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There are 4 ways to get from Tbilisi to Dagestan by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  19h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Vladikavkaz
  2. Take the bus from Vladikavkaz to Nal’chik
  3. Take the train from Nalchik to Prohladnaia
  4. Take the train from Prohladnaia to Mahachkala D

$60 - $95

Cheapest option

Train  •  22h 14m

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi station to Bilajari 37
  2. Take the train from Bilajari to Makhachkala 369 / ...

$10 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  20h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Mineralnye Vody
  2. Take the bus from Mineralnye Vody to Makhachkala

$44 - $58

Drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from Tbilisi to Makhachkala 302 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Dagestan is to train which costs $10 - $27 and takes 22h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Tbilisi to Dagestan is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tbilisi station to Dagestan. However, there are services departing from Tbilisi station and arriving at Makhachkala via Bilajari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 14m.

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The distance between Tbilisi and Dagestan is 230 km. The road distance is 483.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Dagestan without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 23m and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 19h 23m to get from Tbilisi to Dagestan, including transfers.

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Tbilisi to Dagestan train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), arrive at Tbilisi station.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Dagestan is to bus which takes 20h 14m and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 - $27 and takes 22h 14m.

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Dagestan is 1h behind Tbilisi. It is currently 3:02 PM in Tbilisi and 2:02 PM in Dagestan.

Tbilisi to Dagestan train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), arrive at Makhachkala station.

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Map of how to get from Tbilisi to Dagestan.
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  • Distance: 143.8 miles
  • Duration: 19h 23m

What companies run services between Tbilisi, Georgia and Dagestan, Russia?

You can take a bus from Tbilisi to Makhachkala via Mineralnye Vody and Makhachkala in around 20h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tbilisi to Makhachkala via Bilajari in around 22h 14m.

Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nalchik to Prohladnaia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Kupé)
$9 - $14
Train from Prohladnaia to Mahachkala
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$16 - $25
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Tbilisi station to Bilajari
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $14
2nd class (coupe)
$8 - $20
1st class
$35
Train from Bilajari to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$4 - $6
2nd class (coupe)
$6 - $7
Bus operators
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Tbilisi to Vladikavkaz
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Avazar Bus
Website
avazar-bus.am
Bus from Vladikavkaz to Nal’chik
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
avazar-bus.am
MiminoTrans Ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Mineralnye Vody
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Mineralnye Vody to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
11h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Yes, the driving distance between Tbilisi to Dagestan is 483 km. It takes approximately 6h 38m to drive from Tbilisi to Dagestan.

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There are three+ hotels available in Dagestan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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