There are 5 ways to get from Batumi to Vardzia by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  5 h 35 min

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

$95 - $117

Cheapest option

Minibus, taxi via Bakuriani  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the Minibus from Batumi to Kutaisi
  2. Take the Minibus from Kutaisi to Bakuriani
  3. Take a taxi from Bakuriani to Vardzia

$39 - $49

3 alternative options

Minibus, taxi  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the Minibus from Batumi to Kutaisi
  2. Take the Minibus from Kutaisi to Borjomi
  3. Take a taxi from Borjomi to Vardzia

$53 - $68

Taxi  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batumi to Vardzia 148.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  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 drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Batumi to Vardzia is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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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 5 h 35 min and costs $95 - $120.

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

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

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There are 21+ hotels available in Vardzia. Prices start at $18 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: 5 h 35 min

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

There is no direct connection from Batumi to Vardzia. However, you can take the train to Zestaponi then take the taxi to Vardzia. Alternatively, you can take the Minibus to Kutaisi, take the Minibus to Bakuriani, then take the taxi to Vardzia.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Batumi to Kutaisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Minibus
Bus from Kutaisi to Bakuriani
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bakuriani.ski
Minibus
Bus from Kutaisi to Borjomi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
visitkutaisi.com
Other operators
Taxi from Zestaponi to Vardzia
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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