Pendik Train Station is the closest train station to Istanbul city center for the trains going in eastern direction.
Pendik Station is 35 km away from Taksim, the city center of Istanbul.
Pendik Station has strong bus connections to several regions in Istanbul. It will also be connected to city center with suburban trains (Marmaray) within 2 years.
The station is rebuilt for high speed trains to be the main station in Istanbul temporarily. It’s new, but not big.
There are shops and restaurants very close to station.
Following trains are available to/from Pendik Station:
Timetable (as of 19 March 2017)
The ticket office is open between 05:45-22:00. Phone is +90 (216) 354 01 30.
Note that you need to pass security check before entering to high speed train platform which is quite crowded at departures.
Travel passes are available at Pendik Station.
Cover photo by Onur Uysal