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There are 4 ways to get from Batumi to Vardzia by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Batumi to Zestaponi
  2. Take a taxi from Zestaponi to Vardzia

$50 - $67

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Minibus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the Minibus from Batumi to Akhaltsikhe
  2. Take the Minibus from Akhaltsikhe to Vardzia


2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4h 39m

  1. Take a taxi from Batumi to Vardzia 148.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Batumi to Vardzia 148.6 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Batumi to Vardzia is to Minibus which costs $11 and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Batumi to Vardzia is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Batumi to Vardzia. However, there are services departing from Batumi and arriving at Vardzia via Akhaltsikhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Batumi and Vardzia is 140 km. The road distance is 237.8 km.

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The best way to get from Batumi to Vardzia without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5h 35m and costs $50 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Batumi to Vardzia, including transfers.

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Batumi to Vardzia bus services, operated by , depart from Batumi station.

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Batumi to Vardzia bus services, operated by , arrive at Vardzia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Batumi to Vardzia is 238 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Batumi to Vardzia.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Vardzia. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Batumi to Vardzia.
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  • Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Batumi, Georgia and Vardzia, Samtskhe–Javakheti, Georgia?

You can take a bus from Batumi to Vardzia via Akhaltsikhe in around 7h 40m.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Bus operators
Bus from Batumi to Akhaltsikhe
Ave. Duration
Once daily
Estimated price
Bus from Akhaltsikhe to Vardzia
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
4 times a day
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Other operators
Taxi from Zestaponi to Vardzia
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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