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Passenger Rail > Mideast

Intercity train services and routes in the Mideast

Israel Railways train at Haifa East station

Passenger trains meet travel and tourism needs to rail destinations across the Mideast. Photo: new Israel Railways deisel locomotive at Haifa East station. ©Chen Melling.

Georgia

Tbilisi

Passenger service connects the capital, Tbilisi, with the Black Sea ports of Poti and Batumi.

Iran

Teheran

Iran's modern rail service is popular and affordable. Lines radiate from Tehran, west to Tabriz and east to Mashhad. Additional services travel via Qom: to Arak, Ahvaz and the Persian Gulf; and to Kashan, Yazd and Kerman. Trans-Asia Express trains link Tehran and Tabriz with Istanbul. Limited access is available to/from Pakistan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.

Israel

Tel Aviv

The country's modern railway continues to expand. Routes extend from Nahariya to Ben Gurion Airport and Beer Sheva via Haifa and Tel Aviv. Jerusalem connections can be made in Tel Aviv. Several secondary and commuter services are also maintained. The railway closes down between Friday afternoon and Saturday evening. There are currently no international connections.

Jordan

Amman

International services to Syria are currently suspended.

Syria

Aleppo - Damascus

Do to the ongoing conflict, travel to Syria is not adviseable. The current status of rail services is unknown.

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