Travel to Damascus
There are currently no international flights to Damascus.
Location:The airport is located 30km (18 miles) south of Damascus.
Facilities:Facilities in arrivals include a tourist information office, car hire, internet access, a 24-hour currency exchange office, ATM and bar. In departures there is car hire, currency exchange offices, internet access, ATM, restaurant and shops . The airport is currently undergoing much-needed renovations in both arrivals and departures. The government is also building an extension, but it is unclear when construction will be complete.
Public Transport:The airport is connected to the city by a dual carriageway, so it takes around 30 minutes to get into town. A regular airport bus leaves every 30 minutes from roughly 0600-2300 to the stop outside the Kairawan Hotel on Sharia al-Ittihad in the city centre. Fixed-price yellow taxis wait outside the terminal and the price is the same whether you hail one directly or buy a taxi ticket inside the airport.