17 Eylul Express (Izmir Soma Train)

Route, timetable, station and ticket details of main line train running between İzmir (Basmane) and Soma:

Route

* Based on route data provided by EcoTransITWorld.

General Information

What kind of a train I’m going to travel with? Diesel loco and TVS 2000 passenger coaches

What options I have? Only standard carriages

How long is the route? 160 km

How long it takes? 3:30 hours

How can I buy the ticket? All sales channels (Internet, call center, stations and agencies)

When can I buy the ticket? Starting from 15 days prior to departure

Timetable

17eylul-timetable

* As of 7/2017. Please click for TCDD’s official timetable.

Main Stations

İzmir (Basmane) – Manisa – Soma

* Please click station name for location, all trains calling and timetables, working hours and contact info of station.

Fares

İzmir (Basmane)-Soma standard seat: 13 TL

Click for general discounts

* As of 7/2017. Pls check current fares from TCDD’s official website.

Suggestions

Alternate trains on Izmir-Balikesir route: 16 Eylul, Karesi and Izmir Mavi. Izmir Mavi has sleeper option.

Soma train station is 10 km away from city center and main bus station.

What travellers say?
kars-travel TCDD restaurant cars review - Steve, British citizen and English teacher at Bilkent University in Ankara, had tested the new concept of restaurant cars of TCDD while travelling by Izmir-Ankara train in June 2016.
Dogu Express Towards Armenian Border with Kars Express - Serhan Sevin, photographer at Haberturk, wrote his 30-hours-long travel from Istanbul to Kars by train.
Van Golu Express 18 days on Turkish rail - Jools, a loco driver from UK, had traveled on several routes of Turkey by rail in January 2015.
TCDD Main Line Train by Jeff Hawken Maybe I was unlucky - Jools, a loco driver from UK, had traveled on several routes of Turkey by rail in September 2014.
Sound of diesel engine - Dusko from Bosnia and Herzegovina had travelled from Ankara to Bandirma via Izmir with main line trains of TCDD in October 2015.
kars-travel Through high snowy mountains and deep valleys - Onur, a railway professional from Turkey, had travelled from Amasya to Kars using every regional and main line trains possible in January 2015.

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