"Otogars" Istanbul Transportation Tip by MalenaN

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There are two otogars in Istanbul, Eslener and Harem. Esenler is the biggest one. It is huge and here you will find busses to almost everywhere in Turkey and to neighbouring countries. From Esenler the metro is going to Aksaray. If you are going to Sultanahmet you change in Aksaray to the tram.

Harem is a smaller otogar on the Asian side. If you are going somewhere in Anatolia it can be good to leave from Harem as the buses leave from here one hour later than Esenler. Also when you arrive in Istanbul you can save a lot of time going off in Harem. To go to Sultanahmet from here you take the ferry to Sirkici and from there the tram or bus nr T4.

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  • Updated Jun 23, 2004
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