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There are 5 ways to get from Turkey to Tbilisi by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Antalya

  1. Fly from Antalya (AYT) to Tbilisi (TBS)

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Bus, Minibus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
  2. Take the Minibus from Batumi Bus station to Tbilisi Didube

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Fly from Istanbul

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Tbilisi (TBS)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Aksaray to Tbilisi

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Tbilisi Didube

Turkey to Tbilisi by bus

The bus journey time between Turkey and Tbilisi is around 31h and covers a distance of around 1667 km. Operated by Metro Georgia, the Turkey to Tbilisi bus service departs from Istanbul Aksaray and arrives in Tbilisi. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
31h Average Duration
$50 Cheapest Price
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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Georgia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Georgia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Georgia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Georgia from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Georgia

Limited international flights leaving Turkey began to resume from August 1.

Last updated: January 26 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Tbilisi is to bus and Minibus which costs 700 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 32h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Tbilisi is to fly which costs 2.000 ₺ - 7.000 ₺ and takes 3h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Istanbul Aksaray and arriving at Tbilisi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31h.

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The distance between Turkey and Tbilisi is 883 km. The road distance is 1623.1 km.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Tbilisi without a car is to bus which takes 31h and costs 950 ₺ - 15.000 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Turkey to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Turkey to Tbilisi bus services, operated by Metro Georgia, depart from Istanbul Aksaray station.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 3h 9m and costs 2.000 ₺ - 7.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 950 ₺ - 15.000 ₺ and takes 31h.

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The quickest flight from Antalya Airport to Tbilisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Turkey to Tbilisi bus services, operated by Metro Georgia, arrive at Tbilisi station.

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Map of how to get from Turkey to Tbilisi.
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  • Distance: 883.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 9m

What companies run services between Turkey and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Pegasus Airlines, SunExpress and Turkish Airlines fly from Antalya to Tbilisi Ortachala bus station 4 times a day. Alternatively, Metro Georgia operates a bus from Istanbul Aksaray to Tbilisi once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $800 and the journey takes 31h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Antalya to Tbilisi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Antalya to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Antalya to Tbilisi via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Antalya to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Antalya to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Bus operators
Metro Georgia
Phone
0 422 24 22 44
Website
metrogeorgia.ge
Bus from Istanbul Aksaray to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $800
Schedules at
metrogeorgia.ge
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
20h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
MetroTurizm
Georgia Minibuses
Bus from Batumi Bus station to Tbilisi Didube
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
tbilisitrip.com

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Tbilisi is 1h ahead of Turkey. It is currently 1:36 PM in Turkey and 2:36 PM in Tbilisi.

Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to Tbilisi is 1623 km. It takes approximately 21h 34m to drive from Turkey to Tbilisi.

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SunExpress, Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines offer flights from Antalya Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Tbilisi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Antalya Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs 160 ₺ - 200 ₺.

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