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Istanbul Luggage Storage Guide 2022

Posted Oct 5, 2022

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage in Istanbul?" Perhaps you just arrived in Istanbul and need a place to store your bags before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Marmara Park, Akbatı, or Vadistanbul Avm (Vadistanbul AVM) and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing around Istanbul at Orhangazi Şehir Parkı, Güneşli Meydanı, or Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (Fatih Sultan Mehmet Köprüsü) and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage in Istanbul!

Luggage storage nearby most Istanbul hotspots

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Istanbul and the world.

Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in Istanbul start at just €5 per 24h/bag.

Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in Istanbul now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Big Çamlıca Hill (Büyük Çamlıca Tepesi), Yaşam Vadisi, and Başakşehir Millet Bahçesi. You can also go for a hike around Belgrad Forest (Belgrad Ormanı), Kemerburgaz Kent Ormanı, and İstanbul Akvaryum. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Ömür Teras Cafe & Bar, Kitchenette Taksim, and Dorock Xl.


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You can store your luggage very quickly and easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Istanbul without your things!

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Where can I store my luggage in Istanbul?

To call Istanbul a “historic city” is quite an understatement. This strategic port along the Bosporus has been one of the world’s most influential cities since it was founded in the 660s BC. First named Byzantium and then re-named Constantinople, Istanbul literally and figuratively straddles the divide between East and West. Although Istanbul is no longer the capital of Turkey, it remains the nation’s most significant center for culture, business, and tourism. But it’s not just this city’s history that attracts international tourists. As you’d expect in one of the world’s most populous cities, Istanbul has a diverse range of high-class shopping, dining, and nightlife activities.

Worried about luggage storage in Istanbul? Fear not; Bounce has got you covered. That’s right, Bounce now offers many safe and convenient storage options spread throughout Turkey’s largest city. No matter where your Istanbul adventures take you, you’re bound to find a Bounce-approved location just around the corner. Be sure to look through our bag storage in the Istanbul category for more details.

  • Luggage Storage Near Marmaray Sirkeci Station

  • Luggage Storage Near Hagia Sophia Museum

  • Luggage Storage Near Haydarpasa Station

  • Luggage Storage Near Istanbul Airport

  • Luggage Storage Near the Blue Mosque

  • Luggage Storage Near Topkapi Palace Museum

  • Luggage Storage Near Basilica Cistern

How much does luggage storage cost in Istanbul?

Luggage storage in Istanbul costs only €5 on the Bounce platform for each bag or piece of luggage. 

Where is the nearest bag storage in Istanbul?

The Bounce platform offers dozens of bag and luggage storage locations throughout Istanbul. With 24/7 customer support and up to $10,000 BounceShield™ Protection included with every booking, luggage storage in Istanbul has never been easier. 

Luggage Storage Near Marmaray Sirkeci Station

Just a short walk from glorious Gülhane Park in northern Istanbul, Marmaray Sirkeci Station is a major hub for railways and underground lines connecting the Asian and European sides of the city. Originally constructed in the 1890s, this station’s opulent architecture has also been a point of pride for residents of Istanbul. Even if you’re not catching a train at Marmary, it’s well worth your time exploring the wonders of this train station. Those interested in the legendary Orient Express will definitely love a stroll around this historic station.

There’s no need to worry about carrying heavy bags around with you at Marmaray Sirkeci Station. Bounce now offers luggage storage options all around this significant transportation hub. Feel free to check out Bounce’s mobile app to find the best storage destinations for your travel needs.

Luggage Storage Near Hagia Sophia Museum

Visiting Istanbul without touring the Hagia Sophia is like visiting Paris without seeing Notre Dame. You just have to do it. Located no far from Sultanahmet Square, the Hagia Sophia Museum was originally built as a Christian church in the 6th century. When the Ottomans took over in the 15th century, however, Hagia Sophia served as the city’s central mosque. Today, the Hagia Sophia serves as a museum, but you will see heavy influences from both the Christian and Muslim worlds on your tour. Visitors are always impressed by the Hagia Sophia’s spacious interior, massive dome, and the glittering remains of Byzantine mosaics. No matter your faith, a tour through the Hagia Sophia is sure to leave you speechless.

When you’re in the Hagia Sophia, one thing you don’t want to be worried about is lugging around heavy bags. For a stress-free experience of this architectural masterpiece, look into luggage storage options on Bounce's website. You’re sure to find loads of Bounce-approved hotels and stores around the Hagia Sophia that will take good care of your luggage.

Luggage Storage Near Haydarpasa Station

Ironically, one the most distinctly European attractions in Istanbul is in the Asian section of the city. Designed by two Western architects, the Haydarpasa Train Station looks almost like a castle when viewed from outside. While touring this station’s massive interior, guests are treated to fabulous stained glass windows, mosaics, and highly decorated ceilings with allusions to Istanbul’s legendary history. Although Haydarpasa still functions as a train station, its impressive architecture has made it a must-see stop on any tourist’s itinerary.

Whether you’re riding the rails or taking a ferry, chances are you’ll visit Haydarpasa at some point on your Istanbul journey. Before you head out to Haydarpasa, be sure to browse Bounce’s bag storage in the Istanbul category. For just €5 per day, we promise to keep your belongings safe wherever you decide to drop them off.

Luggage Storage Near Istanbul Airport

For many years, the main airport for international tourists coming into Istanbul was Istanbul Ataturk Airport at the southern end of the city. Since 2019, however, the City of Istanbul has decided to close Ataturk and instead divert all air traffic to the northern Istanbul Airport (IATA: IST). Considered the largest airport in the world, IST is expected to handle about 40 million passengers per year on some 250 different airlines. As for its distance from the city’s center, IST is roughly a 40-minute drive north of the Hagia Sophia. Although metro service isn’t currently available at IST, these lines are slated to be ready sometime in 2020.

Interested in luggage storage in Istanbul Airport? If so, then you’ve come to the right website. Bounce is proud to offer our customers many baggage storage options in and around bustling IST.

Luggage Storage Near the Blue Mosque

Just a 5-minute walk from the Hagia Sophia you’ll find another one of Istanbul’s great structures that were actually based on the Hagia Sophia’s design: The Blue Mosque. Officially named the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, this glorious house of worship was built in the early 1600s by Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I. This mosque got its nickname due to the heavy use of blue tiling and blue-tinted lighting.

Please keep in mind, however, that unlike Hagia Sophia the Blue Mosque is still an active house of worship. This means you will only be allowed inside if you wear appropriate attire. Women must ensure to cover their shoulders and legs as well as wear a headscarf. Men are encouraged to wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts. Both men and women must remove shoes when entering the Blue Mosque, so be sure to wear a comfy pair of socks during your visit.

Because the Blue Mosque is an active house of worship, it’s advised you search through all of the bag storage in Istanbul options listed on Bounce’s website. As you’ll soon see, Bounce works with many reputable stores and hotels just a short walk away from this holy site. If you have more questions about our services, don’t hesitate to contact one of Bounce’s friendly staff.

Luggage Storage Near the Topkapi Palace Museum

Another opulent Ottoman-era building worth exploring is the Topkapi Palace Museum just a 3-minute walk north of Hagia Sophia. Constructed in the 15th century, Topkapi once served as the main home of some of the most illustrious sultans in Istanbul’s history. Thankfully, this sprawling complex survived the centuries and has been under state protection ever since the 1920s. Guests who visit Topkapi will get to see the rooms where Ottoman sultans and their administrators conducted daily business as well as the famed harem where the sultan’s concubines lived. Don’t forget to closely inspect all of the treasures housed in this palace complex, including rare manuscripts, bejeweled weaponry, and lovely textiles.

Please save yourself the hassle of carrying uncomfortable bags around this world-class museum. Bounce now has loads of options around Topkapki Palace clearly listed on our luggage storage in the Istanbul page. Need more specifics? Just download our user-friendly mobile app to find all of our storage destinations.

Luggage Storage Near Basilica Cistern

Very close to the Hagia Sophia Museum is yet another marvel of Roman engineering: the Basilica Cistern. Located underneath Istanbul, this cistern is an almost 10,000 sq. meter space initially built as a storage center for water. As you walk around this miraculous area, you can’t help but wonder how the Romans were able to erect these 300-plus columns back in Ancient times. By the way, keep in mind the Basilica Cistern frequently holds fun events, so be sure to check out what’s going on here before you visit.

Because the Basilica Cistern is underground, you could imagine how difficult it is to carry bags around with you on your tour. For your comfort, we advise leaving your luggage at a Bounce-approved hotel before visiting this fabulous attraction. Keep in mind Bounce ensures all of our customers’ bags for $10,000, so there’s no reason to worry about working with us.

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Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage in Istanbul?

    The price for luggage storage in Istanbul is just €5/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage in Istanbul?

    There are multiple locations all around Istanbul which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Orhangazi Şehir Parkı, Güneşli Meydanı, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (Fatih Sultan Mehmet Köprüsü) and many other areas.

  • Is it safe to store your bags in Istanbul?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage in Istanbul.

  • Are there storage lockers in Istanbul?

    Yes. There are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in Istanbul. Bounce has multiple locations throughout Istanbul where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee.

  • Where are the best places to stay and eat while in Istanbul?

    The most popular restaurants to visit are Hafız Mustafa (Hafız Mustafa 1864), Terrace, and Ikea Restaurant Bayrampaţa. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Istanbul are Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent, Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus, and Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions in Istanbul?

    Istanbul offers several scenic parks including Nilüfer Parkı, Taksim Gezi Park (Taksim Gezi Parkı), and Maçka Demokrasi Parkı.

  • Where can I find tourist information and guideposts in Istanbul?

    You can find local tourist information at Idata, VFS GLOBAL Visa Application Centre, and Vista Turizm.

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