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Recommended option

Minibus, train  •  18 h

  1. Take the Minibus from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube
  2. Take the train from Tbilisi station to Keshlya 37

$11 - $40

Cheapest option

Train  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kutaisi I to Tbilisi 17
  2. Take the train from Tbilisi station to Baku 37

$9 - $42

3 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kutaisi to Baku 497.4 miles

$60 - $95

Minibus to Tbilisi, fly  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the Minibus from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube
  2. Fly from Tbilisi (TBS) to Baku (GYD) TBS - GYD

$57 - $167

Minibus to Batumi, fly  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the Minibus from Kutaisi to Batumi
  2. Fly from Batumi (BUS) to Baku (GYD) BUS - GYD

$79 - $171

What companies run services between Kutaisi, Georgia and Baku, Azerbaijan?

You can take a train from Kutaisi to Baku via Tbilisi and Tbilisi station in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Tbilisi to Baku
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Flights from Batumi to Baku via Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Batumi to Baku via Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Baku
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Batumi to Baku via Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Batumi to Baku via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Tbilisi station to Keshlya
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $35
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $8
2nd class (coupe)
$8 - $9
2nd class sleeper
$15
Coupe
$21
1st class
$35
Train from Tbilisi station to Baku
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $35
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $8
2nd class (coupe)
$8 - $10
2nd class sleeper
$15
Coupe
$21
1st class
$35
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Kutaisi I to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Standard
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Minibus
Bus from Kutaisi to Batumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kutaisi and Baku is 636 km. The road distance is 796 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kutaisi to Baku is to Minibus and train which costs $11 - $40 and takes 18 h.

The quickest way to get from Kutaisi to Baku is to Minibus and fly which takes 8 h 51 min and costs $55 - $170.

No, there is no direct train from Kutaisi to Baku. However, there are services departing from Kutaisi I and arriving at Baku via Tbilisi station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 18 h to get from Kutaisi to Baku, including transfers.