Interrail reservations in Turkey

Switzerland is an amazing, mysterious, country to explore by Interrail! Turkey has some international connections to neighbouring countries, only over-night. All day-trains within Turkey are free of charge! For all international trains a seat reservation is required. Below you can find all details of trains in Turkey. Interrail reservations in Turkey that can be made online are indicated in blue, otherwise simply make a reservation at any manned train station.

Train Type Specific Train Name Operator Reservation 2nd class 1st class Destinations
Regional Bölgesel TCDD Turkey
InterCity Anahat TCDD Turkey
HighSpeed YHT TCDD Required €00.00 €00.00 Turkey
NightTrain Balkan Express, Bosphorus Express, Doğu Ekspresi, Toros Ekspresi, Vangölü Ekspresi TCDD Required €10.00-€33.00 €77.00 Bulgaria, Iran*, Romania, Turkey

Remarks
* Your Interrail pass is not valid within Iran.
* Your Interrail pass is also valid on the various other NightTrains in Turkey.
* Your Interrail pass is not valid on the subway in Istanbul, however if you intend to travel towards the Asian continent a ticket officer might be willing to provide you with a stamp for unlimited travel on the subway to get to/from Pendik (Istanbul YHT station). Otherwise you will need to buy the Istanbul Kart.
* To get from Istanbul Sirkeci (European continent) to Istanbul Pendik (Asian continent) one needs to take the Marmaray to Ayrılık Çeşmesi, where one can meak a transfer on the subway to Pendik. From there it is a 10 minute walk Istanbul Pendik YHT station (walk down-hill).
* Want to know more about the various Night-Trains? Have a look at the night trains section.

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Interrail reservations in Turkey - Anıtkabir in Ankara
Interrail reservations in Turkey – Anıtkabir in Ankara
Interrail reservations in Turkey - Bosphorus in Istanbul
Interrail reservations in Turkey – Bosphorus in Istanbul