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There are 3 ways to get from Tbilisi to Sukhumi by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Zugdidi
  2. Take a taxi from Zugdidi to Sukhumi

$55 - $70

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Ingiri 870 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Ingiri to Sukhumi

$52 - $74

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Tbilisi to Sukhumi 272.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Sukhumi is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tbilisi to Sukhumi is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Tbilisi and Sukhumi is 344 km. The road distance is 435.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Sukhumi without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $55 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Tbilisi to Sukhumi, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tbilisi to Sukhumi is 435 km. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Tbilisi to Sukhumi.

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There are 597+ hotels available in Sukhumi. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tbilisi to Sukhumi.
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  • Distance: 215 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

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

There is no direct connection from Tbilisi to Sukhumi. However, you can take the bus to Zugdidi then take the taxi to Sukhumi. Alternatively, you can take the train to Ingiri then take the taxi to Sukhumi.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Tbilisi to Ingiri
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$7
Compartment Carriage
$9
Soft Seated Carriage
$15
Bus operators
Metro Georgia
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Zugdidi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
geometro.ge
Other operators
Taxi from Zugdidi to Sukhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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