İstanbul has advanced transportation system utilizing almost all the known forms of public transportation. Buses, metro buses, underground transportation, tramways, funiculars, ferries are the most common used transportation means. Most of them are linked each other. You can pay almost all of them by one single card called Istanbul Card
Students can apply for Student Istanbul Card for cheaper transportation.
There are some steps you need to follow:
First, to be able to apply for Istanbul Card,your temporary identity number, YÖK number, should be created by the University. This is the number that you will be using until your Foreign Identity Number is created. YÖK numbers will be ready within the second week after registrations.
In order to apply personally you need to make an online appointment and visit one of the IETT application centers to get your Istanbul Card.
Please make your appointment and submit the required documents to an IETT office. Your card will be ready within few minutes after you apply.
Public Transportation on Motorways
Public Transportation on Railways
Public Transportation on Sea