Istanbul Ankara HST

Route map, train timetable, main stations and ticket options of high speed train running between Istanbul (Halkali) and Ankara:

Istanbul Ankara HST
Istanbul Ankara HST. Photo: Steve Hobson

No meal service due to pandemic. HES codes required for Turkish citizens.

Istanbul Ankara HST information
  • Which operator operates the train? TCDD Taşımacılık
  • What kind of a train I’m going to travel with? CAF HST sets
  • What travel options I have? Economy and business
  • Any food/drink available in train? No meal service nor snack bar
  • How far is it from Istanbul (Halkali) to Ankara? 556 km
  • How long it takes from Istanbul (Halkali) to Ankara? 5:30 hours
Istanbul Ankara HST route
Istanbul Ankara HST route


Train departure days: Everyday

Istanbul Ankara HST timetable

Though we work hard to keep timetables up-to-date, there may be short-term delays for update. Please check official timetable of train.


Istanbul Ankara HST ticket fares

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Tickets on sale 5 days prior to departure during pandemic

How can I buy the ticket?

MobileApp Store or Google Play
Call Center 444 82 33 (English available)
Ticket OfficesTrain tations, tourism agencies, PTT offices

WhatsApp support line: +90 (507) 321 82 33


How to get to high speed train station at Ankara?

HSTs now stop at 4 stations in Istanbul: How to get to high speed train stations in Istanbul?

Train’s commercial speed is 250 km/h. However, in Istanbul and between Kosekoy-Bilecik, train moves slower.

There’s connected bus service to Bursa and train services to İzmir, Kütahya, Afyon and Denizli from Eskisehir Station. See connected services at Eskisehir train station.


Main stations this train is calling at:

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