Hello, My husband is flying to Istambul next week and he’s going to travel from Istambul to Ankara by train. Is it possible to buy a train ticket online without HES number? He’ll get it later, 72 hours before his trip to Turkey so he’ll have it before boarding the train. I’ve also read that one needs a proof of vaccination or PCR test in order to travel on i […]
In reply to danielle hebert. Unfortunately international trains are not running for now. There is a regional train from Istanbul to Kapikule. But you have to cross the border by yourself. And you cannot do it by rail, you have to choose the road gate which is next to rail gate. Standard bicycles are not allowed to regional trains.