CONNECTIONS TO EUROPE

BUS CONNECTIONS ARE PROVIDED BETWEEN İSTABUL - KAPIKULE - İSTANBUL
DUE TO TRACK CONSTRUCTION WORKS.

Train connection between our country and European Countries is provided by Bosphor Express operated mutually everyday between İstanbul-Bucharest-İstanbul. The connection of İstanbul-Sofia is provided by the wagon connected to Boshpor Express.

 

 A – Passenger train connections from our country to Europe:


TRAIN NUMBER

81032
492
464

492
490

İstanbul D.

22:00

|

Kapıkule A.

02:52

|

Kapıkule D.

04:05

|

Svilengrad A.

04:30

|

Svilengrad D.

05:10

|

Dimitrovgrad A.

06:21

|

Dimitrovgrad D.

06:37

06:37

Plovdiv A.

|

08:08

Plovdiv D.

|

08:20

Sofya A.

|

11:00

Russe A.

15:20

|

Russe D.

16:00

|

Bucharest A.

17:15

|

 

B – Passenger train connections from Europe to our country:

TRAIN NUMBER

491

465
81031
 

Bucharest D.

|

12:05

Russe A.

|

14:50

Russe D.

|

15:25

Sofya D.

19:00

|

Plovdiv A.

21:02

|

Plovdiv D.

21:13

|

Dimitrovgrad A.

22:45

22:45

Dimitrovgrad D.

|

23:04

Svilengrad A.

|

00:15

Svilengrad D.

|

00:55

Kapıkule A.

|

01:40

Kapıkule D.

|

02:55

İstanbul A.

|

07:50

 

 EXPLANATION:
 A: Arrival D: Departure

BOSPHOR EXPRESS
 TRAIN TICKET PRICES
( EURO)

ROUTES

II. CLASS

I. CLASS

İstanbul - Sofia

19,60

29,40

İstanbul - Bucharest

38,80

58,20

İstanbul - Plovdiv

15,54

23,38

 

 

 

COUCHETTE SUPPLEMENT PRICES:
In the couchette wagon on the route ofİstanbul - Bucharest and İstanbul – Sofia;

Couchette supplement price for each passenger and night in the couchette wagon of 6 persons: 9,40 EURO
Couchette supplement price for each passenger and night in the couchette wagon of 4 persons: 14,00 EURO

 

BOSPHOR EXPRESS SLEEPING CAR SUPPLEMENT PRICES: (EURO)

ROUTES

Touriste (2/3)

Double (2/2)

Single (1/1)

İstanbul-Bucharest

16,50

24,80

57,80

Touriste (2/3) : 1 person in the sleeping car of 3 persons, ( valid with II. class ticket)
Double (2/2) : 1 person in the sleeping car of 2 persons, (valid with II. class ticket)
Single (1/1) : 1 person in the sleeping car of 1 person (valid with I. class ticket)

 

TYPES OF DISCOUNTED TICKETS
INTERRAIL PASS SERVICE

InterRail Pass service consists of 2 categories;

  • InterRail Global Pass
  • InterRail One Country Pass

 

InterRail Pass is a ticket which allows passenger to travel optionally on the lines of the Enterprises in which the Pass is valid for one period determined according to the chosen category and validity time.

 

Interrail Global Pass Card

InterRail Global Pass card is sold according to passenger request in 5 types:

- valid for 5 days within the validity time of 10 days (Flexible),
- valid for 10 days within the validity time of 22 days (Flexible),
- 15 days (Stable)
- 22 days (Stable),
- 1 month (Stable),

 

 

InterRail One Country Pass Card

InterRail One Country Pass Card is issued for 3, 4, 6 or 8 days within 1 month validity time according to passenger request for each railway enterprise (the railways in 30 countries) joining this service of  InterRail.

Railway Enterprises joining InterRail Global Pass and InterRail One Country Pass:

Germany, Austria, Belgium***, Bosnia-Herzegovina*, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Croatia, Netherlands***,England, İreland Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Montenegro*, Luxemburg***, Hungary, Macedonia Republic, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Greece, Attica Group** and Minoan Lines* providing marine transportation between Italy-Greece.

* InterRail One Country Pass doesn’t exist.
** InterRail Greece Plus Pass for marine route between Greece-Italy of Attica Group.
*** It consists of InterRail Benelux Pass together with CFL, NS and SNCB.

  • InterRail Pass cards can be bought before 3 months of date of entry into force.  
  • InterRail Global Pass card enables to buy 50% discounted ticket for one time only from the place of residence to border station (only İstanbul-Kapıkule, İstanbul-Pythion) being not valid in the residence country.
  •  
  • InterRail One Country Pass card can’t be sold for the residence country.
  • It is needed to pay price or price gap for transmission the upper class, high speed, the usage of sleeping and couchette wagons, compulsory reservation of the seats and etc. at the trips to be taken by

InterRail Pass cards.

  • InterRail Pass cards also provide discounted transport in various amounts on private maritime and railway routes and at the same time discounted and/or free pass to some hotels, museums and InterRail centers for the passengers.

 

  • The people who have a permanent residence in Europe and foreign citizens who prove that they have  stayed in a European country over 6 monts can buy InterRail Pass cards.
  • InterRail Pass cards can be returned before the beginning of validity time. In this situation, 15% deduction of the card price is achieved.

 

Prices  (EURO )
Interrail Global Pass card is issued to adults (older than 26 years) , seniors (older than 60 years) and young people (younger than 27 years) in 1. and 2. Classes. Interrail One Country Pass card is issued to adults (older than 26 years) and young people (younger than 27 years) in 1. and 2. Classes. In the framework of Family Concept in both pass services, the children who are up to 4 years and haven’t separate seats can travel free without issuing pass card on condition that 1 adult accompaniment. The children younger than 4 years and the children 4-12 years who request seats can benefit the free pass service on condition that 1 adult accompaniment. The concept of free child is valid for 2 children per 1 adult. If a person having 1 adult pass card wants to travel with more than 2 children, young pass card is issues for this child or children. In Family concept, a pass is issued for each passenger (adult, young, and child) and all the passes are stapled to one cover. All the passes issued according to family concept should have the same category, validity and etc. with the related adult pass.

  

 

1. Class

2. Class

 

Adult

Child

Young

Senior

Adult

Child

Young

Senior

5 days in 10 days (Flexi) 

413,00

0,00

331,00

372,00

264,00

0,00

192,00

238,00

10days in 22 days(Flexi)

588,00

0,00

471,00

529,00

374,00

0,00

281,00

338,00

Permanently valid for 15 days

650,00

0,00

520,00

586,00

414,00

0,00

325,00

373,00

Permanently valid for 22 days

760,00

0,00

608,00

685,00

484,00

0,00

360,00

437,00

Permanently valid for 1 month

983,00

0,00

787,00

886,00

626,00

0,00

461,00

564,00

 

INTERRAIL ONE COUNTRY PASS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Class

        2.Class

Separately valid for each country below:

1. Group Prices

Adult

Child

Young

Adult

Child

Young

3 days in 1 month (Flexi)

317,00

0,00

254,00

  203,00

  0,00

154,00

France,Germany,England

4 days in 1 month (Flexi)

349,00

0,00

279,00

  223,00

  0,00

164,00

6 days in 1 month (Flexi)

445,00

0,00

356,00

  283,00

  0,00

208,00

8 days in 1 month (Flexi)

492,00

0,00

394,00

  313,00

  0,00

232,00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Class

2. Class

Separately valid for each country below:

2. Group Prices

Adult

Child

Young

Adult

Child

Young

3 days in 1 month (Flexi)

272,00

0,00

218,00

173,00

0,00

131,00

Austria, Italy Plus (Including Attica ferryboat between Greece-Italy)   Norway(*), Spain, Sweden

4 days in 1 month (Flexi)

308,00

0,00

247,00

197,00

0,00

154,00

6 days in 1 month (Flexi)

401,00

0,00

321,00

256,00

0,00

187,00

8 days in 1 month (Flexi)

465,00

0,00

372,00

297,00

0,00

219,00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Class

2. Class

Separately valid for each country below:

3. Group Prices

Adult

Child

Young

Adult

Child

Young

3 days in 1 month (Flexi)

185,00

0,00

148,00

118,00

0,00

87,00

Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg), Denmark, Finland, "Greece Plus" (Ferryboat between Greece- Italy), Ireland (NIR & IE), Italy, Switzerland

4 days in 1 month (Flexi)

233,00

0,00

187,00

149,00

0,00

108,00

6 days in 1 month (Flexi)

311,00

0,00

249,00

199,00

0,00

141,00

8 days in 1 month (Flexi)

376,00

0,00

301,00

239,00

0,00

176,00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Class

2. Class

Separately valid for each country below:

4. Group Prices

Adult

Child

Young

Adult

Child

Young

3 days in 1 month (Flexi)

121,00

0,00

97,00

78,00

0,00

57,00

Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia,Turkey

4 days in 1 month (Flexi)

148,00

0,00

119,00

95,00

0,00

69,00

6 days in 1 month (Flexi)

197,00

0,00

158,00

125,00

0,00

93,00

8 days in 1 month (Flexi)

231,00

0,00

185,00

148,00

0,00

107,00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Class

2. Class

Separately valid for each country below:

5. Group Prices

Adult

Child

Young

Adult

Child

Young

3 days in 1 month (Flexi)

89,00

0,00

71,00

56,00

0,00

42,00

FYR Macedonia, Serbia

4 days in 1 month (Flexi)

121,00

0,00

97,00

78,00

0,00

57,00

6 days in 1 month (Flexi)

166,00

0,00

133,00

106,00

0,00

81,00

8 days in 1 month (Flexi)

199,00

0,00

159,00

126,00

0,00

91,00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Class

2. Class

 

InterRail Attica Pass

Adult

Child

Young

Adult

Child

Young

6 travels in 1 month (Flexi)

240,00

120,00

210,00

172,00

86,00

156,00

Participant Attica Group between Italy-Greece and Greek Islands

 

İstanbul-Kapıkule 50 % discounted round trip ticket price : 2. class 15,00 Euro,1. class 22,40 Euro

GROUP TICKET

Special discounts are applied for the groups consisting minimum 6 people by the railway enterprises of European countries. In order to benefit from these discounts, passengers should travel together in the same train with one ticket accompanied by group leader from the departure station to the arrival station.

BALKAN FLEXIPASS CARD

Balkan Flexipass service provides limitless travel opportunity up to 5,7,10 or 15 days within 1 month validity on the routes of  Bulgaria Railways, Macedonia Railways, Romania Railways, Greece Railways, Serbia Railways, Montenegro  Railways, Bosnia-Herzegovina Railways (Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbian Republic) ATTICA Group (maritime route between Italy and Greece), Regio Trans Company (Romania) and Turkish State Railways. The children younger than 12 years old can travel 50 % discounted of the adult price (older than 26 years old)
.
PRICES (EURO)  

 

 Pass Type

Older than 26 years

60 years and over the age of 60

Younger than 26 years

II. Class

I. Class

II. Class

I. Class

II. Class

I. Class

 5 Days

88

120

71

95

53

72

 7 Days

120

162

96

129

70

97

 10 Days

156

210

125

168

89

126

 15 Days

186

252

149

203

106

149

                                                                 
PASSENGER DEPARTMENT
INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER TARIFF OFFICE
Tel-central- : (312) 309 05 15 / 4523 (extension)
Ankara Station-central-:(312) 309 05 15 / 4575 (extension)
İstanbul Sirkeci Station-central-:(212) 520 65 75 / 7485 (extension)
For more information: ticaretuluslararasiyolcu@tcdd.gov.tr