Istanbul New Airport (IST) is the main international airport of Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey. There is a left luggage office at Istanbul New Airport where you can leave your suitcases, travel bags, backpacks and other luggage and explore Istanbul City by public transport easily.
At Istanbul Airport you can leave your luggage at left luggage office or store it at one of several luggage lockers found at the airport.
Left Luggage Office at IST Airport
Location of Luggage Storage Office
After passing the customs, keep walking to the right and you will pass travel agencies and the Information desk, where you can get information and directions to the left luggage office.
Luggage storage office (Bagaj Emanet office) is located nearby the Turkish Airlines office in the Arrivals area.
For more information you can contact them by phone (0212) 4653442.
Price for Left Luggage Storage
Price of left luggage storage at Istanbul Airport depends on the size of your baggage and is as follows:
- Extra-large Baggage - 72 TL/Day
- Large Baggage - 53 TL/Day
- Baggage - 36 TL/Day
- Plastic Bag - 27 TL/Day
There is no prepayment. You will be charged when picking up your luggage from storage.
Luggage Storage Duration
The fees stated above are charged per day (between 0-24 hours).
If baggage is left for more than 24 hours, the fee is charged for the full extra day when it is picked up.
Bagaj Emanet office is not responsible for the baggage that is not claimed within 90 days.
Return of Deposited Luggage
Left Luggage staff will issue a ticket for your deposited luggage and you will have to return it and pay the deposit fees when getting your luggage back.
Luggage Lockers at IST Airport
Location of Luggage Lockers
Luggage lockers at Istanbul New Airport can be found in several places.
Luggage lockers are located at the entrance to terminal building after initial security, at the entrance No. 1 for domestic flights and at the entrance No. 8 for international flights.
After passing the customs, keep walking to the left and you will find the luggage lockers located near the car rental agency offices.
Price for Luggage Lockers
The price for luggage storage at the lockers of Istanbul Airport depends on the size of the locker and is charged for first 12 hours and then additionally for each of the next 24 hours.
Luggage locker price at Istanbul Airport is as follows:
- Small locker - 40 TL for first 12 hours then additional 40 TL for each of the next 24 hours.
- Big locker - 60 TL for first 12 hours then additional 60 TL for each of the next 24 hours.
Storage fee should be paid at the time of luggage collection.
Our personal experience
We have left our backpack at the left baggage office for a day and it cost us 36 Turkish Lira. It was cheaper than renting a locker and everything went smoothly.
If you don't want to rush around the airport looking for a safe storage place for your bags, we would recommend using this airport luggage service: Istanbul Airport Luggage Services by LuggAgent.
Local currency should be used when paying for luggage storage in cash. What currency exchange options you have for getting Turkish Lira at Istanbul Airport? Check here: Currency Exchange at Istanbul Airport (IST).