How to get to Akhtamar Church by train?

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How to get to Akhtamar Church from Istanbul by train?

Akhtamar is about 1500 km away from İstanbul. Train is a slow but entartaining option, especially if you’d like to discover both high speed and overnight trains of Turkey.

You have to take first high speed train to Ankara and overnight train to Tatvan which will last more than one day in total. Keep in mind that train to Tatvan runs twice a week.

How to get to Akhtamar Church from Ankara by train?

Akhtamar is about 1000 km away from Ankara. Train is for travelers who enjoy travelling in an overnight train (better on sleeper) for one day.

You will get on the overnight train to Tatvan which will last one day. Keep in mind that train to Tatvan runs twice a week.

How to get to Akhtamar Church from Adana by train?

Akhtamar is about 800 km away from Adana. One daily and one overnight train will take you there.

You have to take daily train to Elazığ and interchange for Tatvan. You have some time at Elazığ. Departure time of Tatvan train may be a little disturbing. Keep in mind that train to Tatvan runs twice a week.

Prepared based on personal experiences and timetables of preparation date. Please read disclaimer statement.

Prepared in 10/2018
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