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Day Trips from Tbilisi? Which towns are accessible by public transport?

Soon I’ll be going to Tbilisi and staying there for around 2 weeks. To avoid spending all 2 weeks in Tbilisi, I’m looking for day trips to nearby towns, villages or nature destinations. I am looking ...
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Can a person with an Indian passport transit from Tbilisi through Amsterdam the my way to the USA? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian passport holder travelling from Tbilisi back to the USA. I have a visa for the US and will get a visa on arrival in Georgia. I was thinking of booking a flight but all the flights ...
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A late bus/marshrutka/train from Tbilisi to Batumi

Question I want to leave Tbilisi in the late evening on December 21 and arrive in Batumi early on December 22, what options do I have? What I've found so far According to this question from 11 years ...
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Shortcut to Tabor Monastery of the Transfiguration

In Tbilisi, I want to visit the Tabor Monastery of the Transfiguration for the views to the castle and the city. The road to the monastery winds its way through the hills for 2.7km or 42min walking ...
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How to book a train ticket from Tblisi to Baku (online)

So as per my research, there is a train that goes from Tbilisi to Baku. I want to book the ticket online from Tbilisi to Baku. So I came across this website http://www.railway.ge/ which seems to be ...
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How to get from Tbilisi to Yerevan

I am going to Tbilisi, Georgia from Greece. After 3 days in Tbilisi, we will then go to Yerevan, Armenia. Is a minibus the easiest and cheapest way to do this journey? Can I go directly to Yerevan? ...
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Can a Pakistani with valid Saudi Resident Card travel to Georgia? [duplicate]

I am holding a valid resident ID card of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and I am a Pakistani national. Can I travel to Georgia with visa free entry?
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Do I need to book a round-trip ticket to Tbilisi, Georgia?

I am Nigerian and have never been to Tbilisi, Georgia. I will be entering the country with a UK visa, so I booked a one-way ticket. Do I have to book a round-trip ticket since I have not been there ...
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Where in Tbilisi can I get very early morning public transport towards Azerbaijan?

I will be arriving in Tbilisi on Tuesday 4 april at 04:30, and need to get to Baku from there as quickly as possible by bus. My questions is, what bus station should I go to for transport at around ...
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Where do I find this building in Tbilisi, Georgia?

I'm looking for this place in Tbilisi. Does anyone recognise this and can point me to the right way?
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Are passengers traveling together allowed to share the metromoney card in Tbilisi?

In many cities you can share your metrocard (multiple persons validate the same card when getting on the metro or bus). Is this allowed for the metromoney card card?
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What's the price of the lockers in Tbilisi, Georgia main train station?

How much do the lockers costs on a 24h basis?
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What company's staff checks boarding passes at the gates at Tbilisi airport?

I'm soon flying from Tbilisi (TBS) to London (LHR) via Doha (DOH) on Qatar Airways (because of a fare glitch - it's a single booking). As my passport is getting replaced, I will only have access to my ...
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Proof of purpose of travel to Georgia

I am an Indian citizen planning to visit Georgia for vacation. This is my first trip abroad, but I have a valid US b1 visa on my passport, so I won't need a separate visa for Georgia. My questions are ...
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How do I get from Tbilisi to Yerevan?

Looks like people from the Caucasus generally use minibuses to get from place to place, but as the system is pretty informal, I haven't seen specific information on getting to Yerevan, Armenia from ...
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Are there taxi stands at Tbilisi's Navtlugi train station?

I'll be arriving by Train to the Navtlugi Train Station in southeastern Tbilisi, and Need to catch a cab to the Ortachala bus Station from there. What are the possibilities of finding a cab at ...
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Is it possible to take a direct bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul?

I'd like to go by bus directly from Tbilisi to Istanbul. My questions are: What companies run on the route (please list as many as you know)? What bus Station in Tbilisi does each Company operate ...
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Baku-Tbilisi train

I'm going to take the Baku-Tbilisi Train this summer, and would like to know if the Train stops at the Samgori Station in Tbilisi? If not, where does it stop between Rustavi and Tbilisi central ...
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What time do buses and marshrutkas leave from Tbilisi for the Azerbaijan border?

I am planning to travel from Tbilisi to Baku via the Red Bridge border crossing. Could you advise me what time buses and marshrutkas leave from Tbilisi's railway station bound for the Red Bridge ...
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Is Tbilisi a good place to tour after this year's flood?

I'm going to Georgia within few weeks and I wonder how Tbilisi looks like now. Is it devastated after the flood which took place almost a month ago?
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Rail travel between Azerbaijan and Georgia

I'm looking for any advice please. I'm travelling around Azerbaijan this August and need to work out the best way to get from Ganja in Azerbaijan to Tbilisi in Georgia. I've tried to find train ...
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How do I explore the Black Sea Coast between Georgia and Istanbul? [closed]

I will be travelling to Georgia (Tbilisi) in June, and then want to go to Istanbul. I would love to see some places along the Black Sea Coast along the way from Tbilisi - can someone please help me? ...
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Getting to Shatili village from Tbilisi?

I am planning to visit Shatili with another person in the beginning of May. I know it's possible to get there using a 4×4. What is the approximate price of getting a transfer there from Tbilisi?
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What are my public transport options in Tbilisi and further afield in Georgia [closed]

What are the different transport options for getting around the city of Tbilisi, and travelling to the Svaneti region.
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Is there any bus/coach travelling direct from Brussels, Belgium to Tbilisi, Georgia?

Is there any bus/coach travelling direct from Brussels, Belgium to Tbilisi, Georgia? Do you know any agency in Brussels who does this trip?
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Availability of taxi from Tbilisi Airport to a certain hotel during winter

I am planning to spend a winter in Tbilisi this December. I would like to know if the taxi is available 24 hours at winter? Is there any website where I can book a car/shuttle to bring me to the ...
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Are there ticket offices for Georgian Railways in Tbilisi?

In Batumi I happened to know where there was a ticket office in the old town to buy railway tickets because I lived nearby. But it had no sign at all and would be very difficult to find if you didn't ...
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How to get from Sheki to Tbilisi

How should I travel from Sheki, in Azerbaijan, to Tbilisi, in Georgia? Are there direct connections? If not, where should I expect stopovers? Can I only travel by Bus? Or also by train? How long ...
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Trains between Tbilisi and Batumi

How to get by train from Tbilisi to Batumi (on the Black Sea coast)? There should be trains, but the "Traffic General Schedule" on Georgian Railway's site does not mention Batumi (except for a Batumi-...
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Is there a bus from Tbilisi, Georgia to Thessaloniki, Greece?

While it appears that information is available about the bus from Thessaloniki to Tbilisi in a previous question, I'm curious about the reverse? What Georgian companies (or Greek companies operating ...
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What time does the train from Yerevan arrive in Tbilisi?

Two friends of mine told me they were taking the train yesterday from Yerevan, which would travel overnight, and arrive today in Tbilisi. Unfortunately they didn't tell me what time the train is ...
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What time do buses and/or marshrutkas leave from Tbilisi for Batumi?

I'm trying to find out for a hostel guest what time buses and/or marshrutkas depart Tbilisi to get to Batumi. I can find on the Internet that the travel time is between four and six hours and that ...
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Public transport from Tbilisi to Chiatura in winter?

I have reason to get to Chiatura from Tbilisi tomorrow but as usual for Georgia it's not easy to get the details on how best to do it. I was warned by my friend in Chiatura that snowy winter ...
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Are there plans to reopen the cable cars / aerial tramways in Tbilisi Georgia?

In Tbilisi Georgia there used to be a network of aerial tramways / cable cars which operated in various parts of the city: Georgian National Academy of Sciences on Shota Rustaveli Avenue Vake Park to ...
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What's the cheapest way to get from Bucharest Romania to Tbilisi Georgia?

A friend of mine in Bucharest with not much cash at hand is wondering how cheaply he could get from there to visit me here in Tbilisi. I know there are buses from Isanbul to Tbilisi. Maybe there's a ...
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What time does the Tbilisi to Istanbul bus depart?

I know there are buses running between Istanbul Turkey and Tbilisi Georgia. I know they take about 30 hours and cost about $35. What I don't know is what time they depart Tbilisi and what time ...
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Is it possible to go with a mixed group of people to bathe naked at the Abanotubani sulphur baths in Tbilisi?

There is a very old and traditional sulphur baths in the old town of Tbilisi, Georgia called Abanotubani. I assumed it would've been originally a Turkish hamam and have only segregated sex bathing. ...
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Where can I find details of the bus between Tbilisi Georgia and Baku Azerbaijan?

WikiTravel and other easily Google-able sources tell me there are buses that run between the Georgian and Azeri capital cities, but no details. I'd like to know the follow for a Chinese guest who just ...
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What was this ruined building in Tbilisi, Georgia that is Greek property?

Yesterday afternoon I went exploring around Tbilisi, Georgia and up on the path between the Narikala fortress and the Kartlis Deda statue were some old ruined buildings, not ancient but pre-Soviet. ...
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How to get to Telavi from Tbilisi by public transport?

My traveller friend here in Tbilisi wants to go visit someone in Kakheti, probably in Telavi. But Georgia is not the most well documented travel destination and we're having trouble finding how to ...
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Will I need to take special precautions for spending the winter in Tbilisi, Georgia?

I'm on my way to Tbilisi Georgia where I plan to stay all winter and since I'm from a warm country I'd like to know how cold it will get and whether I will need to invest in some winter clothing and ...
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