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There are 7 ways to get from Varna to Tbilisi by plane, shuttle, car ferry, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Varna  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Tbilisi (TBS) VAR - TBS

$159 - $560

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  33h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Take the night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
  4. Take the bus from Batumi to Tbilisi

$66 - $75

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Shuttle to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  11h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Tbilisi (TBS) OTP - TBS

$239 - $812

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the car ferry from Varna to P’ot’i
  2. Take the train from Poti to Tbilisi

$167 - $392

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the car ferry from Burgas to Batumi
  3. Take the bus from Batumi to Tbilisi

$178 - $181

Train  •  4 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Varna to Ruse - Tovarna Re
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  3. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  4. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Bilajari
  5. Take the train from Bilajari to Tbilisi station

$91 - $261

Drive  •  27h 36m

  1. Drive from Varna to Tbilisi Didube 2084.8 km

$200 - $310

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varna to Tbilisi is to bus and night bus which costs $65 - $75 and takes 33h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Tbilisi is to fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 8h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Tbilisi station. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Tbilisi station via Ruse, Bucharest - Gara de Nord, Kiev Pass and Bilajari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 11h.

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The distance between Varna and Tbilisi is 1392 km. The road distance is 2084.8 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Tbilisi without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 2 days 14h and costs $160 - $400.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Varna to Tbilisi, including transfers.

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Varna to Tbilisi train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Tbilisi is to fly which takes 8h 2m and costs $150 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $270 and takes 4 days 11h.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Tbilisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Tbilisi is 1h ahead of Varna. It is currently 1:21 AM in Varna and 2:21 AM in Tbilisi.

Map of how to get from Varna to Tbilisi.
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  • Distance: 1392.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 2m

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Tbilisi, Georgia?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Georgian Airways fly from Varna to Tbilisi 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varna to Tbilisi via Ruse - Tovarna, Ruse, Bucureşti Nord Gr.A, Bucharest - Gara de Nord, Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station, Kiev Pass, and Bilajari in around 4 days 11h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Tbilisi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tbilisi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Poti to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
http://www.railway.ge
Book at
http://tickets.railway.ge
2 Class
$5
1 Class
$9
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
$45 - $65
2nd class
$65 - $90
1st class
$100 - $150
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Kiev Pass to Bilajari
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$30 - $45
2nd class (coupe)
$50 - $130
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Bilajari to Tbilisi station
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $14
2nd class (coupe)
$10 - $20
1st Class
$20 - $28
1st class
$35
Bus operators
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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Atlas Taxi
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Metro Georgia
Phone
0 422 24 22 44
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Batumi to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrogeorgia.ge
Book at
metrogeorgia.ge
Luks Istanbul
Phone
+90544 210 2535
Website
luksistanbul.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
luksistanbul.com
Gursoylar
Phone
+908503056161
Website
gursoylarturizm.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
gursoylarturizm.com
Ferry operators
Navibulgar
Phone
+359 52 633 100
Website
navbul.com
Car ferry from Varna to P’ot’i
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Website
Navibulgar
Adult passenger
$163
Passenger car
$373
Black Sea Ferry Services
Phone
359 56 871 628
Email
DDrajev@portbulgariawest.com
Website
pbm.bg
Car ferry from Burgas to Batumi
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$163
Website
Black Sea Ferry Services
Adult passenger
$163
Personal Car
$524
Motorcycle
$175
Child ticket
$82

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Varna to Tbilisi train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), arrive at Tbilisi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Tbilisi is 2085 km. It takes approximately 27h 36m to drive from Varna to Tbilisi.

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Austrian Airlines, Georgian Airways and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Varna 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 Varna to Varna Airport is to shuttle which takes 12 min and costs $7 - $9.

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