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.