Where can I get IstanbulKart?
There are 24 ticket machines in 4 different places which can be easily accessed following the direction signs in Istanbul Airport. Also, there are several Havaist representative offices in both domestic and international departures and authorized currency change offices. You can also get it from Biletmatik and Istanbulkart representatives all around the city.
Where Can I Load money to Istanbulkart?
You can easily load money to your card from 2.236 personal representatives, 94 representative corporations, 1.046 Biletmatiks including 24 machines in Istanbul Airport. You can also use the Istanbulkart mobile application and Istanbulkart website.
In Istanbul Airport, there are 24 ticket machines in 4 different places which can be easily accessed following the direction signs. All 24 machines accept cash and 8 of them also accept Credit or Debit card along with cash.
What Can I Do on Biletmatik?
Yellow Biletmatik :
-This Biletmatik only accepts cash for loading and buying IstanbulKart. No coins accepted.
-On loading and purchasing, you can use 5-10-20-50 and 100₺ bills, and the machines do not give change back.
-In order to purchase Limited Use Tickets, you can use 5-10-20₺ bills and 1₺ coins.
*You cannot use Yellow Biletmatik for monthly or seasonal purchases.
Blue Biletmatik :
This Biletmatik only accepts cash for loading and buying IstanbulKart. No coins accepted.
You can collect your change only in 20₺ bills.
Maximum 60₺ (3 x 20₺ bills) can be collected as change, the rest of the money will be loaded to your card.
On loading transactions, you can use 5-10-20-50-100 and 200₺ bills, No coins accepted.
In order to purchase Limited Use Tickets, you can use 5-10-20₺ bills and 1₺ coins.
Using a Credit / Debit Card :
IstanbulKart and Limited Use Tickets can be loaded or purchased using a Credit or Debit Card.
There is no transaction fee for Turkish debit cards. For Turkish credit cards or Foreign debit and credit cards, the transaction fee is determined by banks. The transaction fee is applied after the approval of the customer.
*You cannot use Blue Biletmatik for monthly or seasonal purchases.