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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Georgia by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Tbilisi  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tbilisi (TBS) IST - TBS

$52 - $192

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Bus  •  28h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara
  2. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$28 - $46

6 alternative options

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Batumi  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Batumi (BUS) IST - BUS

$102 - $312

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Tbilisi  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Tbilisi (TBS) SAW - TBS

$49 - $198

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon, shuttle, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Trabzon (TZX) IST - TZX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trabzon Airport to Rize
  3. Take the bus from Rize to Batumi

$34 - $142

Bus MetroTurizm, train  •  28h 36m

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

$32 - $58

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  37h 38m

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

$57 - $96

Drive  •  21h 57m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Tbilisi 1030.1 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Georgia is to bus and train which costs 180 ₺ - 330 ₺ and takes 28h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Georgia is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Georgia. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Isani via Ankara and Ortachala Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 37m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Georgia is 1259 km. The road distance is 1648.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Georgia without a car is to bus and train which takes 28h 36m and costs 180 ₺ - 330 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Istanbul to Georgia, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Georgia bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Georgia is to fly which takes 5h 36m and costs 290 ₺ - 1.100 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150 ₺ - 270 ₺ and takes 28h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Tbilisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Georgia.
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  • Distance: 787.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Georgia?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Tbilisi 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Tbilisi via Ankara, Tbilisi, and Ortachala Central Bus Station in around 28h 37m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tbilisi via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Batumi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tbilisi via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Kobuleti to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $25
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$11
1 Class
$16 - $25
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Ganja to Tbilisi station
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$3 - $4
2nd class (coupe)
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Shuttle from Trabzon Airport to Rize
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Rize to Batumi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Ganja
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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Georgia is 1h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 11:05 AM in Istanbul and 12:05 PM in Georgia.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Georgia is 1648 km. It takes approximately 21h 57m to drive from Istanbul to Georgia.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Georgia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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