Turkish Airlines offers seven different flight alternatives in average every day from New York to Tbilisi. All operated as connecting over Istanbul Airport (IST), the duration of these flights varies by the layover, ranging from 15 to 32 hours. Note that, in some flights the passengers may be required to change airports during their layover at Istanbul.
You may have a chance to turn your layover at Istanbul into a pleasant opportunity to explore this charming city and have a relaxing break with a one night stay during your journey from New York to Tbilisi with Turkish Airlines. You may benefit from the sightseeing service Touristanbul to see the attractions in the city if your layover is between 6 to 24 hours; whereas the service Stopover provides a chance to make use of the sightseeing and accommodation opportunities for the passengers with a layover more than 20 hours, both offered complimentary by Turkish Airlines which should be booked in advance.
Ranking among the largest metropolises in the United States, New York attracts thousands of tourists every year as one of the top popular destinations of the American dream. Creating a perfect synthesis with its extremely cosmopolitan population and its lifestyle as a blend of different cultures, the city owns a ceaseless tempo at all hours a day.
The island region Manhattan in the heart of New York and the pretty bridges connecting this region with the mainland are among the appealing spots in the city. The giant Statue of Liberty, which is famous worldwide, is regarded as the icon of New York, generally being the first stop of the tourists visiting the city. In addition, Central Park which hosts a large number of events throughout the year bind people together as a crowded and entertaining social space.
There are three different airports serving to the air traffic in New York: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Flights from New York with Turkish Airlines take off from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
There are a couple of different alternatives in transport for reaching John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from the city center. The frequently used option is the railway system. It is possible to reach Howard Beach station via the train line A setting off from Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan and transfer here to JFK Airtrain to reach the airport.
Moreover, by taking the train line E from Queens and Midtown Manhattan, or J and Z from Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan, you may reach Jamaica Station, where you can change to JFK AirTrain heading towards the airport.
Another alternative would be the private shuttles, which serve from the center to the terminal 5 of the airport.
Apart from all these options of public transport, you may always use the cabs which are at your service anywhere in the city.
The capital of Georgia, Tbilisi is a lovely Caucasian destination evoking admiration by its historical artifacts. As the administrative hub and the most visited holiday destination countrywide, the capital welcomes a large number of tourists every year.
A splendid city where you can still see the traces of the Soviet period, Tbilisi currently owns an advanced infrastructure convenient to the today’s needs by its new and modernized buildings. Tbilisi simply resembles a beautiful postcard by Kura River flowing through, as well as its verdant nature. The historical artifacts in the Old Town district provide an insight into the city’s background dating back to the 5th century. The most attractive and noteworthy icon is Narikala Fortress. Offering an extremely spectacular view by its location at the top of the city, this fortress attracts a considerable number of tourists every year. On the other hand, St. Trinity Cathedral, standing out by its gold plated dome and Metekhi Bridge on the beautiful Kura River are the remarkable worth-seeing spots in Tbilisi.
Managing the city’s air traffic on its own, Tbilisi Airport (TBS) is 17 kilometers to the center. Passengers booking their flights to Tbilisi with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
There are a couple of alternatives for reaching the city center from Tbilisi Airport (TBS). The buses numbered 37 and 137 departing on the way out the terminal building reaches the center following the route Samgori, Avlabari, Freedom Square, Rustaveli, Republic Square and Tamar Bridge. Operating in every 15 minutes, these buses reach the center within nearly an hour.
It is also possible to reach anywhere in the city via the cabs serving on the way out the airport, or rent a car from the car rental offices to ensure a smooth transport during your stay.