Public Transportation
The public transportation card is called Istanbulkart and you can change from tram to train to bus all in one Istanbulkart.
Ticket vending machines (biletmatik) at the stations are available for purchasing the card. 
To qualify for a student discount, students must submit their YÖKSİS number to during the card application. This 11-digit number, beginning with 98, can be found on the student certificate and the OBS accounts. 
Students should visit an application centre with their student enrolment letter to obtain the card. Application centre locations can be found here:
For required documents and fees for the student transportation card, visit:[name=tab_6]


Yıldız Campus is in Beşiktaş and Beşiktaş is a student friendly district. It is close to the disticts called Beyoğlu and Şişli.

How to reach?
Bus: There are many buses stopping at Yıldız Campus. For bus routes and timetables, please check and make a search by the keywords “Yildiz Teknik Universitesi Besiktas”
Metrobus: The nearest metrobus station is Zincirlikuyu. After you get off at Zincirlikuyu station, you can take a bus to reach the campus.
Ferry: Check http:
// for timetables and lines. The nearest port to the campus is Beşiktaş Port. After you disembark, you can walk up the Barbaros Blv. or take a bus/minibus to reach the campus.

Metro: To reach the campus by metro, take M7 (Yıldız - Mahmutbey) metro line and get off at “Yıldız” station. For more information about metro & railway routes:


Davutpaşa Campus is in Esenler, which is close to the districts called Bakırköy, Bahçelievler and some parts of Zeytinburnu.

How to reach?
Bus: 41AT and 85C bus lines go directly to the campus. For bus routes and timetables, please check: search by the keywords “Yildiz Teknik Universitesi Davutpasa”
Marmaray: From Kazlıçeşme marmaray station, you can take bus 85C. This bus line rides between Kazlıçeşme station and Davutpaşa Campus.
Metro: Davutpasa Campus has a metro station near the Gate A. To reach the campus by metro, take M1A (Atatürk Airport - Yenikapı) metro line (red line) and get off at “Davutpasa – YTU Campus” station. For more information about metro & railway routes:
Metrobus: Get off at Cevizlibağ station. Cross the bridge and at Cevizlibağ bus stop, to reach the campus take either bus 41AT or the shuttle.