The Eurasia Tunnel (Istanbul Strait Highway Tube Crossing Project) is a tube passage that provides the Asian and European sides of Istanbul under the sea floor. It starts from the European side of the Bosphorus and continues under the water to the Anatolian side.
Since the Eurasia Tunnel was built, it provides great convenience for citizens who have to travel between the two sides of Istanbul. Those who have not been here before wonder about the location of the Eurasia Tunnel. The Eurasia Tunnel starts from Yenikapı on the European side of Istanbul and ends in Üsküdar, the Anatolian Side district.
To the Eurasia Tunnel connecting the two sides of Istanbul; On the European side, you can access Kazlıçeşme, Kocamustafapaşa, Yenikapı and Kumkapı. On the Asian side, we can list the access points to the Eurasia Tunnel as Acıbadem, Uzunçayır and Göztepe. Entrance and exit points of the tunnel; It is located on the Asian side between Koşuyolu Junction and Eyüp Aksoy Junction. The entrance and exit points of the Eurasia Tunnel on the European side are located around Kumkapı.
Currently, the toll fee from the Eurasia Tunnel is 23,30 TL for cars and 34,90 TL for minibuses. tying. The Eurasia Tunnel, which serves on the Kazlıçeşme-Göztepe line, where vehicle traffic is heavy in Istanbul, covers a route of 14,6 kilometers in total.
The 5,4 kilometer section of the project consists of a two-storey tunnel constructed with a special technology under the sea floor and connection tunnels constructed with other methods, while road expansion and improvement works were carried out on a total of 9,2 kilometers in Europe and Asia. The approach roads between Sarayburnu-Kazlıçeşme and Harem-Göztepe were expanded and intersections, car underpasses and pedestrian overpasses were built.