Travel without ID by Onur UysalOct 3, 2016Mar 12, 2017 Leave a comment I was wondering if I can use high speed trains to visit Istanbul while I don’t have my passport in my hand? Soroosh You need to have a valid ID (ID, passport, driving licences) to be able to travel by high speed train. Frequently asked questions Have question? Ask us! Written by Onur Uysal Railway consultant. Owner of RT Media & Consultancy. Founder and editor of Rail Turkey.