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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Rioni  •  3 h 43 min

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

$13 - $21

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tbilisi to Kutaisi I 18

$7 - $13

3 alternative options

Minibus  •  4 h

  1. Take the Minibus from Tbilisi Didube to Kutaisi

$8 - $10

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

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 - $8
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
Standard
$5 - $8
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery?

The distance between Tbilisi and Gelati Monastery is 180 km. The road distance is 235 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery?

The cheapest way to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery is to Minibus which costs $8 - $10 and takes 4 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery?

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

How long does it take to get from Tbilisi to Gelati Monastery?

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