Pendik is one of Istanbul's most beautiful and renowned districts, home to the historic Sultan Ahmed Mosque, impressive Basilica Cistern, and the famous Grand Bazaar - one of Turkey's calling cards. Pendik Railway Station is the main railway hub serving the area and operating high-speed YHT trains to Ankara, Konya, and Eskisehir, plus several region trains. It has three platforms and four tracks and offers a great variety of services to ensure a traveler's comfort, such as ticket desks, waiting areas, left luggage facilities, info desk, as well as many others. The station is located in the center of Pendik, so it's very easy to reach it.
What to Know About Train Station in Pendik
Is Pendik Station far from Istanbul city center?
Yes, the railway hub is set rather far from downtown, about 35 km (40 mi) away. But don't worry, as the transport system of Istanbul is very well-developed, are reaching the city center from the station is not a problem at all.
How to get from Pendik Rail Station to Sabiha Gokcen Airport?
The easiest way is, of course, to get a taxi, but if you are considering only public transport connections - get ready to walk for a bit. There is an iDO YHT Gar bus stop, located about 1 km (0.62 mi) from the station's building (you need to walk towards the sea). There, you can catch an E-9 bus that goes directly to the airport. But at the moment, a new metro line, M10, that will be a direct link between the Pendik Station and Sabiha Gokcen Airport, is under construction.