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4.Travel & Transportation

Participants are responsible for arranging their own transfers and
transportation.
Please note that Istanbul has two airports. TAV Istanbul Ataturk Airport is
located on the European side where the event will take place, while Sabiha
Gokcen International Airport (SAW) is located in the Asian side. Ataturk Airport
is considerably more convenient. Various transportation options for transfers to
and from the airport are provided below:
Havatas shuttle provides a bus service to and
from both airports to Taksim. Taksim is
approximately 3km from the Marriot Hotel.
Buses leave at 30 minute intervals - Please
check the website for details:
http://www.havatas.com/

The Istanbul metro (M1 Line) runs from the Ataturk Airport into the city
centre. UNDP IRH and the Istanbul Marriott Hotel Sisli are both located within
walking distance (5 minutes) of the “Mecidiyekoy/Sisli” metro stop (M2 Line).

Follow the signs indicating “Metro” from the arrivals hall at Ataturk Airport.
Tokens may be purchased for 4 TRY per line. Take the M1A line from Ataturk
Havalimani (Airport) and alight at the final stop, Yenikapi station. Follow the signs
for transfer to M2 line and alight at Sisli-Mecidiyekoy station. See Links below for
further information:

Link to public transportation map
Link to public transportation routes
Taxi
Taking a yellow taxi is also an option. Please make sure the taximeter is on. A
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