Check out timetable, fares and train information including carriages and a detailed schedule. Click on preferred price in schedule or on book button to start booking process. And for the same price we can get a one hour flight from baku to tbilisi or tbilisi to baku. The first train of the baku tbilisikars btk railway, a key link in the modern silk road railway that aims to carry goods between beijing and london, is set to depart today from the azeri capital of baku with president recep tayyip erdogan in attendance along with azerbaijani president ilham aliyev and georgian prime minister giorgi kvirikashvili. Travel from western europe to istanbul, then across turkey. The overnight train service that is going to be given by azerbaijan railways will complete baku kars stretch in. We took the overnight first class train from tbilisi, georgia to baku, azerbaijan about 12 hours.
A new railway has been built between kars and tbilisi, formally inaugurated in october 2017. A new line from kars in turkey to baku via akhalkalaki and tbilisi in georgia. There are 11 ways to get from baku to turkey by plane, bus, train, night bus or car. Expedia offers the best prices on a large selection of flight routes, book now and save.
There are 7 ways to get from turkey to azerbaijan by plane, bus, train, night bus or car. This is a regional rail link project to directly connect azerbaijan, georgia and turkey. Overnight train 38 runs in the opposite direction, from baku to tbilisi. One bus line is from trabzon turkey to batumi georgia. Turkey to baku 8 ways to travel via train, plane, bus, night bus, and. Flights from baku heydar aliyev to igdir airport via ankara, sabiha gokcen ave. The headquarters of the azerbaijan railways is in the capital baku. Inside the country various highspeed and night trains, as well as commuter trains are available for travel else than a car. As baku tbilisikars railway opened, travelers now are waiting for baku train. Hi, i am looking forward to travel from turkey to baku, azerbaijan by train. Oct 30, 2017 its first train just pulled out of the new port of baku on monday, making its first official run across azerbaijan and georgia to the east of turkey. The baku tbilisikars btk, or baku tbilisiakhalkalakikars railway btak, became operational on 30 october 2017. Baku the city of eternal flames, the city of winds.
Moreover, the railway system is a corridor to georgia, russia and iran. When i look at the train route it asks me i need to buy. Train travel in turkey timetables, fares, how to buy tickets. Find all the transport options for your trip from baku to armenia right here.
It offers a terrace with a city view and airconditioned rooms with a minibar. Tickets generally only come on sale 1 month or 15 days before journey. There is however a daily overnight train service from baku to astara at the border with iran. From baku to sheki by train azerbaijan lonely planet.
Fwiw, we met atleast 3 different groups of travellers at our baku hostel who had all taken night trains between baku and sheki, so this must be a popular route. It runs to tbilisi on even days of the month and to yerevan on odd days. How azerbaijan, georgia, and turkey subverted russia. Pointtopoint tickets are the cheapest option, assuming you book cheap advancepurchase tickets and buy each tickets from the cheapest source several months ahead, and find the. The bakutbilisikars project is intended to complete a transport corridor linking azerbaijan to turkey and therefore central asia and china to europe by rail. A new asiatoeurope railway route is opening up bloomberg. Foreigners are not currently permitted to enter or leave russia by train. More details about baku train which will start running between azerbaijan and turkey in 2018 come out. Oct 30, 2017 azerbaijan opened a longdelayed railway through the caucasus region thats intended to become a new transport corridor for goods carried between asia and europe. First train of bakutbilisikars railway to hit tracks. How to buy train tickets in turkey you may be able to buy your turkish train ticket just before travel, but its wise to reserve your places at least a day or two in advance if possible. Adventure awaits before you even reach your destination.
During holiday times, its essential to reserve in advance in order to secure the seat or compartment on the train you prefer. Select an option below to see stepbystep directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in rome2rios travel planner. How to get to baku, azerbaijan, for uefa euro 2020 football games in june next year. Complete all required fields and submit your request by clicking on. Rome2rio is a doortodoor travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and.
Join me as i experience the sleeper train from tbilisi, georgia to baku, azerbaijan in first class. Baku to tbilisi overnight train baku forum tripadvisor. To travel by train from baku in azerbaijan to kars in turkey, the main route leads via georgia. Train times, fares, and how to book train travel from london to tbilisi georgia, yerevan. First class overnight train tbilisi to baku youtube. The railway line is expected to be fully commissioned by 20. Border procedures take about 1 hour on each side with 20 minutes travel in between. How to travel by train to and within georgia, armenia, azerbaijan. Ady national railway of azerbaijan ordered 2014 thirty coaches for three sleeping car trains. For more details on the baku tbilisi train, see trains in georgia. In the meeting held in ankara between tcddt and azerbaijan. How to buy train tickets in turkey turkey travel planner. The train to baku from tbilisi 2nd1stclass 709 gel 50 euros, 14 hours leaves at 5.
Utopia hotel provides accommodations with free wifi in baku, attractively set a 5minute walk from maiden tower and 0. Find all the transport options for your trip from baku to turkey right here. If you can get an iranian visa, its possible to travel by train from london, paris or anywhere in europe to tehran in iran. Therefore a bus connection from georgia to turkey is a much faster option. The search results will show you the widest range of airlines and travel agents offering cheap flights to baku heydar aliyev international airport anywhere on the web, then you can simply book your flights to baku heydar aliyev international airport directly by clicking through to agency or airline sites. The total co2 emission for your baku izmir train trip is 121. National flag square marks the western end of baku boulevard. Turkey to azerbaijan 7 ways to travel via train, plane. Azerbaijan trains cover the most part of the country and connect baku, the capital, with the major destinations of the country. You will read stories online about border guards questioning tourists if they plan to visit armenia.
Travel from baku azerbaijan to istanbul turkey by train 1757km. In late 2015, a goods train took only 15 days to travel from south korea to istanbul via china, kazakhstan, azerbaijan, and georgiaconsiderably less time than a journey by sea. How to travel by train from london to istanbul turkey. The ceremony will be held on 30th october at baku, and train will depart from baku to kars.
Take a train from yerevan to batumi 16h ride via tbilisi, 2. Ankarabaku train to depart in august rail turkey en. How to get from turkey to baku by plane, bus, train, night bus or car. This is the very question most of the football fans in wales uk and switzerland are started to wonder about. Its all i use to find out information when planning to travel by train. The presidents of azerbaijan, georgia and turkey signed the declaration on the baku tbilisikars railway connection on 25 may 2005. Overnight train 37 runs daily from tbilisi to baku, departing at 8. Therefore, take first a train from tbilisi georgia to batumi georgia. Cheap flights to baku heydar aliyev international gyd. Traveling from turkey to azerbaijan on train turkey forum. First freight train to depart on bakutblisikars railway. Baku is connected directly to tbilisi, moscow, rostov and kharkov via several cities. The train will give service between baku and ankara.
Rome2rio is a doortodoor travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. O vernight train 37 runs daily from tbilisi to baku. You can contact me through that website, if you wish. Train travel in armenia armenias isolation due to the cold war with azerbaijan and turkey means there is only 1 meaningful yearround train connection. From batumi georgia to istanbul turkey at least two connections daily for about. Traveling from turkey to azerbaijan on train turkey. Train journey from istanbul to georgia dogu express train. And i you like to travel in train then thats also available but its a night train i think. Traveling from turkey to azerbaijan on train turkey message. Seat61 is the best site in the world to plan and get information on train travel. A train journey from iran to turkey uncornered market. Please read the following information and blog posts.
Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make. Silk road by train for those who can still find the time to appreciate the enormous size of our world, traveling the silk road by train is a delight. When i look at the train route it asks me i need to buy more then 1 ticket for that, from istanbul to kars, kars to georgia and from georgia to baku. Train departing from baku will follow gencerustavitbilisiakhalkalakikarserzurumsivaskayseri and arrive. Learn all about the island of awaji, the largest island in japans inland sea. The headquarters of the azerbaijan railways is in the capital baku azerbaijan railways is a successor of soviet railways, which itself was.
Cheap, spacious, and mostly now composed of modern airconditioned tvs2000 coaches like the ones shown below, which are as good as any regular train in western europe. Its possible to buy tickets online for all high speed trains and main line trains. Nonetheless, azeri railways are still grounded in their quirky, but ultimately loveable soviet bedrock. But i just wanted to do the road trip to see the countryside of georgia and azerbaijan. Direct connections to iran and turkey via georgia might open in the near future. Given the shortage of road transport from tbilisi to azerbaijan, this is the most convenient way to get to baku and to stops en route such as g. We are complete train buffs, so when a friend mentioned this train journey from iran to turkey it became one of the focal points of our whole trip to iran.
The beds are comfortable, your fellow passengers are sociable and the samovar at the end of the wagon keeps the. Baku to turkey 11 ways to travel via train, plane, bus. Discover more than 120 countries with turkish airlines for a unique travel experience. Therefore a bus connection from turkey to georgia is a much faster option. Count on 2 days from baku to yerevan, or possibly an overnight train to tbilisi and then several hours the next day. So, the option closest to your request minimum buscar rides will be. The first test train from azerbaijan to turkey is expected to be launched by the end of 2012. A new line from kars in turkey to baku via akhalkalaki and tbilisi in georgia is under construction. Today welsh and swiss football fans have learned that their respective teams will start to compete for major european trophy in group a. Oct 30, 2017 azerbaijan, georgia, and turkey have launched a rail link connecting the three countries, establishing a freight and passenger link between europe and china that bypasses russia and armenia.
Oct 28, 2019 a complete guide to travelling between georgia and azerbaijan with the tbilisi to baku train. Furthermore, there is still no train connection between georgia and turkey. One bus line is from batumi georgia to trabzon turkey with at least four connections daily for about eur 15. The new train will use the tracks of the bakutbilisikars railway, officially opened in october 2017. First train of bakutbilisikars railway to hit tracks today. Reservation and ticketing changes up to train types in turkey. Useful links for train travel in turkey and georgia. There are 8 ways to get from turkey to baku by plane, bus, train, night bus or car. Theres also a train from tbilisi to baku in azerbaijan. The immediate border between armenia and turkey remains closed, therefore, there are definitely no direct transport connection between the two countries.
Currently, only the turkish section of the line is. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an. Featuring free wifi and a fitness center, this hotel is located 6 minutes drive from baku train station. There are two different ways to ticket a london to istanbul train journey, a buying normal pointtopoint tickets for each stage, or b using an interrail pass. How to travel by train to and within georgia, armenia. The new connection baku tblisikarsistanbul was agreed by the government of turkey. Rome2rio makes travelling from baku to turkey easy. Baku to turkey 11 ways to travel via train, plane, bus, night bus.
Select an option below to see stepbystep directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in. Train from yerevan to turkey armenia forum tripadvisor. The train journey by overnight train between baku and ankara will last about one and a half days. The overnight train service that is going to be given by azerbaijan railways will complete baku kars stretch in 1618 hours. When betty, bill, and jane take the turkey train to maine, getting there is half the fun. Buy a flight ticket, make hotel reservation and rent a car. London to the caucasus by train the train travel guide. The rails stretch from london to tehran, apart from a ferry across lake van. A complete guide to travelling between georgia and azerbaijan with the tbilisi to baku train. Stadler switzerland got the contract and has the first units under construction. All the elegant rooms at modern hotel are decorated in a classical style and include a flatscreen tv. Few cities in the world are changing as quickly and nowhere else in the caucasus do east and west blend as seamlessly or as chaotically.
Train travel in turkey timetables, fares, how to buy tickets seat 61. Loads will be distributed to all over turkey from there. Officially opening in 2007, the square is a symbol of national pride. Bakutbilisikars btk rail line, azerbaijan, georgia, turkey. On the other hand, tickets of only very few regional trains and none of the international trains can be bought via internet. Nov 02, 2018 we love overnight trains because theyre such an efficient way to travel. Azerbaijan to launch passenger train to turkey in 2019. Azerbaijan opened a longdelayed railway through the caucasus region thats intended to become a new transport corridor for goods carried between asia and europe. Operators agreed on starting ankarabaku overnight train service in august. Baku to armenia 4 ways to travel via train, plane, and bus. Turkey to baku 8 ways to travel via train, plane, bus.
We are enroute to sheki from baku in gabala now and might take the train back to baku from sheki and will post about the train station details. Once payment is made we will email your tickets for printing. The project was originally to be completed by 2010, but was delayed to 20, 2015, 2016, and following a fifth trilateral meeting in february 2016, the three countries foreign. Oct 30, 2017 president erdogan is set to visit azerbaijan on oct.
You can travel by airconditioned sleeper train across turkey through great scenery, then by bus to the georgian border, then train to tbilisi, then by overnight train from tbilisi to baku. How to get from baku to turkey by plane, bus, train, night bus or car. From playing games and puzzles to singing and dancing with rock and rollers, the turkey passengers have a great time. If you want to book further in advance, you can book with us and we will book tickets the first day they become available. Baku ankara train travel in 38 hours rail turkey en. Its first train just pulled out of the new port of baku on monday, making its first official run across azerbaijan and georgia to the east of turkey. Baku train is in the top of rail turkey s frequently asked questions list. Rome2rio makes travelling from baku to armenia easy. It is kind of an odd thing that americans require a guide, but we were able to travel from tabriz to the border and on to istanbul without a guide and without the iranian. From my experience, it is advisable to book istanbulkars train a day in advance, in istanbul. This is seat61s turkey section for loads of info on the practical side of this train journey with the dogu express dogu ekspresi. Transportation minister mr ahmet arslan announced that the first freight train will depart by the end of october 2017 on baku tbilisikars railway. Train baku to yerevan azerbaijan lonely planet forum. The new connection baku tblisikarsistanbul was agreed by the government of turkey, georgia and azerbaijan in 2007 and the line should open 2010.63 39 923 743 1451 1544 318 263 1235 1541 356 321 1374 431 1185 771 760 726 1262 917 924 1226 73 853 1017 456 269 974 1313 1302 862 871 583 613 410 939 416 205