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Frequently asked questions

What is Istanbul like for travelers on a budget?
Istanbul has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque, this destination is home to Hippodrome of Constantinople and Gulhane Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Istanbul?
Based on reviews, Hotel Amira Istanbul is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Arena Hotel - Special Class and Grand Hotel Palmiye.
How many inexpensive hotels should I expect to find in Istanbul?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 342 budget hotels in Istanbul.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Istanbul?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Istanbul, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 43°F. Average annual precipitation for Istanbul is 32 inches.
What is there to see and do in Istanbul?
Istanbul attracts visitors with its major shopping area and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Basilica Cistern and Sultanahmet Square, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Hagia Sophia, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Topkapi Palace and Pera Museum.
How can I get to Istanbul and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Istanbul is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is 21.2 mi (34.1 km) away from the center in Istanbul (IST). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can book a flight to Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW), located 18.9 mi (30.4 km) away. You can access metro transit at Sultanahmet Station, Gulhane Station, and Cemberlitas Station.