There are 4 ways to get from Sukhumi to Kars by taxi, bus, train, car or plane

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Taxi, Minibus, bus  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sukhumi to Zugdidi
  2. Take the Minibus from Zugdidi to Poti
  3. Take the bus from Poti to Trabzon
  4. Take the bus from Trabzon to Kars

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Drive, fly, Electric train, train  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Sukhumi to Sochi
  2. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Erevan (EVN) AER - EVN
  3. Take the Electric train from Yerevan to Bayandur
  4. Take the train from Akyaka to Kars

$93 - $154

2 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sukhumi to Ingiri
  2. Take the train from Ingiri to Zestap'oni 869 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zestafoni to Bayandur 201
  4. Take the train from Akyaka to Kars

$116 - $171

Drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sukhumi to Kars 300.6 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Sukhumi to Kars is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sukhumi to Kars is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sukhumi and Kars is 319 km. The road distance is 481 km.

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The best way to get from Sukhumi to Kars without a car is to taxi and Minibus and bus which takes 15 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 4 min to get from Sukhumi to Kars, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sochi Airport to Erevan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Kars is 1 h behind Sukhumi. It is currently 3:19 PM in Sukhumi and 2:19 PM in Kars.

Yes, the driving distance between Sukhumi to Kars is 481 km. It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to drive from Sukhumi to Kars.

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Ural Airlines and Nordwind Airlines offer flights from Sochi Airport to Erevan Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Kars. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sukhumi to Kars.
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  • Distance: 199.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sukhumi, Georgia and Kars, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Sukhumi to Kars. However, you can take the taxi to Zugdidi, take the Minibus to Poti, take the bus to Trabzon, then take the bus to Kars. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Ingiri, take the train to Zestap'oni, take the walk to Zestafoni, take the train to Bayandur, take the drive to Akyaka, then take the train to Kars.

Airlines
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Sochi to Erevan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Sochi to Erevan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Train operators
Georgian Railway
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Zestafoni to Bayandur
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$17 - $18
Extra Comfort Compartment
$30 - $32
Compartment car
$25 - $27
Sleeping car
$43 - $47
Train from Yerevan to Bayandur
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$12 - $13
Extra Comfort Compartment
$21 - $22
Compartment car
$16 - $17
Sleeping car
$29 - $32
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Akyaka to Kars
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
South Caucasus Railway - Electric trains
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Bayandur
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Zugdidi to Poti
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Poti to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Iğdırlı Tourism
Phone
90.476.228 69 01
Email
bilgi@igdirliturizm.com.tr
Website
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Kars
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Kanberoğlu Turizm
Phone
0462 325 22 83
Website
kanberoglu.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Kars
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kanberoglu.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Sukhumi to Zugdidi
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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