Since Beyoğlu is a Central District, transportation is very convenient. Access to the airport is uninterrupted. The Galata Bridge provides access to Eminönü and the Atatürk Bridge to the district of Fatih and there is a tramway running from Taksim to Tünel since 1991. There is a subway connection between Taksim to Mecidiyeköy and in the district of Şişli and 4. Levent. Ferries are running on the Golden Horn. In Beyoğlu’s marine transport; there are ferry stations in Kasımpaşa, Hasköy, Sütlüce, Kadıköy, Kartal, Bostancı, the Princes’ Islands, Marmara, the Black Sea, Aegean and the Mediterranean with the ships sailing abroad departing from the quay of Karaköy.
The subway, the construction of which was started in 1992 serving between Taksim and 4. Levent has been launched in September 16, 2000. There are shopping centers in the Levent and Gayrettepe Stations of the Taksim-4. Levent Subway. When the Taksim-Yenikapı and 4. Levent-Ayazağa segments are put in service, the work on which is still in progress, the subway line will have a total length of 17 km.
TAKSIM Station is an end terminal with a total length of 235 meters. It is 35 meters below street level. It has five entrances as Taksim Square (2), Gezi Park (1), Cumhuriyet Street (1) and the handicapped entrance (1). In long tunnels, there are walking conveyors, handicapped elevators and escalators.
OSMANBEY Station, is an interim station 23 meters below street level, 231 meters long with 6 entrances.
ŞİŞLİ Station is an interim station 28 meters under street level, 235 meters long, with 6 entrances.
GAYRETTEPE Station is between Gayrettepe and Zincirlikuyu under Büyükdere Street. This station, which accommodates a shopping center has 2 passenger entrances and 2 car park entrances. There are 2 emergency exits at street level. This station, 238 meters long, is an interim station 27 meters below street level.
LEVENT Station is a station 240 meters long, 27 meters under street level with 4 entrances under Levent-Büyükdere Street.
4. LEVENT Station is a terminal station 20 meters below street level, 235 meters long with 4 entrances under Büyükdere Street.
Operating Hours: Week days 06:15 / 00:30 – Friday-Saturday 06:15 / 01:00 - Sunday 06:30 / 00:30
Number of Passengers: 140.000 (day)