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There are 5 ways to get from Ankara to Tbilisi by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly to Tbilisi  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Tbilisi (TBS) ESB - TBS

$78 - $233

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Bus  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$18 - $30

3 alternative options

Fly to Igdir Airport, train  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Igdir Airport (IGD) ESB - IGD
  2. Take the train from Araks to Tbilisi Central station

$46 - $410

Fly to Kars, drive, train  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Kars (KSY) ESB - KSY
  2. Drive from Kars to Ani
  3. Take the train from Ani to Tbilisi Central station

$91 - $493

Drive  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tbilisi 817.6 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi is to bus which costs 100 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 20 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi is to fly which costs 440 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 8 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Tbilisi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ankara and Tbilisi is 1024 km. The road distance is 1308.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 30 min and costs 100 ₺ - 170 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Ankara to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Ankara to Tbilisi bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Ankara station.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs 440 ₺ - 1.400 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 20 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ankara Airport to Tbilisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Ankara to Tbilisi bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, arrive at Tbilisi station.

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Tbilisi.
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  • Distance: 640 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ankara to Tbilisi hourly. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Ankara to Tbilisi every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Izmir, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Izmir, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Antalya, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Igdir Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Flights from Ankara to Igdir Airport via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Flights from Ankara to Kars
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,100
Flights from Ankara to Kars via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $1,100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Ercan, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Izmir, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Antalya, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Train operators
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Araks to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$14 - $16
Extra Comfort Compartment
$26 - $28
Compartment car
$21 - $23
Sleeping car
$37 - $41
Train from Ani to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$14 - $15
Extra Comfort Compartment
$24 - $26
Compartment car
$20 - $21
Sleeping car
$35 - $38
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Tbilisi is 1 h ahead of Ankara. It is currently 12:13 AM in Ankara and 1:13 AM in Tbilisi.

Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Tbilisi is 1308 km. It takes approximately 18 h 28 min to drive from Ankara to Tbilisi.

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Ukraine International Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Ankara Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 6473+ hotels available in Tbilisi. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 11 ₺.

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