Tbilisi Transport Company is a utility company of the Tbilisi City Hall. Includes Tbilisi Metro infrastructure, Tbilisi buses, city minibuses, cable cars, parking lots.
To pay for the metro, buses and minibuses, it is convenient to use the “Metromoney” card, which can be purchased at any metro station and some other points of sale. The cost of an empty card is 2 GEL, the card is not registered, any passenger can use it. If you save the receipt for the purchase of the card, you can use it to return this card within a month or restore it in case of loss, as well as replace the defective one. Tariffs are very loyal and significantly decrease depending on the validity period. So, you can recharge the card for an hour and a half, for a day, a week, a month, 3 months, six months, a year. Paying for travel by bank card in the metro, bus or minibus will cost more.
For Ukrainian refugees in 2022, public transport in Tbilisi is free, it is enough to present a passport at the entrance to the subway or controllers on buses. The exception is the funicular to Mount Mtatsminda, there is a discount.