When travelling to Turkey, most people wonder the question “How much is in Turkey?”. Sometimes it is very hard to determine the prices in a foreign country. Also, local currency and exchange rates make the calculation harder.
By this topic, we hereby provide the prices of the common consumer goods and transportation in Turkey. These prices will help you to determine the common price level and the exchange rate of the Turkish Lira.
Tip: How much in Turkish is “Ne kadar” or “Kaç (Kach) Lira. For example if you’ll ask “How much is this Kebab” is “Kebab ne kadar” or “Kebab kaç (kach) lira.
Exchange rates as of 15.11.2016
1 USD= 3,25 Turkish Lira (TL)
1 EUR= 3,50 Turkish Lira (TL)
1 GBP= 4 Turkish Lira (TL)
1 SAR= 0,85 Turkish Lira (TL)
(Current Rates may be seen here)
Price of common consumption goods in İstanbul* / Turkey
Water(50ml): 0,75 TL
Coca-Cola(500ml): 1,85 TL
Marlboro 100’s: 12 TL
Kebab’s: ~16-14 TL
Big Mac Menu: 13 TL
Crisps(80gr) 2 TL
Beer (Market): 6,5 TL
Beer (Bar): 10 – 14 TL
Average Breakfast: 14 TL
Average Lunch: 18 TL
Average Dinner: 20 TL
Chicken Döner: 6 TL
Beef Döner: 12 TL
*İstanbul has a higher price level than other cities in Turkey.
Public Trasportation (İstanbul incity)
Bus Tickets: 2,30 TL
Underground: 2,30 TL
Ferries: 2,30 TL
Metrobus: 3,55 * (Return available for trips lesser than 45 stops) ;
Reduction applied on transfers.
Detailed fare list for Istanbul can be seen -> here
Taxi Fares (İstanbul)
Taximeter opens with 3,45 TL + 2,1 TL for each km elapsed
Intercity coach fares of major cities of Turkey:
İstanbul – Ankara: 60 TL
İstanbul – Antalya: 85 TL
İstanbul – İzmir: 80 TL
İstanbul – Bodrum: 100 TL
İstanbul – Fethiye / Muğla: 95 TL
İstanbul – Çanakkale: 50 TL
Ankara – Antalya: 70 TL
Ankara – İzmir: 70 TL
İzmir – Bodrum: 35
İzmir – Kuşadası: 19 TL
You may check other destinations from here: https://www.pamukkale.com.tr/Bilet.php Pamukkale Tourism which has an average price level but quality service.
Airport Shuttles of İstanbul Airports
Sabiha Gökçen İnternational Airport to Taksim Square: 15 TL
Atatürk International Airport to Taksim Square: 12 TL
Warning: The prices provided here are not actual prices, they are written for demonstration purposes only. The prices provided here may vary among seller&place.
Also, you need to know the banknotes and coins. You may see the picture of the banknotes and coins in use:
Updated on 15 November 2016