Touristic Dogu Express (Ankara Kars train)

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

Touristic Dogu Express
Touristic Dogu Express. Photo: Onur Uysal

Train restart services on 15th of December, 2021.

Touristic Dogu Express information
Touristic Dogu Express route
Touristic Dogu Express route


Train departure days: Every Wednesday and Friday from Ankara, Friday and Sunday from Kars

Touristic Dogu Express ticket fares
* Above prices are from 2019, new prices are not announced yet.

Click for general discounts

Tickets on sale 60 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.

Train calls at some stations for long times for excursions. For details and fares of excursions, you can get in contact with the staff in the train.

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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