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A Magical Journey Eastern Express

A Magical Journey Eastern Express

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Eastern Express Journey to the Beauty of Nature

The Orient Express is a journey experience that smells of history woven with railways. It is known as both a nostalgic means of travelling and an excellent way to discover the fascinating beauties of nature.

Nostalgia and History

The Orient Express offers its passengers the romantic and elegant travelling atmosphere that once existed. This legendary train, which made its first journey in 1883, carries the rich cultural heritage and historical texture of the Ottoman Empire to the present day on its journey between Istanbul and Ankara. The interior of the train offers a time warp with its wooden panelling, crystal chandeliers and period furniture. This atmosphere invites travellers to be enchanted by the past.

Meeting with the Beauties of Nature

The Orient Express is not only a means of transport, but also a journey experience accompanied by magnificent landscapes. Starting from Istanbul, the journey travels through the mountain ranges, lush green valleys and historic villages of Anatolia to reach Kars, its final destination. Along the way, passengers have the opportunity to experience the cool breezes of the Black Sea, the warm sun of Anatolia and the mystical atmosphere of the East. Especially in winter, the white-covered landscapes fascinate nature lovers.

The Orient Express offers a nostalgic travel experience and the opportunity to meet the dazzling beauties of nature. This unforgettable journey from Istanbul to Ankara is an experience that every traveller should experience.

Eastern Express Details of the Journey

The Orient Express is a journey experience that smells of history woven with railways. Starting from Istanbul and travelling deep into Anatolia, this legendary train offers an unforgettable journey in a nostalgic atmosphere.

1. Parts of the Journey

The journey of the Orient Express usually consists of three parts:

Istanbul to Ankara: The first part starts from Istanbul and continues to Ankara. This section takes approximately 7 hours and provides the connection between the two major cities of Turkey.

Ankara to Kars: The second section is a longer stage from Ankara to Kars. This section usually takes around 24 hours and offers the opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes of Anatolia.

From Kars to the next stop: The third and final section continues from Kars to the next stop. This part usually lasts until Erzurum or other Eastern Anatolian cities and requires a total journey of approximately 12 hours.

2. Duration of the journey

The total journey time may vary depending on the distance travelled and weather conditions. However, generally, the journey from Istanbul to Kars takes approximately 32-36 hours.

Ankara - Kars

Departure time

Ankara 17:55

Kars 20:27

(next day)

Journey Time 26 h 32 min


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Kars - Ankara

Departure time

Kars 08:00

Ankara 09:56

(next day)

Journey Time 25 h 56 min

3. Fee Information

Eastern Express fares vary according to the date of travel, the sections to be travelled and accommodation preferences. There are various options from economy class to luxury accommodation options. 

Eastern Express ticket prices 2024

Pulman 420 TL per person

Covered Couchette Wagon 720 TL per person

Covered Couchette Wagon 4 Persons 2.880 TL

Touristic Eastern Express Room Fee for 2 Persons in Sleeping Car One Way (Low Period) 6.000 TL

Touristic Eastern Express 2 Person Sleeper Car Room Fee One Way (Normal Period) 8.000 TL

Touristic Eastern Express Room Fee for 2 Persons in Sleeping Car One Way (High Period) 12.500 TL

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