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

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Bus, drive, train  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Van to Agri Otogari
  2. Drive from Agri Otogari to Aragats
  3. Take the train from Aragats to Tbilisi

$49 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Van to Ağrı
  2. Take the bus from Ağrı to Dogubeyazit
  3. Drive from Dogubeyazit to Trolejbusnyj park
  4. Take the bus from Yerevan Hayreniq to Tbilisi Asterion Palace

$43 - $62

3 alternative options

Bus, drive, train via Ağrı  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Van to Ağrı
  2. Drive from Ağrı to Aragats
  3. Take the train from Aragats to Tbilisi

$53 - $84

Drive  •  7h 25m

  1. Drive from Van to Tbilisi Ortachala bus station 530.6 km

$65 - $100

Fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Van (VAN) to Tbilisi (TBS) VAN - TBS

$74 - $234

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Last updated: September 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Van to Tbilisi is to bus and drive which costs 320 ₺ - 480 ₺ and takes 13h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Van to Tbilisi is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 6h 20m.

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The distance between Van and Tbilisi is 378 km. The road distance is 530.6 km.

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It takes approximately 14h 13m to get from Van to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Van Airport to Tbilisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Tbilisi is 1h ahead of Van. It is currently 6:58 PM in Van and 7:58 PM in Tbilisi.

Yes, the driving distance between Van to Tbilisi is 531 km. It takes approximately 7h 25m to drive from Van to Tbilisi.

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Van Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 857+ hotels available in Tbilisi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Van to Van Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs 22 ₺ - 26 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Van to Tbilisi.
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  • Distance: 378.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 13m

What companies run services between Van, Turkey and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines fly from Van to Tbilisi every 4 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Van to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Van to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Van to Tbilisi via Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Van to Tbilisi via Ankara, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Van to Tbilisi via Ankara, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Van to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Van to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Train operators
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Aragats to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Second Class (Coupe)
$23 - $28
First Class
$33 - $35
Third Class (Platzkart)
$15 - $19
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Van to Agri Otogari
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ağrı to Dogubeyazit
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
MetroTurizm
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Yerevan Hayreniq to Tbilisi Asterion Palace
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
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