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Travel to Georgia

Flying to Georgia

Georgian Airways (www.airzena.com), the national airline, operates regular flights from Amsterdam, Moscow, Paris, Tel Aviv and Vienna among other destinations. Airlines offering indirect flights from the UK to Georgia include Aeroflot (www.aeroflot.com), Turkish Airlines (www.turkishairlines.com) and Ukraine International Airlines (www.flyuia.com).

The major airport is: Tbilisi International Airport.

Airport Guides

Tbilisi Airport

Code

TBS

Location

The airport is 18km (11 miles) east of Tbilisi city centre.

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Flight times

From London - 7 hours (including stopover); New York - 18 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax

None.

Travelling to Georgia by Rail

Tbilisi is connected to Baku (Azerbaijan) and Yerevan (Armenia) by railway. 

The Man in Seat 61 (www.seat61.com/Caucasus.htm) has helpful information on buying tickets for these trains, or you can check the Georgian Railways website (www.railway.ge).

Driving to Georgia

Getting to Georgia by boat

Ferry operators

Ukrferry (www.ukrferry.com) runs ferries from Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine to Poti and Batumi in Georgia.