Travel to Lebanon
Flying to Lebanon
The national carrier is Middle East Airlines (www.mea.com.lb), which operates direct flights from the UK to Beirut, as does British Airways (www.ba.com). The peak summer months and Christmas generally tend to be the most expensive times to fly.
Beirut’s Rafic Hariri Airport is 7km (4 miles) from the centre of the city.
From London - 4 hours 30 minutes; New York - 12 hours 30 minutes (including stopover).
Included in the air fare.
Travelling to Lebanon by Rail
Driving to Lebanon
The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against all travel to areas of Lebanon bordering Syria.
The border between Lebanon and Israel is closed. You may be refused entry to Lebanon if you have an Israeli stamp in your passport.