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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest 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.

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Fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Tbilisi (TBS) BUD - TBS

$102 - $282

5 alternative options

Bus via Istanbul  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Burgas 595 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara
  4. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$104 - $131

Train, bus via Kropotkin  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass
  3. Take the bus from Kharkiv to Kropotkin
  4. Take the bus from Kropotkin to Tbilisi

$124 - $222

Bus  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Kraków, Kraków MDA P6
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Mariupol
  3. Take the bus from Mariupol' to Rostov-On-Don
  4. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Tbilisi

$171 - $244

Train, bus  •  3 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Dnepropetrovsk Glavnij
  3. Take the bus from Dnipro to Yerevan
  4. Take the train from Yerevan to Tbilisi Central station 202 / ...

$141 - $241

Drive  •  34 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Tbilisi 1853.3 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Tbilisi is to bus which costs 29 000 Ft - 37 000 Ft and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Tbilisi is to fly which costs 28 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Tbilisi. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Tbilisi via Budapest, Burgas South, Istanbul and Ankara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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The distance between Budapest and Tbilisi is 2127 km. The road distance is 2965.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Tbilisi without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 6 h and costs 29 000 Ft - 37 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Budapest to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Budapest to Tbilisi bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Budapest station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs 28 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29 000 Ft - 37 000 Ft and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Tbilisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Tbilisi.
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  • Distance: 1329.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Tbilisi, Georgia?

MyWay Airlines, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Budapest to Tbilisi every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Tbilisi via Népliget M, Budapest, Burgas, Burgas South, Istanbul, and Ankara in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
MyWay Airlines
Website
mywayairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Tbilisi via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Tbilisi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Tbilisi via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Budapest to Tbilisi via Minsk
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Tbilisi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Kiev Pass to Dnepropetrovsk Glavnij
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$16 - $23
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$16 - $17
Extra Comfort Compartment
$28 - $30
Compartment car
$24 - $26
Sleeping car
$41 - $44
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Budapest to Burgas
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Burgas
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Budapest to Burgas
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to ASTI Ankara Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
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
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Kharkiv to Kropotkin
Ave. Duration
17 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Dnipro to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
45 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
MiminoTrans Ge
Bus from Kropotkin to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
15 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
Turist Trans
Phone
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Email
turist.trans@gmail.com
Website
turistbus.com.ua
Bus from Mariupol' to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
turistbus.com.ua
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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Tbilisi is 3 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 5:48 PM in Budapest and 7:48 PM in Tbilisi.

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Tbilisi is 2965 km. It takes approximately 34 h 48 min to drive from Budapest to Tbilisi.

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MyWay Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Georgian Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 6738+ hotels available in Tbilisi. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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