Welcome to the Tourism and Travel Guide to Turkey

Travel to Turkey by Rail

Discover Turkey, home of railway


Travel by Rail

Train journeys can be made to Turkey directly from and via some of the major cities in Europe and Middle East.

By Train

The train connection between Turkey and European countries is provided by Bosphorus Express operating daily. There are direct sleeper trains from Greece, Bulgaria and Romania into Istanbul run by the Turkish State Railways.

You can travel from London or Paris to Istanbul by train. There are also services that run from Denmark, Germany, Holland, Italy and Switzerland which will involve changes of connection and popular with inter railers.

You can find a modern and comfortable weekly train from Turkey to Middle East.

Train Tickets

Eurail Global Pass, Eurail Select Pass, InterRail Global Pass and InterRail Turkey Pass are valid on all trains operated by Turkish State Railways. A number of train portals to help plan trips by rail can be found below;

Travel By Rail to Turkey

Cukurova Express, Adana