Batumi is the third populous city of Georgia and is located in the most southwestern part of the country, bordering Turkey. Batumi is a growing tourism destination with its gorgeous beaches, vibrant social life, and fascinating modern landmarks. We have cheap flight tickets to Batumi with frequent direct flights departing from İstanbul.
We offer amazing direct flight deals to Batumi departing from İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is also possible for you to enjoy our advanced flight network to find connecting flights to Batumi through İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport departing from various cities across the globe.
About Batumi International Airport
We offer amazing flight deals to Batumi arriving at Batumi International Airport. Batumi International Airport is located 5 kilometers away from the city center. Batumi International Airport (BUS) is one of the busiest airports of Georgia with more than 600.000 passengers in 2019 and has been in operation for commercial flights since 2005. There are many shops, restaurants, and cafés at the airport as well as facilities for banking, medical, religious, and special assistance services.
Transportation from Batumi International Airport to City Center
You can arrive to Batumi city center from Batumi International Airport with public bus, taxi, and car. Public bus line 10 is available between 07:00 and 23:30 with frequent depart schedules. The trip to the city center costs 0.80 GEL (2020) and takes approximately 15 minutes. You can buy the ticket from the driver.
There are also many taxis available in the airport 24/7. The trip to Batumi city center costs 15 GEL (2020) on average and approximately takes 10 minutes.
You can also enjoy the city with a rental car. Our car rental service has great offers for you in here.
You can use public buses, small buses (marshrutkas), and taxis to get around in the city. In order to use public buses, you need to buy a rechargeable travel card which is available in the main stations, vending machines, and kiosks for 0.30 GEL (2020). There are more than 20 public bus lines in Batumi. You can click here to check their timetables and routes. The site is available in English.
Small buses cover many areas in Batumi. They do not have fixed stops on the route, pick-up and drop-off is made on demand, and the fare is paid in cash. The fare is usually 0.50 GEL (2020) within the city limits. You can also use taxis to get around in the city. Most taxis have a meter with fixed rates which are around 0.70 GEL (2020) per kilometer while some private taxis do not carry a meter. It is recommended for you to negotiate the fare before hopping in to those taxis.
There are different variety of accommodation options in Batumi ranging from five-star hotels to amazing boutique hotels. Most hotels in Batumi are located alongside the Black Sea with gorgeous sceneries. Hotels located around Rustaveli Avenue and Sherif Khimshiashvili Street offer an amazing stay to its guests and you will be staying in the heart of the city.
If you are looking for a comfortable visit and want to stay closer to the airport, you can stay in hotels located around Lech and Maria Kaczynski and Grigol Eliava Streets. These streets are also has many great boutique hotels.
We would love to help you organize your trip to Batumi and you can book a hotel easily through our website.
Batumi offers amazing local dishes to its visitors with its fresh seafood and pastry recipes. These recipes present a delicious fusion of Georgian, Caucasian, and Turkish kitchens. There are many great local restaurants in Batumi that serve authentic recipes such as “Khinkali”, “Khachapuri”, and “Buglama”.
If you would like to know more about the amazing Batumi cuisine, you should have a look at our Batumi Travel Guide.
We have listed some side notes about Batumi for you right below.
In addition to what Batumi has to offer, you can travel these closely located cities to keep on discovering.
- Kobuleti (31 km)
- Ureki (55 km)
- Poti (71 km)
- Kutaisi (150 km)
Batumi has a warm oceanic climate with a high chance of rain throughout the year. Summers are warm with a lesser chance of rain while winters are chilly and rainy. It is recommended for you to visit Batumi during summers to enjoy its amazing beaches and vibrant social life in more welcoming weather conditions.
Country Code: +995
City Code: 422
Batumi International Airport Number: +995 422 23 51 00
Emergency Number: 112
Places to see
Batumi is an amazing city to explore with its marvelous modern and historical landmarks as well as its breath-taking natural attractions. In Batumi, you should definitely visit Batumi Botanical Garden, Statue of Ali and Nino, and Gonio Fortress.
You can visit our comprehensive Batumi Travel Guide to learn more about Batumi and its must-see attractions.
How to Find Cheap Batumi Flight Ticket?
There are a couple of things you can do to find the cheapest flight ticket to Batumi. In order to find the cheapest flight ticket, it is always good to book your flight ticket in advance, ideally two or three months prior to your flight.
You can also visit Batumi during its off-season which is winter and enjoy our amazing seasonal flight ticket promotions. In addition to these, flight tickets during weekdays are almost always cheaper than flight tickets that are scheduled on weekends.
Why I Should Visit Batumi?
Batumi is an impressive city with its vibrant cultural atmosphere as well as its gorgeous shores which are ready to captivate every visitor. There are plenty of attractions to enjoy in Batumi that are accompanied by its remarkable architectural texture all around.
What is the Ideal Time to Visit Batumi?
Although Batumi is a year-round destination except for winters, travelers usually choose to visit the city during summer since the weather is more pleasant with a lesser chance of rain. It is also possible for you to enjoy Batumi’s sandy beaches during the summer season.
How Long Should I Stay in Batumi?
Two to three days in Batumi would be enough for you to discover and enjoy Batumi thoroughly.
Is There a Travel Card for Tourists in Batumi?
Batumi does not offer a special travel card for tourists.
Is Batumi Safe?
Yes, Batumi is a fairly safe city with low crime rates. However, it is recommended for visitors to be cautious about pickpocketing in crowded areas and various means of public transport.
Is Batumi Expensive?
Batumi is one of the most budget-friendly destinations in its region with cheap accommodation, food, and sightseeing options.