There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Georgia 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 Istanbul to Tbilisi  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Tbilisi (TBS) IST - TBS

$52 - $192

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara
  2. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$24 - $43

7 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Batumi  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Batumi (BUS) IST - BUS

$102 - $312

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Tbilisi  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Tbilisi (TBS) SAW - TBS

$49 - $197

Fly Istanbul to Trabzon, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Trabzon (TZX) IST - TZX
  2. Take the bus from Trabzon Airport to Rize
  3. Take the bus from Rize to Batumi

$32 - $141

Fly Istanbul to Sochi, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Sochi (AER) IST - AER
  2. Take the train from Gagra to Sukhumi

$136 - $261

Bus MetroTurizm, train  •  28 h 34 min

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

$26 - $48

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  37 h 37 min

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

$57 - $84

Drive  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Tbilisi 1030.1 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Georgia is to bus and train which costs 160 ₺ - 320 ₺ and takes 28 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Georgia is to fly which costs 650 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Georgia is 1259 km. The road distance is 1648.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Istanbul to Georgia, including transfers.

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Azerbaijan Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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  • Distance: 787.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Georgia?

Turkish Airlines and Azerbaijan Airlines fly from Istanbul to Tbilisi 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Tbilisi via Otogar, Istanbul, Ankara, Tbilisi, and Ortachala Central Bus Station in around 29 h 3 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Istanbul to Batumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Sochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Istanbul to Tbilisi via Baku
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Gagra to Sukhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Kobuleti to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Standard
$6 - $9
Compartment
$8
Soft-seated
$19
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
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon Airport to Rize
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Rize to Batumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Ganja
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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