Information for passengers of Istanbul-Ankara HST


TCDD announced information about Istanbul-Ankara high speed train for passengers in its website as follows:

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.

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.

Istanbul-Ankara (YHT) timetable, options and ticketing

Written by Onur Uysal

Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.

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