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I hear the Train out of Istanbul is out of order?
Posted February 11th, 2013 - 10:09 pm by from Ridgewood, United States (Permalink)
I hate to take the bus..I know they are great in Turkey but I would like to take trains. I was going to get the train Pass.. I would use it a lot, but I fly into Istanbul and have been told the train is under construction? What would I have to do to find a Train to Izmir? Is there a good way to find a ride? Maybe someone is Driving this way? Is it hard to hook up with the train now work has started on the track?
Sarah Quinn

Posted February 11th, 2013 - 10:14 pm by from Istanbul, Turkey (Permalink)
you may look website. it is ferry and bus :) cheap and fast.

https://www.idobus.com.tr/web//index.jsf

cheers , refik

Posted February 11th, 2013 - 10:21 pm from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Posted February 18th, 2013 - 5:06 pm by from Kadikoy, Turkey (Permalink)
Hi,

Zihni says correct. I am living in Istanbul and İzmir is my second home. And the best way is having a flight. These cities have good opportunity to transport. Our airport shuttles are cheap or you can use metro for Atatürk Airport(istanbul). In other side, you can use 9 different express bus from different centres to Sabiha Gökçen Airport(istanbul) and this is cheapest way. In İzmir, we have Izban(local rail system). And train stop is so close to İzmir Airport(Adnan Menderes Airport). I walked all way with 20kg baggage in 5 or 10min. And this train going directly to İzmir City Centre with one ticket.

And refik's idea is wrong. İDOBÜS gonna cancel in March 1

PS: everyone, sorry for my bad English :D i hope you will understand.

Selim