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

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Taxi, train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take a taxi from Vardzia to Khashuri station
  2. Take the train from Khashuri station to Tbilisi 869 / ...

$36 - $45

Cheapest option

Minibus  •  6h

  1. Take the Minibus from Vardzia to Akhaltsikhe
  2. Take the Minibus from Akhaltsikhe to Tbilisi Didube

$8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Vardzia to Tbilisi 165.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Vardzia to Tbilisi 165.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Vardzia to Tbilisi is to Minibus which costs $8 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Vardzia to Tbilisi is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vardzia to Tbilisi. However, there are services departing from Vardzia and arriving at Tbilisi Didube via Akhaltsikhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Vardzia and Tbilisi is 132 km. The road distance is 264.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vardzia to Tbilisi without a car is to taxi and train which takes 3h 41m and costs $35 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Vardzia to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Vardzia to Tbilisi bus services, operated by , depart from Vardzia station.

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Vardzia to Tbilisi bus services, operated by , arrive at Tbilisi Didube station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vardzia to Tbilisi is 264 km. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Vardzia to Tbilisi.

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There are 6710+ hotels available in Tbilisi. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vardzia to Tbilisi.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Vardzia, Samtskhe–Javakheti, Georgia and Tbilisi, Georgia?

You can take a bus from Vardzia to Tbilisi via Akhaltsikhe in around 6h.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Khashuri to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$11 - $12
Extra Comfort Compartment
$19 - $21
Compartment car
$14 - $16
Sleeping car
$27 - $30
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Vardzia to Akhaltsikhe
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Minibus
Bus from Akhaltsikhe to Tbilisi Didube
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Vardzia to Khashuri station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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