Plan Your Trip from St Petersburg to Istanbul
St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport
No matter what your final destination, head to Orbitz.com for inexpensive flights from St Petersburg. Flying out of St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport is convenient because the airport is located at 14700 Terminal Blvd in Clearwater, FL, just four miles north of St. Petersburg. This joint civil and military airport serves Allegiant Air, SeaCoast Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, Transat Airlines and Vision Airlines.
Airport Parking Options
St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport offers both short-term and long-term parking options. Both lots cost $2 for the first hour and $1 for additional hours, with a $14 daily maximum cost for parking in the short-term lot and an $11 daily maximum cost for parking in the long-term lot. The airport also operates a remote parking lot that is only open when the other lots are filled to capacity. When open, this lot is served by a free shuttle bus to the terminal. Air travelers should note that the lots open two hours before the first scheduled flight of the day and close one hour after the last flight arrives in the evening.
Transportation to St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport
Local taxi companies Clearwater Yellow Cab and United Cab can provide transportation to the airport from area hotels, homes or businesses. Alternately, passengers departing from the airport can opt to hire a car from a local limousine or private transportation company. The drive from downtown St. Petersburg to the airport typically takes only 15 to 25 minutes and averages less than $20 per ride.
St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport Food and Beverage Service
Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner before your flight in the sit-down dining room at Sam Adams Grille in the airport terminal. Alternately, you can pick up a coffee or snack at Shell Key CafÃ© or Tampa Bay CafÃ© & Bar in the passenger holding area once you have cleared security. Find inexpensive flights from St. Petersburg on Orbitz.com today, and make plans to enjoy the many amenities available at the airport before your flight takes off.
Istanbul Area Airports
Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul AtatÃ¼rk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul AtatÃ¼rk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.
Getting to the Airport
From Istanbul AtatÃ¼rk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.
Weather Conditions in Istanbul
In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.
Vacationing in Istanbul
Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.
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