code key. Right next to the sleeping rooms where bathroom and toilet services are available, there are lockers with passwords for luggage. Rooms can be rented separately for male/female or as a maximum of 5 persons. The family room, where a family can stay, is also open for service.

Hotels Near (Saw) Sabiha GokcenAirport  

Can you find better hotels with better prices near Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport? We have selected the best hotels close to the airport in different price ranges.

Crowne Plaza- Asia

Fourtec Kurtkoy Hotel

Palace Suites

Beyaz Suit - Kurtkoy

Miracle Istanbul Asia

Tevetoglu Hotel

Ekinci Residence

       Airport Residence Hotel

Saw Kurtkoy Houses

Hampton by Hilton Kurtkoy

Sabiha Gokcen Airport Taxi 

Taxi is the other preferred way to go to and from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Taxi fare from the airport to the center of Istanbul is approximately 250/300 TL.

Sabiha Gokcen Airport taxis, (Taxi Drivers Cooperative) affiliated to the Saw Cooperative, serve in front of the Domestic and International Lines passenger exits.

Taxi fares are calculated by adding the km price to the starting price. When you want to reach your destination by taxi, you can get information about taxi prices from taxi drivers who are approximately km away. There is no day or night schedule. Bridge and highway fees are not included in the prices. Although there is a 24/7 service, long taxi queues form during traffic hours.

For İstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport 24/7 taxi service;

0 216 588 12 35 or 0 552 552 4 552


Sabiha Gokcen Airport Private Transfer And Prices 

Being comfortable in the journey keeps things on track, instead of leaving your business to chance in an unfamiliar place, you will have the opportunity to travel comfortably by following the articles below. You can learn from our page by clicking the Yellow Sabiha Gokcen Airport Transfer button-up and book your transfer!

Mark your starting point and destination from Sabiha Gokcen Airport, specify the number of people - the page will measure the suitable vehicles for you, measure the distance on the map and show the price.

  • You can select the appropriate vehicle and go to the payment page or choose the payment option at the destination
  • See how far Sabiha Gokcen Airport is from your hotel!
    How long does it take from Saw Airport to the destination?
  • Saw Airport transfer price to your hotel or address? how much?
  • Select the starting point and the drop-off point in the reservation form.
  • Add the date and times for the transfer 
  • Fill in the additional information and confirm the payment on arrival by card or cash!

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Ms Virginia R

Hello, last time I was in Sabiha Airport I get a problem with taxi driver, can you send me a good car and a driver for me. İ will go from Saw airport to Boshprus hotel

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