There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Tbilisi by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tbilisi (TBS) ATH - TBS

$91 - $341

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Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Ganja
  3. Take the train from Ganja to Tbilisi station 38

$72 - $130

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Bus, train via Hopa  •  42 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
  3. Take the bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
  4. Take the train from Kobuleti to Tbilisi Central station

$84 - $131

Bus  •  42 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara
  3. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$79 - $124

Train, bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
  3. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tuzluca
  5. Take the train from Kharakert to Tbilisi Central station 202 / ...

$92 - $141

Car ferry, carferry, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
  2. Take the carferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Izmir
  4. Take the bus from Izmir to Tbilisi

$94 - $210

Drive  •  33 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Tbilisi 1707.7 miles

$410 - $600

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Tbilisi. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Tbilisi via Istanbul and Ankara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 15 min.

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The distance between Athens and Tbilisi is 1842 km. The road distance is 2732.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Tbilisi without a car is to bus and train which takes 42 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Athens to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Athens to Tbilisi bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 42 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Tbilisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Tbilisi is 2 h ahead of Athens. It is currently 10:17 PM in Athens and 11:17 PM in Tbilisi.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Tbilisi is 2732 km. It takes approximately 33 h 26 min to drive from Athens to Tbilisi.

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  • Distance: 1151.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Athens to Tbilisi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Tbilisi via Istanbul Otogar, Istanbul, and Ankara in around 42 h 15 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Kobuleti to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $25
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$11
1 Class
$16 - $25
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Kharakert to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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 - $40
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Ganja to Tbilisi station
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$3 - $4
2nd class (coupe)
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tuzluca
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to ASTI Ankara Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Ganja
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$50 - $140
Business
$131
2 bed outside Cabin
$88
4 bed outside Cabin
$82
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Piraeus to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$80 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$75 - $90
CABIN A4 outside
$75 - $90
Economy
$50 - $60
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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