How to get to Batumi, Georgia

There are 2 ways you can get to Batumi by plane. You can either fly to the Alexander Kartveli Batumi International Airport or to the adjacent Kutaisi International Airport. Both airports are well connected, however, from Western and South European countries there are not as many direct flights to Batumi as there are to Kutaisi. Flights to Batumi are mostly connection flights via Istanbul. Additionally, flights to Batumi are more expensive than to Kutaisi.   


If you decide to fly to Batumi Airport, you are 10 10-minute ride away from Radisson Blu, the EMSEA conference venue. From the airport, you can either take a bus (line 10), or a taxi. Here you can find more information on how to get to the hotel from Batumi International Airport.


Kutaisi is a city adjacent to Batumi that is full of wonders, so if you choose to fly to Kutaisi we would highly recommend taking some days to enjoy it. Some of the must-sees in Kutaisi are its caves (Prometheus and Sataplia Caves), which are famous for the stalactites and stalagmites, gorgeous forests, and fossilized dinosaur footprints; as well as ancient Monasteries and vineyards. From Kutaisi you can get to Batumi in 2 hours by car or 3 hours by bus (more information here).