Trains to Bucharest and Belgrade started


Train services from Istanbul to Bucharest and Belgrade started this weekend.

The first train to Belgrade departed from Istanbul (Halkali) on Friday, and to Bucharest on Saturday evening.

Bucharest wagons run together with Bosphor Express to Sofia until Dimitrovgrad, and change loco there. Timetable of Bucherest train is as follows:

istanbul-bucharest-timetable

Fares of Bucharest train, which will continue until 2nd of October are as follows:

Istanbul Bucharest train fares

Istanbul-Bucharest train details

Belgrade wagons run with Bosphor Express until Sofia, and continue from there after a short delay. Timetable is as follows:

istanbul-belgrade-timetable

Belgrade train will continue until 15th of September. Fares are as follows:

Istanbul Belgrade train fares

Istanbul-Belgrade train details

There’s bus connection from Sirkeci to Halkali for these trains.

Cover Photo: Wikimedia

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5 thoughts on “Trains to Bucharest and Belgrade started

    1. Why? I thought Turkey’s new tunnel under the Straits was going to be used for inter-continental freight and passenger trains.

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