by Tom Brosnahan
Travel Info Exchange
car is possible on these Turkish
routes and trains. Here's
how to buy tickets.
The "İzmir Blue Train" hauls Pullman
cars as well as sleeping cars and a dining car nightly between İzmir (Alsancak) and Ankara. More...
Konya - İzmir
The Konya Blue Train operates nightly between İzmir (Alsancak) and Konya, hauling Pullman coaches, couchette and sleeping cars, and a dining car. More...
The "Eastern Express" runs nightly between
Ankara and Kars hauling compartment cars, Pullman coaches, couchette cars, sleeping cars and a dining car, taking more than a day to travel between the Turkish capital and the country's eastern border. More...
Ankara - Adana
The Çukurova Blue Train connects Ankara and Adana ech night in about 11 hours, hauling Pullman coaches, couchette cars, sleeping cars and a dining car. More...
On Tuesday and Sunday evenings this train
departs Ankara and ends up at Tatvan on the western shore of Lake Van. Trains from Tatvan depart on Tuesday and Thursday. Both haul compartment cars, Pullman coaches, couchette cars, and sleeping cars. More...
The Southern Express departs Ankara each night except Sunday and Tuesday, and goes via Diyarbakır to Kurtalan. The return trains from Kurtalan/Diyarbakır depart on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They haul compartment, Pullman coaches, couchette cars, and sleeping cars. More...
to make reservations and buy
train tickets in advance.
Please read this
safety notice about sleeping
—by Tom Brosnahan