Ankara Express (Ankara Istanbul train)

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

Ankara Express will start service on 5th of July, 2019.

Ankara Express travel info

  • 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)? 9:00 hours
  • How can I buy the ticket? All sales channels (Internet, mobile applications, call center, stations and tourism agencies)
  • Can I buy ticket online? Online ticket available
  • When can I buy the ticket? 30 days prior to departure

Route map of Ankara Express

Ankara Express (Ankara Istanbul train) route map

Main stations Ankara Express calls

Ankara Express timetable

Train departure days: Everyday

Ankara Express timetable
Ankara Express timetable

* Please click for official timetable.

Ticket fares of Ankara Express

Ticket fares for Ankara Express-Ana hat route*:

  • Standard seat: 70 TL/person
  • Sleeper: 195 TL/person (Single room surcharge: 75 TL)

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* Fares are as of 7/2019 based on information at official websites.

More to know

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