There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Tbilisi by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Tbilisi (TBS) SOF - TBS

$122 - $202

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Bus  •  37 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara
  3. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$34 - $76

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Bus, train  •  37 h 7 min

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

$40 - $84

Train, bus  •  45 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Lyubimets 493
  2. Take the bus from Svilengrad to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tuzluca
  4. Take the train from Kharakert to Tbilisi Central station 202 / ...

$49 - $78

Night train, bus  •  39 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Sofia to Çerkezköy
  2. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Ankara
  3. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi

$41 - $61

Drive  •  26 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Tbilisi 1368.7 miles

$210 - $320

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Tbilisi. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Tbilisi via Istanbul and Ankara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 15 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Tbilisi is 1767 km. The road distance is 2189.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Tbilisi without a car is to bus and train which takes 37 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Sofia to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Sofia to Tbilisi bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 7 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Tbilisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Tbilisi is 2 h ahead of Sofia. It is currently 5:10 PM in Sofia and 6:10 PM in Tbilisi.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Tbilisi is 2190 km. It takes approximately 26 h 56 min to drive from Sofia to Tbilisi.

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  • Distance: 1104.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to Tbilisi every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Tbilisi via Istanbul Otogari, Istanbul, and Ankara in around 37 h 15 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Tbilisi via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Tbilisi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Tbilisi via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Tbilisi via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Sofia to Tbilisi via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Tbilisi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Train operators
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
$8 - $25
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$11
1 Class
$16 - $25
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Lyubimets
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Sofia to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
bdz.bg
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Kharakert to Tbilisi Central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$14 - $16
Extra Comfort Compartment
$26 - $28
Compartment car
$21 - $23
Sleeping car
$37 - $40
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
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
Bus from Svilengrad to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tuzluca
Ave. Duration
18 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Ankara
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
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

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Austrian Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Aegean Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 6784+ hotels available in Tbilisi. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs .

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