There are 5 ways to get from Ankara to Tbilisi by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly to Tbilisi  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Tbilisi (TBS) ESB - TBS

$78 - $233

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Bus  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$18 - $30

3 alternative options

Fly to Kars, drive, train  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Kars (KSY) ESB - KSY
  2. Drive from Kars to Ani
  3. Take the train from Ani to Tbilisi Central station

$91 - $494

Fly to Igdir Airport, train  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Igdir Airport (IGD) ESB - IGD
  2. Take the train from Araks to Tbilisi Central station

$47 - $410

Drive  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tbilisi 817.6 miles

$160 - $250

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Tbilisi. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ankara and Tbilisi is 1024 km. The road distance is 1308.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Ankara to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Ankara to Tbilisi bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Ankara station.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 7 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ankara Airport to Tbilisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Tbilisi is 1 h ahead of Ankara. It is currently 3:51 PM in Ankara and 4:51 PM in Tbilisi.

Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Tbilisi is 1308 km. It takes approximately 18 h 28 min to drive from Ankara to Tbilisi.

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  • Distance: 640 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 46 min

What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Ankara to Tbilisi hourly. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Ankara to Tbilisi every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Izmir, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Izmir, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Antalya, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Van, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Kars
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $1,100
Flights from Ankara to Kars via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,100
Flights from Ankara to Igdir Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Ercan, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Antalya, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Bodrum, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Izmir, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Train operators
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Ani to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$14 - $15
Extra Comfort Compartment
$24 - $27
Compartment car
$20 - $21
Sleeping car
$35 - $38
Train from Araks to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$15 - $16
Extra Comfort Compartment
$26 - $28
Compartment car
$22 - $23
Sleeping car
$38 - $41
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Ankara Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 6784+ hotels available in Tbilisi. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs .

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