|Airport of arrival:||Sharjah International Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Sarjah:||4 hours 10 minutes|
Sharjah Dubai Sharjah is the third-largest city and the most populous city in the metropolitan area of Acman. The emirate, which is adjacent to Dubai, is ruled by the Kasimi dynasty. Sharjah, an important cultural and economic capital on the Arabian peninsula, welcomes tourists from all over the world every year and you can easily find cheap flight tickets to Sharjah throughout the year.
Sharjah is one of the most beautiful holiday cities in the United Arab Emirates and there are many direct flights to Sharjah departing from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport which is connected through various domestic flights to different cities within Turkey and different cities all over the world. You can book your ticket in advance plan a holiday and find cheap flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Sharjah International Airport.
You can book your ticket in advance to benefit from seasonal promotions offered by Pegasus Airlines.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers frequent flights to Sharjah International Airport which is known to be the largest airport in the city. It is located is 13 km southeast of the city center.
Sharjah International Airport
Completed in 1970, Sharjah International Airport, 1977 began to serve in the field of civil aviation. With an annual capacity of 18 million, it is an important airport in the Arab Emirates. The airport, which has four terminals in total, has financial services, tourism offices, customer service offices, restaurants, cafes and other facilities to meet the needs of passengers.
Transport from Sharjah International Airport to the City Center
You can go to the city center from the airport by bus, taxi or private car.
Buses from Muwasalat provide easy access to the city center. Buses 14, 15, 88 and 99 take you to different locations in the city center. Buses 14, 15 and 99 have a ticket price of 7 AED, while bus 88 has a ticket price of 9 AED. You can take a look at this link to get detailed information about bus routes and times.
You can find a taxi for 24 hours at the airport. All taxis have a taximeter and charge AED 20 for the journey from the airport to the city center. You can reach the desired location within 10-20 minutes by taxi depending on the traffic situation and the distance.
Sharjah welcomes many tourists all year round and is very comfortable to drive around the city. You can take advantage of the car rental services offered by Pegasus to visit the city as you wish and to reach the city easily from the airport.
If you have a hotel with a reservation, you can contact this hotel to find out if it provides a shuttle service from the airport. In the city which is developed in terms of tourism, many hotels provide similar services.
Public transport in Sharjah is provided by Mowasalat buses and taxis.
Mowasalat buses provide transportation to many points in the city with quality buses as in many Arab countries. You can get a public transport card, Mowasalat card, which costs AED 5 from the bus drivers. Please check this link for detailed information about Mowasalat bus routes.
Taxis are the most preferred means of transportation by tourists due to the hot weather which has a year-round effect in the city. You can find a taxi at many points in the city 24 hours a day. Taximeter opening fee is 12 AED and costs 3 AED per kilometer (2019)
There are luxurious hotels from every corner of Sharjah. Due to the great competition in the tourism sector, it is easy to find affordable accommodation options. Al Qasima, Al Majaz, Al Khan in the central areas such as luxury and expensive, you can find quality hotels for both luxury and expensive. You can find a hotel room at affordable prices in these regions with the reservation you will make months in advance.
With Pegasus Airlines you can browse the available accommodation options and book your hotel in Sharjah at affordable prices months in advance.
In Sharjah, you will find delicious dishes of classic Arabic cuisine. Biryani, fried chicken and hummus are among the most popular dishes of the culinary culture where mostly chicken meat is consumed and spicy dishes are preferred.
You can have a look at What to Eat in Sharjah page for more suggestions about all the local delicacies.
We have compiled some information you need to know to make your trip to Sharjah more enjoyable and comfortable:
The Sharjah visa is issued electronically and can be made through the application centers or tourism agencies authorized by the United Arab Emirates Immigration Offices. The standard duration of a Sharjah visa is 2 months. You can enter the country with the printout of the visa you will receive by mail.
There are many beautiful places located within a short distance from Sharjah.
- Ajman, United Arab Emirates (11 km)
- Dubai, United Arab Emirates (21 km)
- Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (76 km)
- Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (133 km)
Sharjah has a desert climate and temperatures can go up to 50 degrees in summer. In winter, the temperature does not drop below 17 degrees.
- Country Code: +971
- Dubai Area Code: 971
- Airport Contact: +971 6 558 1111
- Emergency Line: 999
- Airport Shuttle Service: +971 600 522282
Places to see
Sharjah, like the other Arab Emirates, is a city built almost from scratch and has become a major metropolis today. Almost every corner of the city has been designed and developed for tourism. There are large shopping centers, entertainment centers and clubs in many parts of this city.
Due to the country's interest in art, history, and culture, many modern museums have been established. Sharjah Museum of Art, Sharjah Heritage Museum, Calligraphy Museum, Sharjah Archaeological Museum, and Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization are museums you can visit during your holiday in Sharjah.
Dubai is very close to the city center of Sharjah and as a city with world-famous skyscrapers and shopping centers, Sharjah is a place you can visit during your holiday.
To learn more about Sharjah, you can have a look at Sharjah Travel Guide page that Pegasus Airlines prepared for you.