Station stops may be made at Sincan, Polatlı, Eskişehir, Bozüyük, Arifiye, İzmit and Gebze. Not all trains make all the station stops. Some express runs make fewer stops.
In Istanbul, the train terminus is on the Asian shore of the Sea of Marmara at Pendik, a 10-minute walk inland from the İDO ferry dock, between Abdülhak Renda Caddesi and Hatboyu Caddesi, 12 km (7.5 miles) southwest of Sabiha Gökçen Airportand 30 km (19 miles) southeast of Kadıköy. More...
Train or Plane?
YHT trains challenge the traditional monopoly held by airlines on rapid transport between Turkey's two largest cities. Flying between Istanbul and Ankara can take a total of 4 or 5 hours or more when transport to and from the airports, security checks, waiting, boarding, de-planing, and baggage claim times are taken into account.
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