There are 4 ways to get from Tbilisi to Batumi by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi Central station to Batumi

$8 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus Metro Georgia  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Batumi

$15

Bus Georgian Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi Freedom Square to Kutaisi Airport
  2. Take the bus from Kutaisi Airport to Batumi Radisson Hotel

$15

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Tbilisi to Batumi 236.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Batumi is to train which costs $8 - $25 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tbilisi to Batumi is to train which costs $8 - $25 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tbilisi and arriving at Batumi. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tbilisi Central station station and arriving at Batumi. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Tbilisi and Batumi is 263 km. The road distance is 378 km.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Batumi without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $8 - $25.

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The train from Tbilisi Central station to Batumi takes 4 h 59 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Tbilisi to Batumi bus services, operated by Metro Georgia, depart from Tbilisi station.

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Tbilisi to Batumi train services, operated by Georgian Railway, arrive at Tbilisi Central station.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Batumi is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $8 - $25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Tbilisi to Batumi.
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  • Distance: 164.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Tbilisi, Georgia and Batumi, Georgia?

Georgian Railway operates a train from Tbilisi to Batumi 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, Metro Georgia operates a bus from Tbilisi to Batumi every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Tbilisi Central station to Batumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $25
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$11
1 Class
$16 - $25
Bus operators
Metro Georgia
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Batumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
geometro.ge
Book at
geometro.ge
Georgian Bus
Bus from Tbilisi Freedom Square to Kutaisi Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
georgianbus.com
Book at
georgianbus.com
Bus from Kutaisi Airport to Batumi Radisson Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
georgianbus.com
Book at
georgianbus.com

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