TCDD announced information about Istanbul-Ankara high speed train for passengers in its website as follows:
Click for high speed train schedules as of 28.02.2016.
As a start, in Ankara-Istanbul route, 6 trains will depart every day in each direction. Service will start on Sunday (27th July). For one week, the trains will be free of charge.
Departures from Ankara and stations to stop is as follows:
Departures from Istanbul and stations to stop is as follows:
There are 4 types of seats in Istanbul-Ankara high speed train: Business, business plus, economy, economy plus.
The fares will start from 70 TL (around 25 €) for one direction.
The travel time between Istanbul and Ankara is between 3:40-3:55 hours, which, after completion of project, will decrease to 3 hours.
Photo: Onur Uysal