Flights to Amman arrive at Queen Alia International Airport , 35 kilometers outside the city. From the airport, travelers can easily catch a taxi to the city for about 15JD (US $22) for the 35-45 minute trip. Public shuttle buses also service the airport, arriving at the Abdali terminal in downtown Amman. Contact our concierge service to assist you with travel arrangements.
Regional travelers may also arrive at Marka Airport in Amman, or at King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba. Passengers arriving in Aqaba can continue on to Amman via a brief, 45-minute flight, or can travel north by car or bus, a journey of approximately 4.5 hours.
Visitors arriving from Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Israel can pass through Jordan’s border crossings with each of those countries.
More information about specific border crossings, including opening hours and visa requirements.
All visitors to Jordan must purchase a visa at the airport or border crossing for 10JD (US $14). (Except visitors entering within the Aqaba Free Zone, where visas are issued free of charge.) Visas are valid for one month, following which they can be renewed with a visit to the local police station.
A variety of airlines provide direct service between Amman and cities throughout Europe, North America, and the Middle East. Royal Jordanian , a member of the oneworld alliance , is Jordan’s national carrier.
Jordan is host to a wide variety of tour operators, providing tours for all budgets and interests. Find a comprehensive list here.
For more information on visiting Jordan, visit the Jordan Tourism Board’s comprehensive website. You can also direct your questions to Istishari here.