Transasia Express is a joint operation of Turkish State Railways and Islamic Republic of Iran Railways departing from Ankara at 14:25 and from Tehran at 22:05 every Wednesday. Transasia Express connecting the capitals of two countries covers distance more than 2.000 kilometers.
Train leaving from Ankara is TVS 2000 model Turkish train taking it’s passengers to Tatvan and the train leaving from Tehran is Siemens ER24PC model train also known as IranRunner taking it’s passengers to Van. On lake Van, ferries are doing shuttle services to carry passangers and trains inbetween Tatvan and Van.
This epic journey is more than 57 hours in total. We are not only providing Transasia train tickets but also we are connecting various cities to this train such as Istanbul, Izmir and Cappadocia. When planning your holiday if you are looking for a unique experience, this route is definitely something not to miss.
Below you can take a look at our operations, select your train to learn more about the journey and you can book it without any downpayment. If you have further questions you can get in contact with us from our contact page. For immediate response you can also reach us through WhatsApp.
Transasia Express is not running since 2019 due to Covid. Please send us an e-mail to get in to our contact list so we can update you whenever the journey re-starts.