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Luggage Storage Istanbul

You know exactly where you want to go in İstanbul, and exactly what you want to see - the problem? Being weighed down by heavy bags. When it comes to luggage storage, Istanbul has a number of options. However, the capacity is usually limited and can get quite expensive. Instead, you can make the most of your time by booking luggage storage in Istanbul with Stasher online. It's convenient, affordable, and fully insured.

Luggage Storage In İstanbul With Stasher

There are many advantages to storing your luggage with Stasher. Here are just a few listed below:

  • Over 20,000 reviews of our service give us an average of 4.8/5
  • Each item you store with Stasher is insured for up to €1,000
  • Award-winning customer service, available 24/7
  • Every location has been vetted by a member of the Stasher Team
  • No size restrictions
  • Approx 50% cheaper than station lockers

How much does luggage storage in Istanbul cost with Stasher?

Luggage storage in İstanbul starts from €6 per day, and €6 for any additional day!

Opening hours

Many of our StashPoints are open until late in the evening or even 24/7 to accommodate even the weirdest of schedules. However, it is recommended that you double-check opening hours before booking online to ensure absolute peace of mind!

How to store your luggage in Istanbul with Stasher

Storing your luggage with Stasher is as easy as these simple steps!

  1. Search for available listings by location, opening hours, and available space
  2. Book through our online platform to secure your storage
  3. An email will be sent to you confirming your reservation
  4. Drop off your bag!

If you can't make it on time, you can cancel your reservation and make a new one without incurring any additional fees.

Luggage Storage at Istanbul Transportation Hubs

You might be able to leave your luggage in the bus company's office if you have a ticket with one of the bus companies operating lines from Esenler Otagan - Istanbul's main bus station. However, the availability of the service is not guaranteed. Train stations typically have left baggage lockers that are bright yellow and easy to spot. 

Sirkeci Gar Train Station

You will need to locate a yellow locker that has a green indicator that it is available. When you place your luggage and receive the receipt ticket, you will need to keep it safe and flat. If your ticker gets wet, folds, or crumples, you won't be able to insert it into the locker to collect your bag and may. be subject to a fine. 

The costs for the baggage lockers are:

  • Handbags and small luggage - 3 YTL for up to 4 hours
  • Large suitcases - 4 YTL for up to 4 hours
  • 4 to 14 hours - 50 YTL for every hour 
  • 14 to 24 hours - add 4 YTL
  • 24 to 36 hours - add 5 YTL

Luggage Storage Istanbul Airports

If you arrive in Istanbul by plane, you could store some of your belongings at the airport's luggage storage options. However, there is a fee that usually ranges depending on the size of your luggage. Below is more information on luggage storage options at the three major airports. 

Istanbul New Airport (IST)

IST is the main international airport in Istanbul. You can leave your luggage in one of their luggage lockers or at the left luggage office. The luggage storage office is located in the Arrivals area near the Turkish Airlines office. Prices depend on the bag size as follows:

  • Extra-large Bag - 72 TL per day
  • Large Bag - 53 TL per day
  • Bag - 36 TL per day
  • Plastic Bag - 27 TL per day

Luggage lockers at IST Airport can be found on the Departure floor at entrance number 1 for domestic flights and entrance number 8 for international flights. On the Arrival floor, they are located near the car rental agency offices. Luggage locker prices are as follows:

  • Small locker - 40 TL for the first 12 hours and 40 TL additions for every 24 hours 
  • Big locker - 60 TL for the first 12 hours and 60 TL additions for every 24 hours 

Ataturk Airport

At Ataturk Airport there are luggage lockers available on the Departures floor of the International terminal by the Row B check-in desks. You can also store your luggage at one of two Baggage Custody Services locations for the following fees:

  • Big Bag - 25 TL per day
  • Suitcase - 18 TL per day
  • Hand Luggage - 15 TL per day
  • Plastic Bag - 12 TL per day

Sabiha Gökcen Airport

The Sabiha Gökcen Airport has a Baggage Storage office located in the International Terminal that is open 24/7. They charge a daily fee that ranges based on the size of the baggage. You can contact the office for more details by calling +90 216 588 88. 

Luggage Storage Near Istanbul Major Attractions

Some of the main attractions in Istanbul will not have luggage storage options. This includes the Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) Mosque and the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnıçı). However, some museums do have cloakrooms for you to store your bags. You'll want to call ahead to make sure. Below are a couple of popular destinations and their bag policies. 

Istanbul Modern 

Featuring artists from Turkey, Istanbul Modern is a contemporary art museum in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul. All visitors must leave their large bags, backpacks, luggage, and umbrellas in the museum cloakroom. 

Pera Museum 

An art museum in the Beyoğlu district, the Pera Museum has a main focus on Orientalism in 19th-century art. The museum has a designated area for storing strollers and bags in their cloakroom. 

What to See in Istanbul 

Besides the attractions mentioned above, below are a few must-sees during your visit to Istanbul. 

  • Grand Bazaar (Kapali Çarsi) - a large covered market selling Turkish handicrafts, souvenirs, and more 
  • Spice Bazaar (Mısır Çarşısı) - get your foodie fix of Turkish delights, including spices, nuts, and dried fruit 
  • Süleymaniye Mosque - a landmark with beautiful architecture and a tranquil outdoor garden
  • Dolmabahçe Palace - built in 1854 this palace was the residence of sultans and shows the influence of European architecture and decoration
  • Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts - a must-visit for anyone interested in Islamic and Ottoman art 
  • Yedikule Fortress (Yedikule Hisarı) - the castle of the seven towers is a fortress well worth a trip to

How it works

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Safe and secure

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Seamless Experience

First time user, experience was easy and fast.

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Convenient bag drop

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How much does it cost?


$5.90Per bag per day

No height or weight restrictions


Is Stasher’s luggage storage in İstanbul safe?

Stasher’s security team personally visits each StashPoint to be certain that your luggage will be safe. We also attach a security tag to each of your items and insure each bag for up to £1,000 in the unlikely case that anything gets lost, damaged, or stolen.

How does Stasher work?

Stasher puts you in touch with a network of local hotels and businesses that offer affordable luggage storage in İstanbul. Book online, drop your bags off, and continue exploring the city!

Where can I store my luggage in İstanbul?

Stasher offers award-winning, safe, and convenient luggage storage near key İstanbul attractions and main transportation hubs. Over 21,000 verified customer reviews have earned us a ranking of 4.8/5 stars on Feefo, which awarded Stasher with its Platinum Trusted Service Award.

How much does it cost to store my luggage in İstanbul?

Luggage storage in İstanbul costs from $5.90 for the first day and $5.90 for any additional day.

Is there a size limit for luggage storage with Stasher?

No. Our flat fee per day includes oversized or overweight items. However, you may wish to contact your StashPoint before booking to make sure the location has space to accommodate exceptionally large items like surfboards or upright basses.

We can accommodate all types of luggage, big or small. To ensure a smooth experience, contact us before booking if you wish to store any odd-sized items (such as bikes, skiing equipment, etc.). Our customer support team is available 24/7.

How long can I store my luggage in İstanbul for?

You can store your luggage for as long or as little as you’d like. Just select your desired drop-off and pick-up dates on the checkout page. If you wish to change your booking, you can easily do so without any extra fees!

Will my luggage be safe?

All of our luggage storage locations (we call them StashPoints!) are vetted by a member of our team. The area reserved for bags is accessible only by the employees and business staff. In addition, each item is insured for up to $1,200.00, adding an extra layer of security.

What will happen in case I have a problem with my booking?

Our award-winning customer service is always on hand to help you out. Chat to us using the online chat tool, email us at [email protected], or give us a call! We pride ourselves in taking care of our customers. Our stellar track record has earned us customer service awards from Feefo and Visit England, while more than 5000 reviews give us an average rating of 4.7!

What safety precautions are in place for Covid-19?

To keep you and other customers safe, please be aware Stasher are advising all customers and hosts of the following guidelines:

  • Maintain a distance of 2 meters from other customers and staff
  • Transfer bags by placing them on the floor for the customer to pick up, rather than passing directly
  • Follow the guidance of local government in regards to: travel, social distancing and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Provide and use hand sanitiser if possible.
  • We recommend taking photographs of luggage tags and applying tags to the bags yourself

What if I need to change my drop-off and pick-up times?

We ask for approximate drop-off and pick-up times so that we can prepare for your arrival. However, you can always change your plans.

How long can I store my luggage in İstanbul?

You can store your baggage at one of our İstanbul luggage storage locations for a few hours, days, or even months. We offer discounts for extended storage. It’s up to you.