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There are 6 ways to get from Baku to Kutaisi by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, Minibus  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Baku to Tbilisi station 38
  2. Take the Minibus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi

$13 - $26

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Train  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Baku to Tbilisi station 38
  2. Take the train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi I 18

$10 - $29

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Bus, Minibus  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Baku International Bus Terminal to Tbilisi
  2. Take the Minibus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi

$15

Train via Rioni  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Baku to Tbilisi station 38
  2. Take the train from Tbilisi to Rioni 870 / ...

$13 - $32

Drive  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Baku to Kutaisi 499.9 miles

$65 - $95

Fly, Minibus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) to Tbilisi (TBS) GYD - TBS
  2. Take the Minibus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi

$58 - $168

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The cheapest way to get from Baku to Kutaisi is to train and Minibus which costs $12 - $26 and takes 17 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baku to Kutaisi is to fly and Minibus which costs $55 - $170 and takes 9 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Baku to Kutaisi. However, there are services departing from Baku and arriving at Kutaisi I via Tbilisi and Rioni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 24 min.

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The distance between Baku and Kutaisi is 636 km. The road distance is 799.8 km.

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The best way to get from Baku to Kutaisi without a car is to train and Minibus which takes 17 h 19 min and costs $12 - $26.

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It takes approximately 17 h 19 min to get from Baku to Kutaisi, including transfers.

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Baku to Kutaisi train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), depart from Baku station.

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The best way to get from Baku to Kutaisi is to bus and Minibus which takes 17 h 38 min and costs $16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $35 and takes 18 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport to Tbilisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Baku to Kutaisi train services, operated by Georgian Railway, arrive at Rioni station.

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Map of how to get from Baku to Kutaisi.
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  • Distance: 397.8 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 19 min

What companies run services between Baku, Azerbaijan and Kutaisi, Georgia?

You can take a bus from Baku to Kutaisi via Memar Ajami, Avtovaghzal, Baku International Bus Terminal, Tbilisi, Ortachala Central Bus Station, Isani, Didube, and Tbilisi Didube in around 17 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Baku to Kutaisi via Tbilisi station, Tbilisi, and Rioni in around 18 h 24 min.

Airlines
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Train operators
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Baku to Tbilisi station
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
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ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $14
2nd class (coupe)
$8 - $20
1st class
$35
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Tbilisi to Rioni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
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2 Class
$6
1 Class
$9
Train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi I
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
railway.ge
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Day Coach
$4
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Baku International Bus Terminal
Website
bbak.az
Bus from Baku International Bus Terminal to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bbak.az

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Yes, the driving distance between Baku to Kutaisi is 800 km. It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to drive from Baku to Kutaisi.

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Azerbaijan Airlines offers flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Kutaisi. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baku to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $1.

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