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 one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 7 days in order to fully appreciate everything Tbilisi has to offer.

When to visit Tbilisi

Tbilisi in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tbilisi in January
Estimated hotel price
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


When flying to Tbilisi, you’ll arrive at Tbilisi Intl (TBS), which is located 14 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Tbilisi from New Zealand departs from Queenstown and takes around 49h 45m.


Bus operates bus routes to Tbilisi. The most popular bus station is Tbilisi Tbilisi, located 1.7 km from the city centre of Tbilisi. Tbilisi Central Bus Station is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Tbilisi

Airlines serving Tbilisi

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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,059 reviews)
Air France
Good (836 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,269 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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ITA Airways
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LATAM Airlines
Good (1,013 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (174 reviews)
Air Serbia
Good (111 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (358 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (19 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 Light House Old City, Tbilisi offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $68 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $143 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Namaste Hostel and Envoy Hostel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Tbilisi

Most booked hotels in Tbilisi

Ambassadori Hotel Tbilisi
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi City Centre
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
The Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Tbilisi Marriott Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Tbilisi
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Tbilisi

Expect to pay $1.99 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 $23.77 and $31.69. The most frequently booked car type in Tbilisi is Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Hyundai i10 or similar) is, on average, 66% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

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