Georgia Travel Guide – How to Get to Georgia
Travel By Plane
Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport
Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport is the main international airport in the country, located 17 km southeast of the capital Tbilisi. The airport was modernized to meet international standards in 2005 and has been operated by TAV Airports.
The airport offers connections to major European North American, and Asian cities. From here you can reach Paris with Georgian Airways, Vienna with Austrian Airlines, Warsaw (LOT Airlines), Kiev (Georgian Airways), Munich (Lufthansa), Athens (Georgian Airways), Riga (Air Baltic), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines), Prague (Czech Airlines), Amsterdam (Georgian Airways), Minsk (Belavia), Athens (Aegean Airlines), Dubai (Fly Dubai), Doha (Qatar Airways) and others.
David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport
David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport is located 14 km west of Kutaisi, the second largest city in the country and 200 km from Tbilisi. The airport is fully operated by United Airports of Georgia. The airport was rebuilt in 2012 and is the first international airport in the region, offering cost-efficient airline services.
Kutaisi Airport is mainly served by Wizz Air from Berlin, Budapest, Dortmund, Katowice, Larnaca, Memmingen (Munich), Milan, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Vilnius and Warsaw, by Pegasus Airlines from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen,
The Georgian Bus Company provides comfortable bus transfers from the airport to major cities of Georgia, including Tbilisi. The bus schedules are synchronized with flights.
Alexander Kartveli Batumi International Airport
The Alexander Kartveli Batumi International Airport is located 2 km south of Batumi, a city on the Black Sea coast. The airport is 20 km northeast of Hopa, Turkey, and serves as a domestic and international airport for the country and northeastern Turkey. Renovated in 200r, the airport is being operated by TAV Airports.
The Turkish Airlines flies every day between Batumi and Istanbul. Other destinations serviced by the Batumi airport include Kharkov, Kiev and Minsk (twice per week with Belavia). The Batumi airport is easily accessible by minibus and taxi.
Georgia Travel Guide – Travel By Bus
There are direct bus services from Istanbul, Turkey, which stop at various places on the route and terminate in Tbilisi. There are also several non-stop bus services between Tbilisi and Baku, Azerbaijan.
Georgia Travel Guide – Travel By Minibus
You can travel in Georgia by minibuses that operate international routes to and from cities and large towns in Georgia. Minibuses run between Georgia and Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Iran, and Iraq. In Tbilisi, these routes usually originate and terminate at bus stations and the Didube subway station. Outside Tbilisi, minibus routes may stop at either bus stations or central locations (town squares).
Georgia Travel Guide – Travel By Train
There are train services from Baku, Azerbaijan, which stop at various places on the route and terminate in Tbilisi. Construction of a railway linking the Turkish town of Kars to Baku, Azerbaijan is underway and is scheduled to be finished by the end of 2017. This will establish a direct link from Tbilisi to Istanbul and farther to Europe. Also, there’s also a train service from Yerevan, Armenia.
Georgia Travel Guide – Travel By Sea
You can travel in Georgia via the Black Sea and land up at any of major ports in Batumi and Poti. These ports are well connected by ferry to the port cities of Ilyichevsk (Ukraine), Trabzon/Istanbul (Turkey), Burgas, Varna (Bulgaria), and Sochi, Novorossisk (Russia).