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 travel info

Route map of Dogu Express

* Based on route data provided by EcoTransITWorld. There may be some changes on route.

Main stations Dogu Express calls

Dogu Express timetable

Train departure days: Everyday

Dogu Express timetable
Dogu Express timetable
Dogu Express timetable

* As of 12/2018. Please click for official timetable.

Ticket fares of Dogu Express

Ticket fares for Dogu Express-Ana hat route*:

  • Standard seat: 47 TL/person
  • Couchette: 63.5 TL/person
  • Sleeper: 117 TL/person (Single room surcharge: 70 TL)

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* Fares are as of 12/2018 based on information at official websites.

More to know

  • Ankara train station where all passenger trains to east departs,and Ankara high speed train station where all high speed trains to west departs, are next to each other. There’s overpass in between for passengers.
  • Dogu Express is the most popular train in Turkey, thus followed by tour operators. Sleepers and couchettes are sold out very fast. How to find ticket for Dogu Express sleeper?
  • You should visit Ani ruins when you are at Kars.
  • Read public transport alternative to Ankara train station at How to get to high speed train station at Ankara?.
  • Read experiences of travellers about this train at Travel Stories.

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