The main air hub of
Armenia is Zvartnots International airport in Yerevan, which is
located about 15 km far from the city center.
There are regular flights to and from Yerevan organized by the below listed air carriers:
Armenian International Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air France, Armavia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Czech Airlines, Lufthansa, etc. All these airlines offer connecting flights to every major city in the world.
National carrier of Armenia is Armavia and it is 100% privately owned. Yerevan and following cities are connected by above listed air carriers:
Aleppo (Syria), Amsterdam, Athens, Beirut, Berlin, Dubai, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Istanbul, Larnaca, Riga, Tel-Aviv, Tehran, Lyon, Saloniki and many CIS cities.
It is also possible to get Armenia by train. You can take an overnight train to Tbilisi, Georgia but train links with Turkey and Azerbaijan are severed. Please be informed that trains leaving Moscow arrive in Armenia via Georgia so you might need a visa to this country depending on your nationality.
It is planned to build a train between Armenia and Iran which will let Armenia to have an alternative railway system to foreign countries. At the moment Armenia’s railway system reach other countries only via Georgia.
Georgia is main transit hub in Caucasus between Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey as borders between Armenia and Turkey, Azerbaijan are closed. To travel from Armenia to Azerbaijan is possible through Georgia. Two highway routes are available through Georgia, which provide access to the Black Sea Ports of Batumi and Poti.
While border crossing from Georgia into Armenia, border formalities in Georgian side takes less (15-20) than it takes in Armenian side.
Border check point between Armenia and Iran
are all open and operating. Relations between Armenia and Iran
are good. It is expected to build a railway connecting these
countries. Besides, they are agreed to build a gas transiting