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Hello!

Another question regarding Turkey! How is it with nbikes in public transpoort in Turkey? Can I take bikes to trains or/and buses in Turkey? What are the rules?

Thanks in advance for your help!
Lena and Marcel

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Bicycle Transport

Dear Passengers;

 

In order to encourage the use of bicycles, which is an environment-friendly, healthy means of transportation in today's conditions, TCDD TAŞIMACILIK A.Ş. bicycle transportation rules and application principles that will be accepted to carry with passengers in urban and intercity trains have been rearranged.

 

According to this;

 

Commuter and Marmaray (domestic istanbul) trains;

 

Except for Sundays and national holidays, except for the busy hours (peak hours) 07.00-09.00 to 16.00-20.00, bicycles will be accepted on trains and small hand baggage will be carried without any additional charge for transportation.

Trains will never be accepted for bicycles if passengers are busy.

Passengers will be allowed to carry bikes during the day on non-crowded Sundays and National Holidays.

Bicycles must be accepted in all wagons and, if any, in the spaces or intermediate spaces reserved for carriage, so as not to hinder the passage of passengers.

Only one bicycle is allowed per passenger.

The owner of the bicycle is responsible for all kinds of damages and damages caused to them and / or other passengers in elevators, escalators, trains and descents.

In the regions where there is a turnstile, bicycle passes will be made from handicapped tourniquets.

Loading, preserving and unloading of bicycles on the train will be performed by the owner.

The owner of the bicycle is responsible for all kinds of damages to TCDD TRANSPORT INC., Themselves and / or other passengers.

 

In yht (high speed trains);

 

Folding bicycles that can fit in the compartment reserved for hand luggage at YHTs are accepted as small hand luggage alongside passengers and are carried free of charge with the passenger.

It is strictly forbidden to carry bicycles that cannot be folded in the HHT.

Outline and Regional Trains;

 

Only trains with vans or vans in the train organization can be carried free of charge, which can be considered as small hand luggage alongside passengers.

 

On non-vans trains, foldable bicycles that can fit in the luggage compartment are carried free of charge, which will be considered as small hand luggage alongside passengers.

It is strictly forbidden to carry bicycles that cannot be folded on these trains.

Only one bicycle is allowed per passenger.

In the case of trains with van or van section in the train organization, the wheels and pedals must be removed and the size reduced by the passenger in cases where it is not possible to fit the folded bicycles in the open state.

On all trains, the loading, unloading, storage of the bikes on the train shall be ensured to be safe and not disturb the passengers and prevent the passage of passengers.

Bicycle owners are liable for any and all damages caused to them and / or other passengers.

TCDD TRANSPORTATION INC. reserves the right to change terms and conditions of carriage of bicycles on trains.

http://www.tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr/sayfa/yolcunun-el-klavuzu/

 

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For Istanbul. domestic busses (IETT)

 

16. On all buses and metrobus, you can travel by bicycle between 10.00-16.00 and 22.00-06.00 in the evening. Folding bicycles and vehicles with bicycle apparatus can also be cycled around the clock. (The maximum capacity of bicycles in apparat used buses is two bicycles.) Depending on the vehicle density, driver staff can be requested to travel with folding bicycles, in which case the passengers are expected to be understanding.

 

https://www.iett.istanbul/tr/main/pages/yolcu-haklari-bildirgesi/68

 

Metrobus for Istanbul

 

Bicycle Ride on Metrobus Line A- A +

It is not possible to travel by bicycle on Metrobus due to the density of passengers between 06: 00-10: 00 and 16: 00-22: 00 hours. Apart from these hours, our passengers can travel with their bikes at no extra charge.

 

https://metrobus.iett.istanbul/tr/metrobus/news/metrobus-hattinda-bisiklet-yolculugu/1879

 

 

Istanbul Subway (metro)

 

Passengers can travel with folding bicycles during the operating hours, provided that they are carried in a case or bag, with large non-folding bicycles, except for busy hours (07.00-09.00 / 16.00-20.00) without paying extra for their bikes.

 

https://www.metro.istanbul/Home/Sayfa?q=yolculuk_kurallari

 

 

 

 

İDO (Istanbul sea bus)

 

• Number of bicycles allowed on board is limited to 3 on inner city and inter-city seabus lines.

• Number of bicycles allowed on board is limited to 10 on fast ferry lines. 

• Bicycle trasportation rules are subjet to change during summer timetable period.

 

https://www.ido.com.tr/importantinfo-new#genel-kurallar

 

 

City Lines ferries (şehir hatları)

 

2. Does it necessary to pay for bicycles in the ferries ? 

 

Bicycles are transported for free in city lines ferries.

 

http://en.sehirhatlari.istanbul/en/bilgiler/frequently-asked-questions-336.html

 

 

 

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Intercity buses usually carry bicycles. some charge money some don't. on some bus models need to remove the front wheel and saddle. It is more advantageous to ride from the first point of departure, in terms of finding a place.