11 October Sunday

Free Public Transport on First School Day in Istanbul

All public transport across Istanbul will be free of charge for the public on the occasion of the first day of schools only between 6:00 AM and 2:00 PM on Monday, October 12, 2020.

The decision was taken during the Municipal Council session held on December 12, 2019, upon the proposal of Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu.

Passengers will board all public transportation vehicles included in the Istanbulkart integration free of charge.

The scheme will be applicable to public buses, trains, metro buses, trams, funiculars, and ferries, starting from 6:00 AM until 2:00 PM on October 12, 2020.

Commuters in Istanbul will be able to travel around the city on all kinds of public transportation between the hours mentioned above.

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