Georgia Railways is a state company managing all railroads of the country stretched for over 2300 km. The rail infrastructure consists of two major branches that cover entire Georgia from the east to the west: one line goes to the south to the shores of the Black Sea, and another one - to the north to Zugdidi, close to Abkhazia. In addition, the major lines have many offshoots. There is also an international railway connection with Armenia and Azerbaijan. Fast trains and regional commuter trains daily route between Tbilisi, Zugdidi, Batumi, Kutaisi and other cities.
Georgia railways offer passenger trains with various speed, comfort and departure time that allow passengers to choose the best travel option.
The high-speed train is supplied by the Swiss company “Stadler Rail AG”. The double-decker runs between Tbilisi and Batumi covering the distance of more than 300 km in 5 hours.
Fast trains run on route Tbilisi-Zugdidi. They carry passengers daily between the capital and Zugdidi in 5,5 hours.
Night trains connect Tbilisi with Batumi and Zugdidi allowing passengers to take sleep during their trip and making the most of the night hours on the road. All carriages are equipped with comfortable beds, thus the trip will be comfortable.
On international routes Georgia Railways offer trains with SV (Spalniy Vagon) - comfortable sleeping car with 2-bed-compartments , Kupe - regular sleeping car with 4-bed-compartments, Platscart - economy class open "dormitory-style" couchette. The trains stop at the border where you will need to go through the customs and passport controls.