There are 5 ways to get from Tbilisi to Kutaisi by bus, train, taxi or car

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Minibus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the Minibus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi

$5

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Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi I 18

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Train via Rioni  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Rioni 18 / ...

$6 - $12

Taxi  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tbilisi to Kutaisi 143.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tbilisi to Kutaisi 143.8 miles

$18 - $27

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tbilisi Didube and arriving at Kutaisi. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tbilisi and arriving at Kutaisi I. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tbilisi and Kutaisi is 184 km. The road distance is 230 km.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Kutaisi without a car is to Minibus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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The Minibus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Tbilisi to Kutaisi bus services, operated by , depart from Tbilisi Didube station.

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Tbilisi to Kutaisi train services, operated by Georgian Railway, depart from Tbilisi station.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Kutaisi is to Minibus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 36 min.

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Tbilisi to Kutaisi bus services, operated by , arrive at Kutaisi station.

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

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Map of how to get from Tbilisi to Kutaisi.
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  • Distance: 115.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

operates a bus from Tbilisi to Kutaisi hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Georgian Railway operates a train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Tbilisi to Rioni
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
railway.ge
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tickets.railway.ge
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
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Day Coach
$4
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Tbilisi to Kutaisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
TaxiOnn
Phone
+995 322 500 110
Website
taxionn.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tbilisi to Kutaisi is 230 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Tbilisi to Kutaisi.

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There are 539+ hotels available in Kutaisi. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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