Istanbul Turkey ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท
Get important remote worker news, advice and updates in your inbox ๐Ÿ‘‡
Istanbul
The largest city in Turkey, Istanbul is the only city in the world that sits on two continents - Europe and Asia. With a location on the Bosphorus Strait, this massive metropolis offers every kind of experience imaginable. The architecture and history are impressive, with the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia and palaces galore. The food is incredible, the culture strong and elements of the religious, modern, hipster, traditional and more create a unique and exciting atmosphere. It's also an affordable city, with low prices for a very good standard of big city living.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 11079 617 603 ${ selected_currency } per month in Istanbul, with an average rent of 5953 332 324 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 5953 332 324
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 742 41 40
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 1360 76 74
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 302 17 16
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 830 46 45
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 50 3 3
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 104 6 6
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 103 6 6
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 40 2 2
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 183 10 10
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 254 14 14
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 365 20 20
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 158 9 9
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 388 22 21
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 247 14 13
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 11079 617 603
Average weather in Istanbul
Most common months to visit: April - June, September and October
What to know
Population
15,520,000
Main airport
Istanbul Airport (IST)
Language
Turkish
Tap water
Not drinkable
Tipping
Tip 5-10% in restaurants, cafรฉs and bars
Taxi apps
BiTaksi