Dogu Express (Ankara Kars train)

Route map, train timetable, main stations and ticket options of main line train running between Ankara and Kars:

Dogu Express
Dogu Express. Photo: Onur Uysal
Dogu Express information
Dogu Express route
Dogu Express route


Train departure days: Everyday

Dogu Express timetable
Dogu Express 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.


Dogu Express ticket fares

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Tickets on sale 30 days prior to departure

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


Ankara train station where all conventional trains depart and Ankara high speed train station where all HSTs depart, are next to each other. There’s overpass in between for passengers.

As of 29th of May 2019, Dogu Express started running without sleepers. Touristic Dogu Express started service, having only sleepers.

You should visit Ani ruins when you are at Kars.

How to get to high speed train station at Ankara?


Main stations this train is calling at:

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