Getting There & Away
Marshrutky to Tbilisi (3 GEL, one hour) leave about every 15 minutes, 7am to 6pm. There are four daily marshrutky to Borjomi (5 GEL, 1½ hours), two to Akhaltsikhe (7 GEL, 2½ hours) and one to Batumi (17 GEL, five hours, 9.30am). For Kutaisi, guesthouses or the tourist office can organise a taxi driver to take you out to the highway for 5 GEL and flag down a Kutaisi-bound marshrutka (7 GEL, three hours).
About 10 daily trains head east to Tbilisi (4 GEL to 32 GEL, one to 1¼ hours) from Gori train station, across the Mtkvari from the south end of Stalinis gamziri. Westbound, there are two each to Borjomi, Kutaisi, Zugdidi and Batumi.