The journey from Istanbul to Konya by train is 287.5 mi and takes 4 h 15 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:30am and the last at 8:35pm. It is possible to travel from Istanbul to Konya by train for as little as $20.36 or as much as $22.70. The best price for this journey is $20.36.
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The train from Istanbul to Konya lasts on average (4h 40 min). Around (15 trains) depart a day between Istanbul and Konya. The average price is $22.93 and it can go to as low as $14.50.
You can depart from Istanbul Söğütlüçeşme situated in central Istanbul, or if you opt for the earliest connection, you can also leave from stations Halkali and Bakırköy located west of the Bosphorus.
Konya Train Station is the final destination of Turkey's renowned Polatlı–Konya high-speed railway. It connects this vibrant city to Ankara and Istanbul. The town is situated in the heart of Anatolia, offering visitors a unique opportunity to experience its ancient cultural heritage. One can find spectacular Ottoman architecture style with its vibrant bazaars and historical landmarks such as Alaaddin Mosque, Mevlana Museum & Mausoleum Complex.
So, if you plan to take the train from Istanbul to Konya, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of destinations across rail, bus, and flight to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between Istanbul to Konya.
If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Istanbul to Konya, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.
Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Istanbul to Konya.
Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.
If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.
Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average
Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $18 to $21 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 14% on your trip!
The cheapest Istanbul - Konya train tickets can be found for as low as $7 if you’re lucky, or $12 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $16.
When travelling to Konya by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!
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TCDD (Turkish State Railways) is the national railway company of Turkey, responsible for the operation and maintenance of the country's railway infrastructure. Founded in 1927, TCDD operates passenger and freight trains across Turkey, connecting major cities and towns. TCDD also operates high-speed trains, including the YHT (Yüksek Hızlı Tren) which connects Istanbul, Ankara, and Konya.
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