Last updated on January 17th, 2023 at 06:48 pm
We will write how to get from Amman airport to city center. The distance from Queen Alia International Airport to downtown is 38 kilometers. Click here to book online Jordan activities and day trips
The travel time by taxi from Amman airport to city is around 40 minutes and the taxi fare from Amman airport to Amman city center is around $30 USD which is 21 JOD.
The cheapest way from Amman airport to city center is by shuttle bus for $5 USD. The shuttle bus travel time from Amman airport to Amman city center is around 45 minutes.
SIM CARD AT AMMAN AIRPORT
I wouldn’t recommend you to buy a sim card at Amman airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Amman. Read here Jordan sim card for tourist and best Jordan eSim
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WHERE TO STAY IN AMMAN
You can look for accommodation for as low as $20-30 USD for a room or even less if you decide to sleep in a dorm. If you want to try mid-range accommodation you can find one ranging from $50-70 USD in Jordan.
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AMMAN AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
SARIYAH EXPRESS SHUTTLE BUS FROM AMMAN AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Amman airport to city center is by bus. The Sariyah shuttle bus is leaving from Amman Airport to downtown and runs every 30-60 minutes. Check Sariyah Express Bus schedule and route!
The bus fare from Amman airport to city is $5 USD which is 4 JOD and you can pay by cash to the bus driver or buying at the iaprot your bus ticket. The bus travel time from Amman airport to city center is around 45 minutes. If you are going to North Amman Bus Station it will take 1 hour from the airport.
SARIYAH EXPRESS SHUTTLE BUS ROUTE FROM AMMAN AIRPORT TO AMMAN
The shuttle bus from Amman airport will have as final stop North Amman Bus Station which is 6 kilometers far from city center and it will take 1 hour. If you are staying at Amman city center you will take 45 minutes and you will have to stop at: Fourth Circle, Fifth Circle, Six Circle or Seventh Circle.
BY TAXI FROM AMMAN AIRPORT TO AMMAN CITY CENTER
If you go from Amman airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Amman airport to Amman is around 40 minutes.
The taxi fare from Amman airport to city center is around $30 USD which is 21 JOD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
If you want to go by taxi from Amman airport to Petra is around $100 USD, Amman airport to Jerash $50 USD and from Amman airport to Aqaba $150 USD.
UBER/CAREEM APP AMMAN AIRPORT TO AMMAN CITY CENTER
If you are ordering Uber in Amman you should know that prices are similar to taxis. You can pre-book with Careem app from your phone and going to the pick-up point at the airport. Expect to pay around $25-30 USD depending on your destination and time of the day from Amman airport to city center.
CAR RENTAL AT AMMAN AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car at Amman airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car if you are planning to go around Amman and Jordan. It will take you 40 minutes to get to Amman from the airport in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around €30 per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM AMMAN AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be expensive. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Amman. Prices are around $50 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $12-15 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM AMMAN TO AMMAN CITY CENTER
The best way from Amman airport to city center is by shuttle bus for $5 USD and 45 minutes travel time if you go on a budget.
If you prefer more comfort you can get a taxi, join a tour or organize private transportation.
BEST TIME TO VISIT AMMAN
Jordan has a really hot desert climate. Summer (late May to September) is scorching hot and it’s uncomfortable for people who are not used to this weather.
We suggest that you visit during winter (November to March) when the weather is good for outdoor activities. If you have booked your travel during summer, don’t worry as there are many things to do in Jordan to beat the heat- like going to the mall, etc.
CASH AND ATMS IN JORDAN
The currency of Jordan is called Jordanian Dinars, which is the money you will use while traveling around the country. And the exchange rate is 1 JOD= $1.40 USD. Also if you are bringing debit cards you will find many ATMs all over Jordan.
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