There are two alternatives on the Eastern Express, Eastern Express ve Tourist Attractions Eastern Express. Especially popular with the young audience Eastern Express It exits Ankara and reaches Kars from Kırıkkale, Kayseri, Sivas, Erzincan and Erzurum. Waiting for 5-10 minutes at the central stations, the Eastern Express departs from Ankara Station every day at 17.55 and arrives at Kars Station at 18.55 the next day. There are 10 Compartments in the couchette cars and 4 people can travel in each compartment. Sheets, pique and pillow are provided by TCDD Tasimacilik AS, and the seats in the compartment can be used as a bed when requested. The dining car features 14 seats, 47-52 seats.
Due to the natural beauty of the train, travelers and photographers demand the East Express, which is the busiest season of the summer season, and travels usually take place with pulman wagons. During the winter months, requests from different occupational groups such as hiking groups, photographers, mountaineering groups, university students and teachers are usually made to bunk cars. The preference of these groups starts at the end of December and continues until the middle of March.
Dinner wagons in the East Express are 4 tables each. The wagon includes breakfast, soup, hot food, cold sandwiches and hot / cold drinks. The restaurant does not have a specific opening-closing time. Open 7/24.
The Touristic East Express, which is more preferred for touristic trips and put into service since May 2019, departs from Ankara Station at 15:55 and arrives at Kars the next day at 00:37. The Touristic East Express consists of a total of 2 wagons, 1 services, 6 meal and 9 beds. The train has a capacity of 120 people and consists of all sleeping cars.
Eastern Express Bus Stop Times
Tourist Attractions Eastern Express Ankara Kars Arrival Arrival & Departure Times
Eastern Express Ankara Kars Arrival Arrival & Departure Times
Tourist Attractions Eastern Express Kars Ankara Arrival and Departure Times
Eastern Express Kars Ankara Arrival & Departure Times
Touristic East Express Stops (2 Long Stops)
Ankara to Kars - Departure: 16.55, Arrival: 23.58, 1 day 7 hours in total (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
Kars to Ankara - Departure: 23:55, Arrival: 05.15:1, total 5 day 20 hours XNUMX minutes (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday)
East Express (No Long Stops)
Ankara to Kars - Departure: 18.00, Arrival: 18.13, 1 day 13 minutes in total (Every day)
Kars to Ankara - Departure: 08.00, Arrival: 08.22, 1 day 22 minutes in total (Every day)
East Express Ticket Schedule
As a result of the increasing interest in the Eastern Express, only the Touristic Eastern Express, which has a sleeping car and a restaurant, was included. While intense interest continues in the East Express, the addition of sleeping cars to the Touristic East Express and the expensive of the East Tour Express causes the East Express to draw intense attention. With the approach of the New Year and the arrival of the winter season, the increasing demands were reflected in the ticket prices.
Ankara Kars Touristic East Express Ticket Prices (One Way)
|Full (Single)||480.00 TL|
|Full (Two People)||600.00 TL|
|Young (Single)||384.00 TL|
|Young (Double)||489.00 TL|
|Over 65 (Single)||240.00 TL|
|Over 65 (Double)||300.00 TL|
One-way ticket prices 480 pounds for one person, 600 pounds for double people are offered for sale. 20% discount is provided for both the round trip and 'young ticket' buyers for discounted tickets. Young people between the ages of 13-26 can benefit from this 'young ticket' discount. In addition, teachers, military passengers, groups of at least 12 people, people with press cards, disabled people, children between the ages of 12-18 and TCDD retired spouse 20 percent discount, 65 percent discount over 50 and TCDD employee free travel opportunities are offered. .
Ankara Kars East Express Pulman (Seat) Ticket Prices
|Over 65||29.00 TL|
Ankara Kars East Express Coaster Ticket Prices
|Over 65||49.00 TL|
East Express ticket prices, Ankara-Kars Pulman (with seats) full 58.00 young 49.50, 65 TL over the age of 29 TL. Bunks 78, young and over 60 years 69.50, 65 years and children 49.00 TL. The East Express completes the journey between Ankara and Kars in approximately 24 hours and 30 minutes.
Eastern Express Hours
|Ankara Departure||Departure from Kayseri||Departure from Sivas||Departure from Erzincan||Departure from Erzurum||Kars Flights|
|Departure from Kars||Departure from Erzurum||Departure from Erzincan||Departure from Sivas||Departure from Kayseri||Ankara Arrival|