There are 5 ways to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Rioni  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Rioni 874 / ...

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi I 18

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Minibus  •  4 h

  1. Take the Minibus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery 146.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery 146.8 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery is to Minibus which costs $7 - $9 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Tbilisi and Gelati Monastery is 180 km. The road distance is 234.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $10 - $18.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $10 - $18. Alternatively, you can Minibus, which costs $7 - $9 and takes 4 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery is 235 km. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery.

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The nearest airport to Gelati Monastery is Kutaisi (KUT) Airport which is 27.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Batumi (BUS) (122.2 km) and Tbilisi (TBS) (194.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery.
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  • Distance: 112.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Tbilisi, Georgia and Gelati Monastery, Imereti, Georgia?

Georgian Railway operates a train from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery 5 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, operates a bus from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Tbilisi to Rioni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Standard
$5 - $7
Train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi I
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Standard
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
TaxiOnn
Phone
+995 322 500 110
Website
taxionn.com

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