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Welcome to Queen Alia International Airport

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Amman.

Information & Facts

Airport Taxis

Yellow metered taxis are inexpensive and readily available. Prices are fixed at around JOD 20.

Car Parking

There are six lots with space for over 1,400 cars/

Car Rental

Car rental is available and includes major companies such as Avis and Hertz.

City Transfers

There is a public bus service to and from Amman leaving every 30 minutes between 7am to 10pm; every 60 minutes from 10pm to 7am. Tickets cost JOD 1,500 per person and luggage an additional JOD 0.25 per piece.


Tel: +962 (0)6 445 1739.

Departure Tax
JOD 5 (typically pre-paid in the fare)

Facilities include a bank and bureau de change, duty-free shopping, wireless Internet access, bars and restaurants. There are also bedrooms, showers and playrooms for rent by the hour. A tourist help desk is also available. Facilities for the disabled are good.

Arabic is the official language, but English is understood by most people involved in the tourist industry and by middle to upper class Jordanians.

The official currency is the Dinar (JOD), which is divided into 100 piastres or 1,000 fils. Foreign currency and travellers cheques can be changed at any bank or moneychanger, although the latter will usually give a better rate of exchange. Banks are closed on Fridays. Better hotels will also exchange money. American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Diners Club are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks. ATMs are available, though acceptance of foreign cards is limited.

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