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Traveling to Aqaba - Jordan

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How to get to us!
Ferry from Egypt to Aqaba
Direct Flights to Aqaba
There is a direct flight to Aqaba from Brussels which you can book by Thomas Cook, so if you can get to Brussels with a connecting flight then this is a good option from many European cities.
Flights to Jordan
Easy Jet are now offering cheap flights to Amman Jordan from Gatwick UK from £106 return all year around, every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Book your flight now!
Many countries in Europe and elsewhere have both scheduled and charter flights to Queen Alia airport in Amman. The journey to Aqaba takes around 4 hours either by taxi,bus or 45 minute flight. An option would be to arrange to visit other attractions in Jordan at the beginning and end of you holiday and stay in Aqaba for the diving and fun bit with us! Aquatours can make a tailor made package at any time of year for this type of holiday from the UK - they have been organising holidays to Jordan since 1988. Speak to Lynda or Kirk.
Other Flight Options
Depending on the time you have available and your budget their is the option to fly to Egypt or Israel on a charter flight and then travel to Jordan. Our visitors have travelled this way in the past via Sharm El Sheik (always flights available there) or to closer Taba in Egypt. To get to Jordan you can take a ferry from Nuweiba or Taba to Aqaba. Another option is to travel by land via Eilat, Israel crossing the borders at Taba and Aqaba. If flying into Ovda, Eliat you can then simply cross the border into Jordan, it is a forty five minute bus journey from the airport to Eilat, then you would take a five minute taxi ride to the border.
WARNING! These other options require careful planning for ferry times and border crossings being open etc. and may not actually work out cheaper in the long term, they also require more days at each end of you holiday here. These methods can work well if planned properly. Always get the latest information before travelling this way.

How to get Aqaba when in Jordan

From Amman
A taxi from Amman airport to Aqaba will cost 120 JOD for the car.
A taxi from Amman airport to central Amman will cost from 20 JOD.
You can get the aiport bus to the "7th circle" from here you can take a " Jett Bus " to Aqaba. This cost approximately 8 JOD or 18 JOD for the VIP bus and the journey time is 3 hours 45 minutes. The terminal at Aqaba is next to the Movenpick Hotel, just a 5 minute walk from our Dive Center.
If in central Amman you can catch the "Jett Bus" from near the "3rd circle" this also costs about 8 JOD and the journey time is 4 hours. The terminal in Aqaba is the same, next to the Movenpick hotel - a five minute walk from our center.
Jett bus run a service approximately every two hours from 6.30am through to 6.30pm.
You can also go to the large bus terminal in Abduli in Amman, here you can catch a service taxi or a regular bus, these are cheaper options but do not work to any timetable!
From Aqaba Airport
You can take a taxi here to Aqaba for 11 JOD. Dive Aqaba can also arrange to pick you up if you are diving with us - just contact us using the "contact us" form at the top of the page.
From Aqaba Port
You can take a taxi here to Aqaba for 5 JOD. Dive Aqaba can also arrange to pick you up if you are diving with us - just contact us using the "contact us" form at the top of the page.
From the Israeli border
You can take a taxi here to Aqaba for 11 JOD. Here you must take the white border taxis, we are not allowed to pick you up!

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