Flights to Turkey and Visa

For our Sufi Trail Parendes (travelers) we have some details to consider.

There are two airports in Istanbul one is on the European side and the other in the Oriental part.

Istanbul Airport

The biggest airport in Europe and recently opened. https://www.istanbulhavalimani.com/en

Sabiha Gökçen Airport

https://www.sabihagokcen.aero

VISA

When you travel from Europe you need a visa we advise this link as it’s the cheapest and has easy payment options:
https://www.evisa.gov.tr

How to get to Eyüp Mosque or Ferry

When you arrive there are many options to check your public transport to Eyüp to Eyüp Mosque, Sufi Trail starting point or directly go to the IDO ferry boat

There are many websites that give up to date information here are 3 examples:

1 Type in google: www.google.com

For example type: Istanbul airport to Eyup | press enter | and choose the public transport icon, the result will be:

2 Rome to Rio: www.rome2rio.com

3 Istanbul insider: theistanbulinsider.com

Websites that explain the options from both airports:
3A from Istanbul Airport
https://theistanbulinsider.com/how-to-get-from-the-new-istanbul-airport-to-taksim-or-sultanahmet/

3B from Sabiha Gokcen
https://theistanbulinsider.com/how-to-get-from-istanbul-sabiha-gokcen-airport-to-taksim-or-sultanahmet/