GETTING AROUND
Parking regulation

After paying parking fee tourists are able to leave their cars 24/7 on the parking areas in Batumi. Parking fees can be paid at banks, fast pay machines or online. At payment moment it is important to specify car number and series.

RENT A CAR

Renting a car for one day costs approximately 50-60$. You can get the contract information about the transport companies from the Tourism information centers

Transportation by taxi

Getting around Batumi by taxi is quick and comfortable. It is the only public transport in the city available for 24 hours. Getting around the city is safer and more economic by taxi equipped with taximeter. In case you need a check or plan to pay with plastic cards, it is better you notify the operator when calling a taxi because not all the vehicles are equipped with a cash register or POS-terminals.

Prices:

  • The average cost of 1 km is 0.90 GEL
  • The average call cost is 0.50 GEL

Popular destinations:

  • Batumi airport-City center -15 GEL
  • Batumi airport-Hotels Sheraton / Radisson / Hilton / Intourist Palace - 15 GEL
  • Batumi airport-Gonio - 20 GEL
  • Batumi airport-Kvariati - 20 GEL
  • Batumi airport-Sarpi - 25 GEL
Public transport

Another type of public transport is so-called Yellow buses. Tickets are available in shopping centers and newsstands. The price for a ticket is 0.40 GEL.

Getting around the city is also convenient by mini-taxi buses, which can be stopped in every places of the city. The price for a ticket is 0.80 GEL.

Batumvelo

The best way to explore the city is - bicycle. According to the price and duration you can choose different packages of Batumvelo. Veloterminals are located in the coastal zone of Batumi and in the central parts of the city.

  • The price of a 1 day package amounts to 4 GEL
  • The price of a 10 day package amounts to 10 GEL

 The price of a 1 year package amounts to 20 GEL

„ARGO“ CABLE CAR

That's a complex situated on Anuria Mountain, at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level. It offers a gorgeous panorama of Batumi and its surroundings, the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea. The main element of the complex is the cable car connecting the center of Batumi with Anuria Mountain. The trip will take 10 minutes.

AIRPORT

Batumi International Airport is located 7 km from the center of Batumi on the road from Batumi to the Turkish border. There is a tourist information center on the territory of the airport, where you can get free brochures, maps and information to help you make the most of your trip to Adjara. There are also several ATMs, currency exchange, a gift shop, a bistro, VIP and CIP zones.

Getting from the airport to town (or from Batumi to the airport):

1. By public transport. Take the bus # 10. On Batumi public buses you need to purchase two tickets, printed on one piece of paper. Tickets cost 0.80 GEL. You can buy tickets from the driver. As soon as you get the ticket validate it by running it through the ticket validation machine on the bus.

2. By Taxi. Most taxi cars are private and don't carry meters with fixed rates. Agree the price before you get in. A taxi from the airport to the city center will cost about 10-15 GEL. A taxi from Batumi airport to Kobuleti (25 km from Batumi) will cost about 40 GEL.

 3. You may also order a taxi (with taxi-meter) by contacting one of the local taxi companies

THE PORT

The port is located in the city center. Currently, you can sail from Batumi port to Sochi and Ilichovsky. Express Batumi - is a high-speed ferry, which travels from Sochi to Batumi twice a week. Sailing takes six hours. A ticket costs 250 GEL. Ferry boats are traveling between Ilyichovsky-Batumi. Duration of the trip is 48 hours, the ticket price is approximately 400 GEL

Bus and railway stations

Other parts of Georgia can be reached from the new bus station of Batumi, located in Gogol Street №1. New railway station is 4 km from the center of Batumi, in the village of „Tamaris Dasakhleba“ (Benze), near the Batumi State Musical Center.