Local Transport

Esenyurt is a district of the Istanbul Province and is a part of the metropolitan municipality of Istanbul. Located in the European side of Istanbul, Esenyurt borders with Avcılar and Lake Küçükçekmece on the east, Büyükçekmece on the west, Başakşehir, Arnavutköy and TEM road on the north and Beylikdüzü and E-5 motorway on the south. The district covers an area of 2.770 hectares and has its own municipality since 1989.

With the construction boom of large residential complexes in the area in the past few years, Esenyurt benefited from a major development. It now has four cultural centres, which are Esenyurt Cultural Centre, Saadetdere Cultural Centre, Yenikent Cultural Centre and Yunus Balta Cultural Centre. Four parks built in Esenyurt (Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Park, Şehitler Park, Gaziler Park and Kadir Topbaş Park) are also situated among the complexes.

Public buses to/from Esenyurt

  • 142E Esenyurt Incirtepe – Aksaray
  • 142K Esenyurt Kiptaş 4. Etap- 5. Etap- Avcılar
  • 142T Esenyurt Public Hospital – TUYAP Exhibition and Conference Centre
  • 429 Kıraç – Yenibosna Metro

Metrobus lines to/from Esenyurt

  • 34B Beylikdüzü – Avcılar
  • 34BZ Beylikdüzü – Zincirlikuyu (night service)
  • 34C Beylikdüzü – Cevizlibağ
  • 34G Beylikdüzü – Söğütlüçeşme (night service)

For more information, please click this information about Istanbul Metro.

Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) to Esenyurt


1. With Private Transfer. 

  • It will take you approximately 30 minutes from the Istanbul Ataturk airport to Esenyurt depending on traffic.

2. By Public Transit (Metro and Bus).

  • It takes 73 min from Istanbul Atatürk Intl. Airport to Yılmazkent – Esenyurt using Metro – M1A, Bus – 34BZ, Bus – 142B.

3. By Bus

  • It takes 74 min from Istanbul Atatürk Intl. Airport, Bakirköy to Yılmazkent – Esenyurt using Bus – 401T, Bus – 401T, Bus – 142B.

4. The closest stations to Yılmazkent – Esenyurt are:

  • 1942 Sokak – Esenyurt is 284 meters away, 4 min walk
  • Ufuk Caddesi – Esenyurt is 339 meters away, 5 min walk
  • Esenbahçe – Esenyurt is 381 meters away, 6 min walk
  • Mehterçeşme – Esenyurt is 457 meters away, 7 min walk

More information about transportation at Istanbul Atartuk Airport.