Istanbul Ankara HST

Train details, route map, train timetable, options, fares, sales channels and notes about high speed train giving service between Istanbul-Ankara:

Istanbul Ankara HST
Istanbul Ankara HST. Photo: Steve Hobson

Meal service is suspended during pandemic.



556

5:30

12/day


30 days

All seats



  • What is the operator of Istanbul Ankara HST? TCDD Taşımacılık
  • How Istanbul Ankara HST looks like? CAF/Siemens HST sets
  • How far is it between Istanbul-Ankara by rail? 556 km
  • How long it takes between Istanbul-Ankara? Around 5:30 hours
  • Is reservation required for Istanbul Ankara HST? All seats with reservation, see on ticket
  • Is accessibility provided inİstanbul Ankara YHT? Some seats of train is reserved for travellers who need accessibility
  • Is there food/drink service in Istanbul Ankara HST? No service/buffet due to pandemic
  • May I take bicycle with me in Istanbul Ankara HST? Only folding bicycles that fits luggage part over seats can be carried.
Istanbul Ankara HST route
Istanbul Ankara HST route map

12 daily departures in each direction

Istanbul-Ankara#1#2#3#4#5#6#7#8#9#10#11#12
Halkalı06:25
Bakırköy06:44
Söğütlüçeşme06:1007:1909:1510:3511:1512:4513:5015:3016:0017:1518:2019:30
Bostancı07:3009:2910:5011:2612:5614:0815:4416:1517:2618:3419:46
Pendik06:3807:5009:5711:1911:4513:1514:3916:0616:4117:4618:5720:08
Gebze08:1111:3913:3516:3218:0619:27
İzmit08:4410:5012:1312:4714:1015:3417:0517:3518:3920:0321:00
Arifiye09:0511:1212:3513:0914:3315:5517:2617:5619:0020:2521:21
Bilecik09:3913:1115:1218:0019:3621:02
Bozüyük10:0313:3515:3618:2420:0021:26
Eskişehir09:0410:2312:2513:5514:2215:5617:0618:4419:0920:2021:4622:33
Polatlı11:1114:4316:4417:5419:3221:0822:35
Eryaman11:3513:3415:0715:3117:0818:1819:5620:2121:3223:0023:42
Ankara10:2511:4713:4615:1915:4317:2018:3020:0820:3321:4423:1223:54
İstanbul-Ankara HST train timetable
(As of 15 Sep 2022)
Ankara-İstanbul#1#2#3#4#5#6#7#8#9#10#11#12
Ankara06:0506:5508:3009:3510:5011:4012:4013:4515:3016:5518:2519:45
Eryaman07:0908:4409:4911:0411:5412:5413:5915:4417:0918:3919:59
Polatlı07:3110:1112:1614:2117:3119:01
Eskişehir07:2808:2109:5311:0212:1313:0814:0415:1116:5318:2119:5121:10
Bozüyük08:3711:2013:2415:2718:3920:07
Bilecik08:5911:4213:4715:4919:0120:29
Arifiye09:3110:5812:1413:2014:2015:0916:2117:5819:3321:0122:17
İzmit09:5411:2112:3713:4614:4315:3116:4418:2119:5821:2422:40
Gebze10:2613:1015:1517:1620:3021:56
Pendik09:4710:5212:1313:3814:3815:3716:2517:4519:1720:5322:1723:32
Bostancı11:1012:4013:5614:5616:0416:4518:0519:3521:1122:3523:50
Söğütlüçeşme10:1211:2612:5614:0515:0516:1316:5418:1419:4421:2422:4423:59
Bakırköy21:57
Halkalı22:21
Ankara-İstanbul HST train timetable
(As of 15 Sep 2022)

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

239
  • 2+2 seats
  • Power in some seats
  • Wifi
359
  • 2+1 lux seats
  • Power and LCD in each seat
  • Wifi

As of 22 Sep 2022, valid per person, based on official website of operator. Click for discounts.

Tickets on sale 30 days before departure

How can I buy the ticket?

Internethttps://ebilet.tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr/
MobileApp Store or Google Play
Call center444 82 33 (English available)
Ticket officeTrain stations, agencies, PTT offices
Istanbul Ankara HST tickets sales channels
  • High speed trains and overnight trains call at 5 stations in Istanbul. Pendik, Bostanci and Sogutlucesme in Asian side, Bakirkoy and Halkali in European side. Not all HSTs pass to the European side.
  • For access to nearest HST station in Istanbul: How to get to high speed train stations in Istanbul?
  • High speed trains are calling at two stations in Ankara: Eryaman and Ankara HST station. Conventional trains call at Ankara Main Station and Sincan in westbound traffic. In eastbound, they call at Ankara Main Station and Kayas.
  • Click to get directions for getting to Ankara train station by public transport.
  • Ankara has the most train connections among all Turkish cities. Overnight trains towards east are all departing from Ankara. There are direct trains to Kirikkale, Kayseri, Sivas, Erzincan, Erzurum, Kars, Malatya, Elazig, Mus, Diyarbakir, Batman. On west, it’s possible to travel to Konya, Eskisehir, Bilecik, Izmit and Istanbul by high speed train, to Kutahya, Balikesir, Manisa and Izmir by long distance trains: Ankara Train Station
  • Train’s commercial speed is 250 km/h. However, in Istanbul and between Kosekoy-Bilecik, train moves slower (as of 2022 January).

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