Tbilisi travel guide

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You're Going to Love Tbilisi

With 1.11 million inhabitants, Tbilisi is the most populous city in Georgia. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Tbilisi has to offer.

When to visit Tbilisi

Tbilisi in March
Estimated hotel price
£33
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tbilisi in March
Estimated hotel price
£33
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Tbilisi in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -2 °C, with an average temperature of 1 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 80 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Tbilisi, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Tbilisi

Plane

When flying to Tbilisi, you’ll arrive at Tbilisi Intl (TBS), which is located 9 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Tbilisi from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 7h 15m.

Car

Another option to get to Tbilisi is to pick up a car hire from Kutaisi, which is about 114 miles from Tbilisi. You’ll find branches of Tbilisi Cars and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Kutaisi.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Tbilisi Central Bus Station, located 3 miles from the city centre of Tbilisi. Tbilisi Mari Market is also a commonly used station, and is 4 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Tbilisi, you’ll arrive at Tbilisi Intl (TBS), which is located 9 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Tbilisi from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 7h 15m.

Car

Another option to get to Tbilisi is to pick up a car hire from Kutaisi, which is about 114 miles from Tbilisi. You’ll find branches of Tbilisi Cars and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Kutaisi.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Tbilisi Central Bus Station, located 3 miles from the city centre of Tbilisi. Tbilisi Mari Market is also a commonly used station, and is 4 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Tbilisi

Airlines serving Tbilisi

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (846 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
LOT
Good (663 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,543 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (194 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (182 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (400 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (39 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (920 reviews)
airBaltic
Good (129 reviews)
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Where to stay in Tbilisi

From 5-star hotels such as the The Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi to great affordable options like the Timber Boutique Hotel, Tbilisi offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around £32 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £88 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Tbilisi

Most booked hotels in Tbilisi

Ambassadori Hotel Tbilisi
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£134+
Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi City Centre
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£136+
The Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£118+
Iveria Inn Tbilisi
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£25+
Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£62+

Hiring a car in Tbilisi

Hiring a car in Tbilisi costs £47 per day, on average, or £236 if you want to hire it for 5 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 14% more expensive than at Tbilisi Intl.

Expect to pay £0.94 per litre in Tbilisi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £11.26 and £15.02. The most frequently booked car type in Tbilisi is Full-size (Toyota Land Cruiser or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Logan or similar) is, on average, 54% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Tbilisi costs £47 per day, on average, or £236 if you want to hire it for 5 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 14% more expensive than at Tbilisi Intl.

Expect to pay £0.94 per litre in Tbilisi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £11.26 and £15.02. The most frequently booked car type in Tbilisi is Full-size (Toyota Land Cruiser or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Logan or similar) is, on average, 54% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Tbilisi

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