Train travel in Turkey

A guide to Turkey for train travellers

CurrencyTurkish Lira
Population84.78 million (2021)
Dialing code+90
Turkey, bridging Europe and Asia, offers a fascinating blend of cultural diversity, historical richness, and scenic beauty for rail travellers. The vibrant city of Istanbul serves as a gateway, featuring iconic landmarks like the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Turkey's vast landscapes include the unique rock formations of Cappadocia, ancient ruins in Ephesus, and the stunning Mediterranean and Aegean coastlines. The country's extensive and efficient rail network connects major cities such as Ankara, Izmir, and Konya, providing an excellent means to explore its diverse regions. Travellers can experience the warm hospitality, indulge in Turkish cuisine, and immerse themselves in the country's rich history and traditions. Turkey's well-connected rail system, along with its cultural and natural wonders, makes it a captivating destination for those seeking a dynamic and enriching travel experience.

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