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 January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 150
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tbilisi in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 150
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 Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 20h 50m.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Tbilisi Central Bus Station, located 3 miles from downtown 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 Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 20h 50m.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Tbilisi Central Bus Station, located 3 miles from downtown 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 (4,685 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,195 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,474 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (469 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,600 reviews)
Air France
Good (969 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,106 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,950 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,375 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (845 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (769 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,553 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (193 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (185 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (40 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (399 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (931 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 C$ 77 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 160 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
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 239+
Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi City Centre
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 238+
The Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 218+
Iveria Inn Tbilisi
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 52+
Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 109+

Renting a car in Tbilisi

Renting a car in Tbilisi costs C$ 60 per day, on average, or C$ 300 if you want to rent it for 5 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 24% more expensive than at Tbilisi Intl.

Expect to pay C$ 1.63 per litre in Tbilisi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 19.46 and C$ 25.95.

Renting a car in Tbilisi costs C$ 60 per day, on average, or C$ 300 if you want to rent it for 5 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 24% more expensive than at Tbilisi Intl.

Expect to pay C$ 1.63 per litre in Tbilisi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 19.46 and C$ 25.95.