Route map, train timetable, main stations and ticket options of main line train running between Ankara and Istanbul (Halkali):
- Which operator operates the train? TCDD Taşımacılık
- What kind of a train I’m going to travel with? Electric loco hauled passenger coaches
- What travel options I have? Pulman (2+1 seats) + sleeper (2 berths)
- Any food/drink available in train? Dining car
- How far is it from Ankara to Istanbul (Halkali)? 608 km
- How long it takes from Ankara to Istanbul (Halkali)? 8:30 hours
Train departure days: Everyday
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Ankara Express stops at 4 stations in Istanbul. Pendik, Bostanci and Sogutlucesme in Asian side, Bakirkoy and Halkali in European side.
Bicycle hanger was put on this train for the first time. There’s bicycle label on the door of the wagon.
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