Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul offer a convenient way to travel between two of Turkey's most popular cities. Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is a hub of culture and business in Eastern Europe. With ebookers, you can find great deals on bargain flights from Bodrum to Istanbul during any month of the year.
The Bodrum International Airport, located about 45 miles from the centre of Bodrum, serves the city and the surrounding small towns in south-western Turkey. The most convenient way to get to the airport is aboard the Havas Airport Bus, which leaves from the Turkish Airlines office in the Oasis Shopping Centre in Bodrum two hours before each departure on Turkish Airlines. Bus tickets cost approximately $12. A taxi to the airport costs up to $65. The ride to the airport can take over an hour in traffic. If you are driving to the airport, parking is available for $25 per day; you can find more inexpensive parking options along the road to the airport. At the airport, you will find a cafÃ© and convenience store in the new international terminal, which opened in 2012.
Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and a popular spot for domestic and international visitors. The city, which lines both sides of the Bosporus River, is known for its ancient mosques and important historical sites. In recent years, however, Istanbul has experienced a cultural revolution and is fast becoming one of the most important world centres for fashion and art.
The Istanbul Ataturk Airport handles all air traffic for the city from its location about 15 miles outside of the city centre. If you are Travelling with a great deal of luggage, the most convenient way to get into the city is by taxi. The ride into the old city or Taksim, the newer part of town, costs up to $15 and can take an hour in heavy traffic. In normal traffic, the drive takes approximately 30 minutes. If you can manage your luggage easily or you want to save time during rush hour, you can take public transportation. The Istanbul metro system has a stop at the airport. To get into town, take the metro to the Askaray stop; from there, you can transfer to the tram to get to Sultanahmet. The ride costs less than $2. If you are staying in Taksim, you can take the Havas bus, which leaves from outside the terminal and costs approximately $5.
Istanbul experiences regular seasons, with hot summers and cold winters. From June to late September, temperatures can reach over 27Â°C, and the humidity can make days feel warmer. Winters are cold, and temperatures often drop below 10Â°C from December to March.
Most of the major tourist attractions in Istanbul are open year-round. The two most famous buildings, the Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque, sit across a courtyard from each other. On hot days, check out the underground Basilica Cisterns, which offer a cool respite from the heat. Other attractions include the Spice Market and the Grand Bazaar.
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul are quick and convenient, allowing you to travel easily between the two cities. Whether you are visiting Istanbul on business or looking to experience the historic architecture and rich cultural heritage, ebookers can help you find the best deals on flights.
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