There are two domestic and three international airports in Georgia:
• Tbilisi international airport
• Batumi international airport
• Kutaisi international airport
• Mestia airport (domestic)
• Ambrolauri airport (domestic)
In total, more than 30 international and one domestic airline operates in Georgia. Most important airlines in Georgian market are: Georgian Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine international airlines, Pegasus, Wizzair, Siberia Airlines, Flydubai, Belavia, Atlasjet international, Aeroflot, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Azerbaijan Airlines, Air Astana, Air Arabia, Air Cairo, Israir, Polish Airlines (LOT), Transaero, etc.
Tbilisi international airport
Direct flights to Tbilisi are available from many European and Asian cities. Non-stop flights can be taken from Amsterdam, Munich, Riga, Vienna, Paris, Warsaw, Istanbul, Dubai, Tel-Aviv, Baku, Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Kiev, Minsk, Dnipro, Almaty, Aktau, Urumqi, Doha, Erbil, Baghdad, Sulaymaniyah, Sharm el-Sheikh, Sharjah and Najaf.
More information about flight schedule can be found here: www.tbilisiairport.com
Batumi International Airport
Direct flights to Batumi are available from, Moscow, Kiev, Istanbul, Minsk, Erbil, and Sulaymaniyah.
More information about flight schedule can be found here: www.batumiairport.com
Kutaisi International Airport
Direct flights to Kutaisi are available from Kiev, Warsaw, Katowice, Moscow, Minsk, Budapest, Berlin, Dortmund, Sofia, Munich-Memmingen, Milan Malpensa, Larnaca, Thessaloniki, and Vilnius.
More information about flight schedule can be found here: www.kutaisiairport.ge
Georgia is easily accessible by train from neighboring countries such as Armenia and Azerbaijan. The train from Yerevan and Baku will get you to Tbilisi quickly and comfortably. The timetable can be seen below.
More information about international and domestic rail traffic can be found here: www.railway.ge
Note: Tbilisi-Baku – everyday/Tbilisi-Yerevan – odd numbers
There are regular buses from Tbilisi (Ortachala bus station/address: Gulia str.1/Phone: (+ 995 32) 275-34-33) to different international destinations, such as Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia, Greece.
Destinations and schedules can be found below.
Ortachala Bus Station
address: Gulia str.1/Phone: (+ 995 32) 275-34-33
|everyday||08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:30||30 GEL||5 hours|
|Tbilisi-Vanadzor||everyday||09:20||17 GEL||3 hours|
|Tbilisi-Gumr||everyday||10:30||25 GEL||4 hours|
|Tbilisi-Spitak||everyday||15:00||20 GEL||3,35 min|
|Tbilisi-Stepanovan||everyday||08:00||15 GEL||3 hours|
|everyday||10:00, 11:00||40 USD||24 hours||Mahmud Tours +995 2722546|
|Tbilisi-Ankara||everyday||10:00, 12:00, 19:30||40 USD||17 hours||Mahmud Tours
|Tbilisi-Trabzon||everyday||11:00, 12:00, 20:00||30 USD||9 hours||Mahmud Tours
|everyday||16:00||30 GEL||10 hours|
|Monday, Thursday||12:00||200 GEL||32 hours|
|Tbilisi-Volgograd||Thursday||12:00||175 GEL||20 hours|
|Tbilisi-Rostov||Tuesday, Friday, Sunday||12:00||140 GEL||18 hours|
|Rostov-Tbilisi||Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
|Tbilisi-Stavropol||Tuesday, Friday||13:00||110 GEL||14 hours|
|Tbilisi-Krasnodar||Friday||14:00||150 GEL||14 hours|
|Tbilisi-Minvodi||Thursday||10:00||90 GEL||7 hours|
|Tbilisi-Orenburg||Sunday||10:00||270 GEL||36 hours|
|Friday||10:00||80 USD||36 hours||Panaiotidi/Tel: 032 2 753315|
|Tbilisi-Saloniki||Monday||14:00||80 USD||36-40 hours||LTD. Ateni/Tel: 0790721040|
|Tbilisi-Athens||Tuesday, Saturday||13:00||110 USD||32 hours||Grand Tour/Tel: 032 2753471|
|Note: prices are not fixed|
It is possible to get to Georgia from Europe as well as from Asia by car. Bellow, available entrance points are displayed:
TURKEY – GEORGIA
Sarpi (West Georgia/Black Sea coast). Distance to Tbilisi – 400 km, to Batumi -15 km
Vale (South West Georgia). Distance to Tbilisi – 300 km, to Akhaltsikhe -30 km
AZERBAIJAN – GEORGIA
Lagodekhi /Tsodna (Eastern Georgia). Distance to Tbilisi – 170 km, to Telavi – 50 km
Red Bridge (South – East Georgia). Distance to Tbilisi – 70 km
ARMENIA – GEORGIA
Sadakhlo /Bagratashen (South- East Georgia). Distance to Tbilisi – 90 km
Bavra (Southern Georgia). Distance to Tbilisi- 330 km, to Akhalkalaki – 40 km
Upper Larsi (North-East Georgia). Distance to Tbilisi – 153 Km
Different cities, towns, and villages are well-connected in Georgia. There are regular buses and mini-buses, flight and train connections to various major cities, such as Kutaisi, Batumi, Zugdidi, Poti, etc.
Major bus stations in Tbilisi, from where one can depart for any destination throughout the country:
There are regular flight connections between Tbilisi – Batumi, Tbilisi – Kutaisi, Tbilisi – Mestia and Tbilisi – Ambrolauri as well.
The railway is another possibility of traveling around the country and not only. From Central Railway Station (Tbilisi, station square 2/Tel: +995 32 2199010) one can take a train to visit several cities in Georgia and in the neighborhood. For more information visit www.railway.ge
Regarding Tbilisi public transport, it includes underground (metro), buses and mini-buses.
Note: Georgia uses the right-side movement.
The buses travel around the city and cost only 50 Tetri (around 20 cents). You can buy a ticket at the ticket machine on the bus. The ticket machine doesn’t give change so, the fare should be paid exactly.
Buses run at fixed times from 7 am till 12 pm. Early in the morning and in the evening they run infrequently. Buses stop at specified bus stops.
Minibusses can be stopped basically at any spot, as the minibusses have no fixed stops. The same principle works during the journey. The passengers may ask the driver to drop them off at any place they desire. Mini-buses usually cost 80 Tetri (around 35 cents). They run from 7 am to 12 pm.
Tbilisi Underground (Metro) has two lines and 21 stations. It operates from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The cost is set at 50 Tetri (around 20 cents). Metro tokens can only be purchased inside the metro station from cashiers’.