The ticket prices of the new Eastern Express, which will make its maiden voyage on May 29, have been announced. According to the statements made by the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Cahin Turhan, the tickets will be around 400 TL.
The density experienced in the Eastern Express attracted the attention of the authorities and the work was started. Some details of the New Eastern Express flights have also emerged. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan announced that the new touristic Eastern Express will be on its first flight on 29 May. The train, which will depart from Ankara Station at 20.00, will reach Kars after a 27-hour journey. In the new touristic Eastern Express, which will be 120 people, the train will take long breaks in Erzincan and Erzurum during departure, and in Sivas and Bostankaya on return.
In his statements, Minister Turan also gave information about the ticket prices of the new touristic Eastern Express. Stating that the new train has different options with and without bed, Turhan emphasized a price that can be considered "reasonable" by expressing that the prices were determined by TCDD according to these options. According to this, Turhan stated that the ticket price of the new touristic Eastern Express will be around 400 TL, and pointed out that this amount may be slightly higher or higher.
Torture to Find East Express Tickets
As is known, tickets for the Eastern Express cannot be easily found. With this new expedition, it is aimed to make the travels a little more comfortable for touristic purposes. If you want to buy tickets for the eastern express, you need to reach TCDD's website. When you specify the departure point as Ankara and the destination point as Kars from the website you can access with the help of the link here, you will get the Eastern Express and you can buy tickets starting from 48 TL. If you want a covered or bedded wagon, the fees change. If you want to travel in small rooms called veiled bunks, you can additionally 16,50 TLin sleepers 140 TL you need to pay additional fees.
East Express Ticket Prices 2020: Especially popular among young people, the East Express departs from Ankara and reaches Kars from Kırıkkale, Kayseri, Sivas, Erzincan and Erzurum. Waiting at the central stations for 5 to 10 minutes, the Eastern Express departs from Ankara Station at 17.55 every day and arrives at Kars Station at 18.30 the next day. There are 10 compartments in the bunk cars and 4 people can travel in each compartment. Bed sheets, pique and pillow are provided by TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ and the seats in the compartment can be used as beds if desired. There are 14 tables and 47-52 seats in the dining car.
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.
Current Eastern Express Ticket Schedule
As a result of the increasing interest in the East Express, the Touristic East Express, including only the sleeping car and the restaurant, was included. While the East Express continues to be of great interest, the addition of the sleeping wagons to the Touristic East Express and the expensive touristic East Express tickets cause the East Express to attract great interest.
With the approach of the New Year and the arrival of the winter season, the increasing demands were reflected in the ticket prices. 480, 600 pounds for double people are offered for sale. 20% discount is provided for round-trip and 'young ticket' buyers on both trains to get 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. .
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 49.00 TL for children.
The East Express completes the journey between Ankara and Kars in approximately 24 hours.
Eastern Express Hours
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