Getting to Armenia

Traveller Essentials

Great things come in small packages... Whether by land or air, this ancient and small land of Armenia awaits you to explore its riches and begin your adventure.

On the Crossroads of Asia and Europe

Armenia is located on the crossroads of Asia and Europe, between the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Although Armenia has no open land borders with its two neighbors, Turkey and Azerbaijan, the country is easily accessible via Georgia and Iran.

​Travel to Armenia by Airplane

​Armenia has two international airports – Zvartnots International Airport, in the capital Yerevan, and Shirak International Airport, in the city of Gyumri.

Zvartnots International Airport ​​offers flights to and from more than 50 cities throughout the world, with direct flights to Yerevan, Armenia, by 23 international carriers from the following cities: Paris, Vienna, Warsaw, Sharjah, Dubai, Doha, Beirut, Kiev, Moscow, Sochi, Saint Petersburg, Tehran, Ahvaz, Isfahan, Aktau, Istanbul, Thessaloniki, Athens, Iraklion.

Shirak International Airport offers direct flights to and from Russia.

Travel to Armenia by Train

Georgia offers travel by train from the following cities:

  • Tbilisi-Yerevan, year-round, is a 10-hour train ride.
  • Batumi-Yerevan during the summer season, a 15-hour train ride.

​Travel to Armenia by Car

Georgia and Iran offer road access to Armenia:

  • Georgia provides access to the Black Sea Ports of Batumi and Poti.
  • Iran provides access to the Persian Gulf.