Istanbul Ataturk Airport welcomes nearly 51 million passengers every year as the main airport serving Istanbul, and is the largest and busiest airport in Turkey. It was also the fourth most used European airport in 2014. Europcar is proud to have outlets in Istanbul Ataturk Airport, always standing by to help with any of your car hire requirements. Our fleet of modern, safe and reliable vehicles is ready and able to cater to any carrying capacity or budget, and services like easy online booking, express pick-up, optional satellite navigation, child seats and additional driver cover are there to help your trip out from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to get easily underway. Our expert customer service team are there, dedicated to doing there best to help with any queries, worries or concerns.
Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the busiest airport in Turkey and shares its duties in serving Istanbul with Sabiha Gokçen International Airport. Istanbul Ataturk Airport handles flights from all over Europe and the UK, as well as many destinations in Africa, South America, the US and Canada, the Middle East, India, China, Russia and the South Pacific. The airport is the main hub for Turkish Airlines and is located about 25 minutes from Istanbul along the D-100 road by car. The nearby city of Istanbul is the largest in in Europe and the Middle East, and takes on the role of Turkey's economic, cultural and historical heart.
The City of Istanbul - Home to more than 14.4 million people, Istanbul is the largest city by population in both Europe and the Middle East. As a gateway between the European and Asian continents, Istanbul is an enormous wealth of culture, history and diversity. Founded in 660 BC as the Ancient Greek city of Byzantium, people have been living, working and trading here for nearly 2700 years, and its position as a main transit point on the Silk Road has ensured its thriving populous has always played a significant role in the history books. Visiting Sultanahmet, or the Old City, will bring you to all the Byzantine and Ottoman-built structures and monuments, such as Hagia Sophie, Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and countless other treasures from ancient times; Galata, considered the city centre, is where the best in restaurants, bars and nightlife can be found; On the Western, or European, side of the city is the Akmerkez, considered one of the World's best shopping malls, or for a more traditional shopping experience try one of the many bazaars around the town.
The Black Sea - To the north of Istanbul is part of the Black Sea coast. A short trip out from the city centre can quickly bring you to glorious seaside resorts like Kumkoy, Kisıikaya or Riva, which offer an experience very similar to the best in the southern Mediterranean, with sandy beaches, warm waters, water sports and excellent restaurants and bars.