Queen Alia International Airport(AMM) is Jordan's main and largest airport and is located in Zizya, 30 kilometers south of the capital city, Amman. The airport got its name after Queen Alia, who died in a helicopter crash in 1977. The airport is home to the country's national flag carrier, Royal Jordanian Airlines.
If you’re driving to AMM Airport, type one of the following addresses into your phone mapping app to get directions:
Queen Alia International Airport
Amman Airport Code: AMM
Amman Airport offers convenient ways to get to downtown safe and sound. If you’re looking for a ride from AMM, you can choose among the following: Amman Airport Shuttle, Rideshare, Taxi Service, Car Rental, and Public Transportation. It isn’t easy to find a reliable shuttle in a foreign country, but we’re here to help you choose the best transportation option for you.
Amman Airport Shuttle Transfers
Don’t leave your ground transportation to chance, find a dependable shuttle at Queen Alia International Airport. There is a couple of companies offering shuttle services, and we can help you choose the best one. Whether you need a ride from Amman Airport to Petra or from Amman Airport to the city center, they will take you to your destination.
Jordan Shuttle is the only door-to-door shuttle between Amman Airport and Amman city center, including other places in the region such as Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, etc. Amman Airport Shuttle will meet you outside the passenger terminal and take you to your hotel or any other place.
Their rates to the most popular destinations are as follows:
Amman Airport to Amman City Center - from $10
Amman to Jerusalem - from $35
The shuttles depart Amman Airport 45 minutes after the landing of each flight. The shuttle time is coordinated with landing time, so they will wait even in case of delay.
Flo Shuttle also offers shuttle buses from Amman Airport for competitive prices. They can take you to Amman City Center, Petra, Aqaba, and more.
The shuttle to Amman City Center is available throughout the day, and the price for this ride is $10. You can also find daily shuttles to Petra, Aqaba, Eliat, and Sinai.
You will get e-mail instructions or a photo of the meeting point where you'll find the representative at the airport. For more information, visit Flo Shuttle website.
Amman Airport Transfers can take you to any hotel or tourist attraction in the area, and this company is a great choice if you want a private ride. Of course, these rides will cost you more than shared shuttles, but you’ll have more privacy.
Check their rates from Amman Airport in the following list:
Dead Sea hotels
King Hussein Border
Hammamat Ma’in(Hot Springs)
Sheikh Hussein Border
Book your ride easily online, and your request will be handled within 24 hours on work days. The latest that you can make a reservation is 48 hours before your transfer.
Where is the pick-up location?
The driver will wait for you in the waiting hall of the airport, holding a sign with your name. Refer to your confirmation voucher for detailed instructions on the meeting point.
Amman is the capital and most populous city of Jordan with numerous ancient ruins. If you want to visit some tourist attraction, you should use inexpensive app-based ride services: Uber or Careem.
To help you compare the prices, we’ve listed their lowest estimates from AMM Airport.
Uber Amman Airport:
to Amman city center: JOD 18($25.39)
to the Dead Sea: JOD 15($21.16)
to Amman Citadel: JOD 19($26.80)
to Petra: JOD 50($70.52)
Careem Amman Airport:
to Amman city center: JOD 15.6($22.00)
to the Dead Sea: JOD 14.7($20.73)
to Amman Citadel: JOD 16.7($23.55)
Amman Airport Taxi
You can easily find a taxi cab at AMM Airport if you go to the public landside, outside the Arrivals Hall, in the ground level. Official taxis are yellow(regular taxis) but some of them are white too(service taxis). They operate 24 hours a day.
In order to book a taxi, you can call the following numbers: +962 6 4451074 or +962 6 4451302.
The taxi ride from the airport to Amman city center should cost around JOD 22($31.03). Also, remember that the prices are higher after 9 PM.
There are many companies that provide car rental services to passengers. Some of the agencies offer a possibility to book a vehicle and a driver, which is also a good option. There are many driving rules in Jordan, and that’s why you should consider hiring a driver as well.
At Amman Airport, you can locate car rentals at level 1.
Companies that operate at the airport are in the following list:
+962 65 699 420
+962 65 814 477
+962 65 812 525
+962 65 504 031
+962 655 255 180
National / Alamo
+962 65 662 683
+962 65 684 771
Amman Airport is served by several bus services, not only to downtown but also to other destinations within the country. The best bus service is listed below, and you can get a ride for a great price.
Airport Express Bus is outside the Terminal building. This bus leaves from the bus stop located outside North Terminal, and the one-way fare is JOD 2.50(3.53 USD). You can check their schedule here.
If you want to contact Airport Express staff, call +962 64 891 348.
A Different Ride for Each Budget
Shared Ride Shuttle service is the most economical way to and from the airport yet very convenient and efficient.
Book a private car, van or limo when you need direct, exclusive service to and from the airport.