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Journey details

Best price 13 $
Journey duration 4 h 45 min
Connections per day 80
First departure: 06:00
Last departure: 23:29
Distance 352km

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Virail has the magic trick to find your cheap train tickets to Ankara. You just need to enter your travel dates and set the filters for departure and price according to your preferences. If you need a round-trip ticket you just have to tick the box. Once you choose the best travel options for your train from Istanbul to Ankara, virail will redirect you automatically to the provider's website for the purchase. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. We help more than 60 million users yearly to find the best option for their trip. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and makes it possible to find the perfect travel solution, regardless of your needs.

Which companies take you from Istanbul to Ankara by train?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Istanbul to Ankara offered by Tcdd.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Ankara?

Booking in advance really allows you to save some money: in fact, you can get cheap train tickets from Istanbul to Ankara also for only 77,72 $, while the average price is 182,86 $.

Ticket price Istanbul - Ankara every day

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Trains from Istanbul to Ankara


If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.

For short distances like between Istanbul and Ankara, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

In which stations can you take the train to Ankara and where will you arrive?

Trains leave Istanbul from İstanbul(Halkalı) or İstanbul (Pendik) and arrive at Ankara Gar.

Travelling by train to Ankara from Istanbul: how many daily connections are there?

If you want to travel from Istanbul to Ankara by train, there are 13 available connections per day. Please notice that all of these connections, that is to say 13 routes, are direct lines. There is no connection with a change. Consequently, you will never have to change trains.

How long will it take you from Istanbul to Ankara by train and when do the trains leave?

The average duration of the journey is 5 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Ankara in 3 hours and 59 minutes. The first train leaves from Istanbul at 06:12, while the last one leaves at 23:12.

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