Routes World 2023

Bringing together the global route development community

Istanbul, Türkiye
15 – 17 October 2023

Travel Guidance

Here you will find the latest information and travel guidance for international delegates attending Routes World in Istanbul.

Travel Guidance

Travel and Accommodation Details

We would kindly ask for all Routes World delegates to provide us with your travel and accommodation information.

Submit Travel and Accommodation Details View Official Hotels

Airport and Event Transfer Information

Please note that airport transfers and event transfers will be operating to all Official Hotels from iGA Istanbul Airport.

View airport transfers View intra-event transfers

Can I get a Fast Track through security at Istanbul Airport (IST)?

Fast Track is available for all Routes World delegates on inbound and outbound flights. Follow our step-by-step guide to download your pass.  

iga App Download

Search for iGA or Istanbul Airport in your chosen app store. 

iga app profile

Create and verify your free account in under 2 minutes. 

iga fast

Navigate to your profile and select iGA Pass to view your Fast Track QR code.

Is there a preferred taxi company to use?

We would recommend utilising Uber or BiTaksi Aklından Geçen Taksi if you require a taxi in Istanbul. 

Do you require a visa to enter Türkiye?

There are a number of countries that can enter Türkiye without a visa, please check with your local embassy for further information. For those who need to apply for an e-visa, please check the official Republic of Türkiye website.

Requesting a visa support letter

Please note the deadline for requesting a visa support letter has now passed. If you have any questions, please contact the Routes Travel Team.

Apply for an e-visa

Do you need to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test to enter Türkiye?

As of 1 June 2022, all COVID-19 restrictions in Turkey have been lifted, and passengers arriving in Turkey are no longer required to present proof of vaccination or negative PCR test results. However, COVID-19 entry requirements may change at short notice, you should check the specifics with your airline before you travel.

Do you require further information?

The Routes team is always on hand to answer any questions you may have. If you have a specific question related to any of the above information, please contact the Routes Travel Team.

Contact the Routes Travel Team