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Travel

Arriving by Airplane

Tbilisi International Airport – TBS

17 kilometers southeast of Tbilisi

www.tbilisiairport.com

Bus:

The municipal bus stop is located in front of the Arrival hall and provides passenger transportation on route # 337 – Airport – Tbilisi city center – Airport.

Taxi:

Taxi service at Tbilisi International Airport is available outside the terminal, just at the curbside of the Arrival Hall and provides 24-hour service to the passengers. The journey time to the city center takes 20-30 minutes dependent on traffic. Taxi fee depends on taxi meter indication (From 40 to 60 GEL).

 

Kutaisi International Airport – KUT

250 kilometers west of Tbilisi

https://www.kutaisi.aero/en

Bus transfer to Tbilisi:

Connections according to the flight schedule provided by following companies: georgianbus.com and omnibusexpress.ge. The journey time to Tbilisi is 4 to 5 hours dependent on traffic. Price per person is 25 GEL.

Tbilisi Public Transportation

Metro:

One of the most popular city transports is Metro which costs 1 GEL. The underground rail system operates two lines, the Akhmeteli-Varketili Line and the Saburtalo Line. Trains run from 6:00 am to midnight.

Municipal bus and minibus:

Buses and minibuses operate from 8 am till 11 pm. Real-time bus schedule can be accessed here: http://transferen.ttc.com.ge/?page=live&setLng=en

Tickets and plans:

Single fare for all types of Tbilisi public transportation is 1 GEL for 90 minutes of unlimited travel.

Payment is possible with a special prepaid “MetroMoney” card, subscription card or any bank card with the chip, regardless of the country of origin or currency.

Purchase of subscription and “Metro money” card is possible to any payment office of metro stations of Tbilisi and at the express branches of the Bank of Georgia. The cost of a card is 2 GEL (please keep the receipt issued during the purchase of the card, as in case of loss or damage of the card it can be restored only through the receipt issued at the time of card purchase).

Fares:

  • 1 GEL – 90 minutes unlimited free travel – payment is possible with a ” Metro money” card, as well as with different bank cards*.
  • 3 GEL – 1-day unlimited travel – package purchase is possible only with a subscription card.
  • 20 GEL – 1- week unlimited travel – package purchase is possible only with a subscription card.

Accommodation

Tbilisi offers a wide range of accommodation options located in all parts of the city. Suggested areas for hotel reservation would be Vake District (where the university is located) or Old Tbilisi (where most of the attractions are). There are numerous options on booking websites, but here is a list of some suggested hotels as well:

Orion Tbilisi Hotel

http://hotelorion.ge/

From EUR 73

Distance from ISU 2.4 km

Address: Napareuli str. 5, Vake, 0179 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 255 25 55

 

Rooms Hotel Tbilisi

http://roomshotels.com/tbilisi

From EUR 104

Distance from ISU 3.3 km

Address: Merab Kostava Str. 14, 0108 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 202 00 99

 

Holiday Inn Tbilisi

http://www.hi-tbilisi.com/

From EUR 96

Distance from ISU 4.3 km

Address: 26 May Square 1, Saburtalo, 171 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 230 00 99

 

IOTA Hotel Tbilisi

http://iotahotels.com/Ge

From EUR 115

Distance from ISU 5.4 km

Address: 10 Mikheil Lermontovi St, 0105 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 240 30 10

Urban Lodge Hotels

https://bit.ly/3N7kZxY

From EUR 90

Distance from ISU 3.8 km

Address: Makashvili Street 32-34, Mtatsminda , 0108 Tbilisi City, Georgia

 

MIRAVERE Hotel

https://mira-hotels.com/en

From EUR 102

Distance from ISU 4.1 km

Address: 45 G Merab Kostava, Vera, 0179 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 511 24 10 55

 

Pino Vere Palace Hotel

https://pinovere.ge/

From EUR 65

Distance from ISU 3 km

Address: 8 Giorgi Kuchishvili Street, 0179 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 522 22 44 88

TbiliSee Hotel

https://bit.ly/3fepD0B

From EUR 73

Distance from ISU 8 km

Address: Betlemi Street 24, 0105 Tbilisi City, Georgia 8.1 km

Contact: 032 255 04 04

Margo Palace Hotel

https://bit.ly/3Fk14dp

From EUR 39

Distance from ISU 4.9 km

Address: Mikheil Djavakhishvili (Elbakidze) Street 12, 0108 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 599 35 17 35

 

Vera Hills Boutique Hotel

https://bit.ly/3TW8KGW

From EUR 61

Distance from ISU 3.8 km

Address: Valerian Gunia street # 16/9, Vera, 0108 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 200 28 28

 

City Center GNG

https://bit.ly/3zlxQHd

From EUR 26

Distance from ISU 800m

Address: G. Svanidze Street 4, Vake, 0172 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 571 57 22 11

 

Hilton Garden Inn Tbilisi Chavchavadze

https://bit.ly/3TFWtXf

From EUR 94

Distance from ISU 750 m

Address:  Chavchavadze Avenue 64a, Vake, 162 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 225 20 20

 

Pullman Tbilisi Axis Towers

https://bit.ly/3f5yCkI

From EUR 129

Distance from ISU 600 m

Address: 37M Chavchavadze Ave, Tbilisi 0179, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 200 33 22

 

Best Western Tbilisi City Center

https://bit.ly/3FgvfSP

From EUR 91

Distance from ISU 2.5 km

Address: 92 Barnovi Street Tbilisi, Vake, 0179 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 222 70 70

 

Ramada by Wyndham Tbilisi

https://bit.ly/3SxEdhu

From EUR 75

Distance from ISU 3 km

Address: 10 Petre Melikishvili Avenue , 179 Tbilisi City, Georgia

Contact: (+995) 32 222 85 28