It is recommended that visitors do not rent a car in Istanbul.
Driving in Istanbul is, to say the least, difficult, due to the heavy traffic,
hilly landscape, and many narrow and winding streets.
Taxis are the preferred way to get from one place to another in Istanbul.
Taxis are cheap, and can be found easily all over the city.
Public transportation in Istanbul is cheap and the network is extensive.
There are different types of public transport:
Due to Marmaray, trasportation between Istanbul center and GTU is very easy.
The "Fatih" Marmaray station in the GTU campus, connecting the campus to the center of the Asian side of Istanbul,
the transportation hub in the European side, as well as to the whole Asian coast of Istanbul.
All public transportation means in Istanbul
(metro, metrobus, tram, light train, boats) use
the Istanbul card for paying the fees.