Trains Turkey <—> Greece

Last Updated on May 2, 2019

There are no longer any trains between Turkey and Greece.

The bus is much faster, and cheaper, in any case. More…

There are also ferryboats between Turkey and the Greek islands. More…

Flights between Turkey and Greece are frequent, and not as expensive as they once were. More…

The only train from Turkey to Europe is the slow Istanbul – Sofia Express (İstanbul – Sofya Ekspresi) departing Istanbul‘s Halkalı station at 22:40 (10:40 pm) headed for Sofia, Bulgaria, with some cars separating at Dimitrovgrad to travel to Bucharest, Romania.

It does not go to Greece. It is not a comfortable train. More…

Here’s information on ferryboats between Turkey and Greece.

Turkish Railways Route Map

Summary of Turkish Trains

Buying Train Tickets

Train Fare Discounts

Pullman Car

Couchette Car

Sleeping Car

Restaurant/Dining Car

TCDD Website

Train Travel in Turkey

Transport in Turkey


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