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    Toros (Taurus) Express

    General Information

    The Toros Express regularly operates every day between Konya-Adana-Konya. The train has no sleeping coaches or dining car. The train completes the Konya-Adana journey in 5 hours 47 minutes and the Adana-Konya journey in 6 hours and 30 minutes.

    Main Stopping Points


    Konya is located on south western edge of the central Anatolian plateau. It is the seventh most populous city of Türkiye. The region has been inhabited since the 3rd millennium BCE. Konya was the last home of Rumi (Mevlana) whose followers are known as Whirling Dervishes.


    The town of Ulukışla lies in a valley between the Medetsiz and Bolkar ranges of the Taurus Mountains, throughout history an important crossing from the Mediterranean to the plains of Konya and other parts of central Anatolia. This is a mountainous district and minerals including gold, silver, lead, coal and limestone have been mined here over the centuries.


    The town is the at the highlands of Çukurova and is the major gateway to the Mediterranean coasts. Pozantı stands in the foothills, at the bottom of a rare pass through these high mountains.

    • Mausoleum and Museum of Mevlana (Rumi)
    • "Taşköprü” (Stone Bridge” in Adana
    • Anti Taurus Mountain Range in Niğde
    • "Etli Ekmek” in Konya
    • A variety of local soups in Niğde
    • Adana Kebab
    • “Acılı Ezme” in Adana
    • The Mediterranean Sea in Adana
    • Fertil soils of Çukurova in Adana
    • Story of Rumi in Konya
    • Local legends of Adana