Tbilisi International Airport

Tbilisi International Airport is an international airport in the largest city in and the capital of Georgia. It is located 17 km from the centre of the city. By the end of 2019, Tbilisi International Airport had more than 3.7 million air passengers. Tbilisi International Airport is the hub for Georgian Airways and MyWay Airlines.


Tbilisi, Georgia


Minimum Connection Time in Tbilisi International Airport

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is important to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It's recommended to always check this before booking flight tickets. The MCT is also important if the air traveller is claiming for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can find the minimum time needed for connecting flights in Tbilisi International Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Tbilisi International Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sections - sometimes totally separate buildings - that enable air passengers to transfer between the areas for boarding and disembarking from the aircraft and ground transport. It's very important to confirm the terminal prior to arriving at the airport when you depart or have a transfer to another flight, because the terminals in bigger airports could be a long distance from each other and passengers often require more time to get to the right one. Tbilisi International Airport has 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Georgian Airways, LOT Polish Airlines, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines and others

Tbilisi International Airport transport to city

It might be difficult to find the most convenient way to get to the centre of the city when travelling to a destination for the very first time. Public transportation is not always accessible directly from the terminals and taxis at the airport may be costly. It is advisable to consider all the transport possibilities prior to travelling so you can plan your trip accordingly.

For the latest information and connections of public transport go here.

Tbilisi Airport bus

  • Line 37
    Direction: Tbilisi
    Operating hours: 24 hrs., daily

Tbilisi Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside Arrivals Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 20-30 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 10 EUR

Where to have a rest in Tbilisi Airport

You can have a lengthy wait between flights, for example if you have a delayed flight or your next flight departs the following day. In such cases, it is essential to know the possible places where you can pass time and have a nice rest between flights.

Tbilisi International Airport lounges

Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide passengers with services, for example food, drinks, relaxation spaces, free WIFI and showers, so that travellers can wait in comfort.

  • Primeclass (Departures) Lounge
    Location: Departures, Level 2
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Price: 50 EUR
  • Primeclass (Arrivals) Lounge
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Price: 50 EUR

Tbilisi International Airport hotels

Sometimes if the lounges aren’t comfortable enough for sleep, or your flight departs the following day, you may feel it is necessary to stay for the night in a hotel near the airport. Some airports have hotels within the airport, while in others you might need to leave the airport area to reach the closest one. We have provided a selection of hotel options in case you opt to stay overnight before your flight.

  • Lux
    Price: from 18 EUR per night
    Address: 2, #2 Ivane Iumashevi St, Tbilisi 0103, Georgia
    Contact: +995 571 03 08 05
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  • Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi
    Price: from 92 EUR per night
    Address: Tbilisi Sea New City, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Contact: +995 32 250 50 25
    Website: click

Tbilisi International Airport restaurants

The last thing you need during your journey is to feel hungry or thirsty. Whatever you are seeking, whether it’s a quick bite for the plane, a spot for coffee before an early flight, or a place to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of options to cover your needs.

Click here for a complete overview of places to dine in Tbilisi Airport.

Tbilisi International Airport shops

If you leave your souvenir buying to the very last minute, or you just have time to pass before your flight, it's worthwhile visiting the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to discover the best shopping locations for what you need.

Go here to find a complete list of shops.

  • ATU
    Description: Duty Free
  • Gift Shops
    Description: souvenirs
    Location: several shops throughout the airport

Tbilisi International Airport car hire

Sometimes driving is the best choice to explore a destination or maybe you need a car for your trip. The list below will enable you to select the right car rental company for your journey.

  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +995 32 243 99 11
  • GoRent
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +995 555 26 15 55
  • Naniko
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +995 574 28 88 55
  • MiMiNO
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +995 579 01 29 01

Other services in Tbilisi (TBS) Airport

The list below displays some other key facilities you may require during your time in the airport.

  • Medical points
    Location: Arrivals and Departures areas
    Contact: +955 32 310 345 / +995 32 310 467
  • Information desks
    Location: Arrivals and Departures areas
    Contact: Departures Terminal: + 995 32 231 03 41, Arrivals Terminal : + 995 32 231 04 21
  • Luggage wrapping machines
    Location: Departures area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
  • Luggage Office
    Location: Arrivals area
    Opening hours: 24 hrs., daily
    Contact: +995 32 2310 263 / +995 32 2310 328

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