Travel to Georgia

Flying to Georgia

Georgian Airways (, 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 (, Turkish Airlines ( and Ukraine International Airlines (

The major airport is Tbilisi International Airport.

Flight times:

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

Departure tax:


Airport guides

Airport Code: TBS. Location: The airport is located about 14.5km (9 miles) southeast of central Tbilisi. Money: Several banks offering currency exchange facilities can be found in the main hall, and a bureau de... Read more

Other airports in Georgia

Tbilisi Airport

Airport Code: TBS. Location: The airport is 18km (11 miles) east of Tbilisi city centre. Website: Public transport description: Mini-buses and taxis are available to the city centre (journey time - 30 minutes), state buses run throughout the day .

Travel by rail

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

The Man in Seat 61 ( has helpful information on buying tickets for these trains, or you can check the Georgian Railways website (

Getting to Georgia by boat

Ferry operators:

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

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.