Travel and visa information

As of April 17, 2013, electronic visa (e-Visa) replaces “sticker visa” which was issued at the border crossings. Applicants just need to log on to, provide the requested information, (after the application is approved) make online payment and download their e-Visa.

To see whether you need Visa to enter Turkey visit the official site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and check the data for your country (

The easiest and fastest way to get to Ağri is by air. According to Turkish airlines schedule there are direct flights once daily from Istanbul and from Ankara (from/to Ankara there are no flights on Mondays and Wednesdays).

The nearest railway station is in Horasan on half way between Erzurum and Ağri, but it may not be easy to get a taxi from there to Agri. From Erzurum you can travel to Ağri by bus and the journey from there takes about 3 hours and the price is between 20 and 30 TL (Turkish Lira).

Flight Information