There are 6 ways to get from Ankara to Tbilisi by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Tbilisi  •  7 h 46 min

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

$78 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$20 - $35

4 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

$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

$47 - $411

Train  •  38 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Kars
  2. Take the train from Kars to Akyaka
  3. Take the train from Bayandur to Tbilisi 202 / ...

$71 - $112

Drive  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tbilisi 817.6 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi is to bus which costs 100 ₺ - 160 ₺ and takes 20 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Tbilisi is to fly which costs 380 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 7 h 46 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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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Ankara to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Tbilisi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 14 min.

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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 twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 20 h 14 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Istanbul
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
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Dalaman, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Trabzon, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Tbilisi via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ankara to Kars
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
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 Izmir, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
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
Train operators
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Ani to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$14 - $15
Extra Comfort Compartment
$25 - $27
Compartment car
$20 - $22
Sleeping car
$35 - $38
Train from Araks to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$15 - $16
Extra Comfort Compartment
$26 - $29
Compartment car
$22 - $24
Sleeping car
$38 - $41
Train from Bayandur to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$13 - $15
Extra Comfort Compartment
$24 - $26
Compartment car
$19 - $20
Sleeping car
$34 - $37
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Kars
Ave. Duration
24 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Kars to Akyaka
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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