İzmir has two train stations:
North of the city center (map), Alsancak Station (AHL-sahn-jahk) serves intercity trains such as those to Balıkesir, Eskişehirand Ankara; and those to Bandırma, the port for fast ferries to Istanbul. More…
East of the center, Basmane Station (BAHSS-mah-neh) serves regional trains south and east to Adnan Menderes Airport, Selçuk(for Ephesus & Şirince), Söke, Aydın, Nazilli and Denizli (for Pamukkale). More…
Both stations have connections to the İZBAN suburban train line with frequent trains to Adnan Menderes Airport.
Adnan Menderes Airport
These trains take you between İzmir(Basmane), Adnan Menderes Airport,Selçuk (for Ephesus & Şirince), Söke, Aydın, Nazilli, and Denizli (forPamukkale). More…
The İzmir Mavi Tren is an overnight train hauling Pullman cars, a sleeping car and a dining car.
At Eskişehir you can connect with high-speed trains to Istanbul and Ankara.
The Konya Mavi Tren (Konya Blue Train) departs İzmir (Basmane) nightly at 20:10 (8:10 pm), and Konya nightly at 19:30 (7:30 pm) hauling Pullman, couchette and sleeping cars, and a dining car, and arrives in the opposite station at breakfast-time. More…
—by Tom Brosnahan
|İzmir Region Transport Map|