Everything you need to know about traveling in Turkey with your Eurail pass.
Trains in Turkey
Find out everything you need to know about Turkey's rail network, different train types and reservation requirements.
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Pass benefits in Turkey
Take advantage of FREE ferries in Lake Van.
View the extra pass benefits in Turkey.
Turkey quick facts
- Capital: Ankara
- Population: 73 million
- Language: Turkish
- Currency: Turkish Lira (TL)
- Railway company: TCDD
Engineering works in Turkey
Due to the building of a new high-speed line there are engineering works on the train line between Istanbul and the Bulgarian border.
There is a replacement bus connecting Kapikule at the Bulgarian border with Istanbul, Turkey, operated by the Turkish railway TCDD. Eurail passes are valid for this journey. The bus makes no stops between Istanbul and Kapikule. This situation should last for at least 1 year.
Read more about the bus connection.