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

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

Due to HST engineering works, Ankara-Irmak stretch will be kept closed until 31st of July, 2019. During this time, TCDDT organizes shuttle service between Ankara main train station and Irmak.

Dogu Express travel info

Route map of Dogu Express

Dogu Express (Ankara Kars train) route map

Main stations Dogu Express calls

Dogu Express timetable

Train departure days: Everyday

Dogu Express timetable
Dogu Express timetable
Dogu Express timetable

* As of 6/2019. 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

Click for general discounts

* Fares are as of 6/2019 based on information at official websites.

More to know

  • 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.
  • New train has started on this route for the ones who’d like to travel in sleepers: Touristic Dogu Express.
  • 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?.

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