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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  •  3 h 41 min

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

$66 - $81

Cheapest option

Minibus  •  6 h

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

$8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vardzia to Tbilisi 165.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  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 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vardzia to Tbilisi is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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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 6 h.

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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 3 h 41 min and costs $65 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min 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 3 h 30 min to drive from Vardzia to Tbilisi.

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There are 6587+ 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: 3 h 41 min

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 6 h.

Train operators
Georgian Railway
Phone
+995 32 2199010
Website
railway.ge
Train from Khashuri station to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
railway.ge
Book at
tickets.railway.ge
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Khashuri to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Minibus
Bus from Akhaltsikhe to Tbilisi Didube
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Vardzia to Khashuri station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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