Getting to batumi


The Batumi Chess Olympiad Organizing Committee would like to inform that it’s already possible to add travel information in the travel details option at the Olympiad Registration System

Transportation from and to the Batumi International Airport will be provided free of charge by the Organizing Committee. For transportation please fill in the special box in the registration system of the Olympiad through the official website:

Price list for round trip (per person) from:

Kutaisi International Airport     50 Euros

Tbilisi International Airport      80 Euros

BCOOC STRONGLY RECOMMENDS you to book/buy air tickets at your earliest convenience.


The deadline for submitting the transfer request from Tbilisi and Kutaisi International Airports as well as from Trabzon is 15th September 2018 (GMT 00:00).
Participants who will not submit their itinerary before the deadline will have to arrange the transfers (transportation from Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Trabzon Airports to the hotels) by themselves.
Transfers will be provided from Batumi International Airport for free.

Please note, that the payment to BCOOC should be done via bank transfer during 23 April – 23 July 2018. Bank details will be communicated to the Federations through the invoices, received from the Organizers.

Information desks will be located at the luggage claim zone at each Airport where the participants can get the information and assistance from the Organizers in case of necessity.

Please note that the organizers don't bear any responsibility for lost luggage. Participants taking connecting flights should foresee the possibility of a lost luggage and take some belongings in their cabin luggage. Nevertheless, the participants should inform the organizers at the Airport Help Desk about lost luggage to allow them to bring the luggage to the hotels once it arrives. The daily transportation between the hotels and the playing Hall venue, to and from the Opening and Closing Ceremonies is provided by the organizers. The transportation schedule will be available at the Info desk of each hotel, in the Information Bulletin and on the official website of the Olympiad: under the section “For participants”.


Please be informed that TURKISH AIRLINES is the official airline of “43rd CHESS OLYMPIAD” and special discounts are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website: and use the event code 113TKM18 under delegate section.

In case of questions please address TK Conventions department via the following e-mail: indicating the PROMO CODE 113TKM18 of our event in subject.