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There are 5 ways to get from Kutaisi to Tbilisi by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Minibus

  1. Take the Minibus from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kutaisi I to Didube

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube

Drive

  1. Drive from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube

Private Transfer

  1. Take a town car from Kutaisi to Tbilisi

Kutaisi to Tbilisi by train

The train journey time between Kutaisi and Tbilisi is around 5h 5m and covers a distance of around 214 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 5m. Operated by Georgian Railway, the Kutaisi to Tbilisi train service departs from Kutaisi I and arrives in Didube. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
5h 5m
Fastest train time:
5h 5m
Train distance:
214 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:10
Last train departs at:
12:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kutaisi to Tbilisi train schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Georgia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Georgia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Georgia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Georgia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Georgia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Georgia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Georgia from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Georgia

International flights leaving Georgia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Georgia

Last updated: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kutaisi to Tbilisi is to Minibus which costs $4 and takes 4h.

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The fastest way to get from Kutaisi to Tbilisi is to taxi which takes 2h 53m and costs $60 - $80.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kutaisi and arriving at Tbilisi Didube. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kutaisi I and arriving at Didube. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Kutaisi and Tbilisi is 184 km. The road distance is 224.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kutaisi to Tbilisi without a car is to Minibus which takes 4h and costs $4.

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The Minibus from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube takes 4h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kutaisi to Tbilisi bus services, operated by , depart from Kutaisi station.

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Kutaisi to Tbilisi train services, operated by Georgian Railway, depart from Kutaisi I station.

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The best way to get from Kutaisi to Tbilisi is to Minibus which takes 4h and costs $4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 5h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Kutaisi to Tbilisi.
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  • Distance: 184.2 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Kutaisi, Georgia and Tbilisi, Georgia?

operates a bus from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 4h. Alternatively, Georgian Railway operates a train from Kutaisi I to Didube once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Kutaisi I to Didube
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
http://www.railway.ge
Book at
http://tickets.railway.ge
Day Coach
$3
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
visitkutaisi.com
Other operators
GoTrip
Website
gotrip.ge
Towncar from Kutaisi to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
gotrip.ge
Taxi from Kutaisi to Tbilisi Didube
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Transfers Georgia
Phone
+995 555 44 45 59
Website
transfersgeorgia.com
TIEG
Phone
+995 431 250 437
Website
tieg-travel.ge
Shuttle Service to Kutaisi Airport Gudauri
Phone
+995 555 44 45 59
Website
kutaisi-airport-transfers.business.site

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Kutaisi to Tbilisi bus services, operated by , arrive at Tbilisi Didube station.

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Kutaisi to Tbilisi train services, operated by Georgian Railway, arrive at Didube station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kutaisi to Tbilisi is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Kutaisi to Tbilisi.

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