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

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  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Tbilisi (TBS) ATH - TBS

$91 - $341

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  2 days 6 h

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

$75 - $163

4 alternative options

Bus  •  39 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kesap
  3. Take the bus from Keşap to Tbilisi

$85 - $118

Bus, train via Hopa  •  42 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
  3. Take the bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
  4. Take the train from Kobuleti to Tbilisi Central station 859

$87 - $132

Train, bus  •  46 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli 600
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
  5. Take the bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
  6. Take the train from Kobuleti to Tbilisi Central station 859

$91 - $145

Drive  •  33 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Tbilisi 1707.7 miles

$410 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Tbilisi is to bus and train which costs 65€ - 150€ and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 75€ - 300€.

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The distance between Athens and Tbilisi is 1842 km. The road distance is 2732 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Athens to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Tbilisi. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Tbilisi via Istanbul Otogari and Keşap. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Georgian Airways, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Athens to Tbilisi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Tbilisi via Istanbul Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, Kesap, and Keşap in around 39 h 44 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Tbilisi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Georgian Airways
Website
georgian-airways.com
Flights from Athens to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Kobuleti to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Standard
$6 - $9
Compartment
$8
Soft-seated
$19
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Ganja to Tbilisi station
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$3 - $4
2nd class (coupe)
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kesap
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Keşap to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Ganja
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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