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Jordan’s modern metropolis

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Discover the Middle East’s rising star, where modern shopping malls, hotels and galleries sit comfortably alongside the traditional Jordanian way of life. As well as being the gateway to all the natural wonders Jordan has to offer, Amman has enough cultural credentials to make it a destination you won’t want to miss.

See this fast-changing city for yourself on a direct flight with British Airways from London to Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport. No longer just a base from which to explore Petra and the Dead Sea resorts, Amman has plenty to keep you busy. Soak up picture-perfect sunrise views from Jabal al-Qal'a, the ancient Amman Citadel perched upon the capital’s highest hill. Dating back to the Bronze Age, it’s where you’ll find the Temple of Hercules and the Umayyad Palace. For a change of pace, take a detour down Rainbow Street, where visitors flock to the food trucks, cafes and street art. After dark, enjoy the cooler temperature while feasting on Jordanian favourites like mansaf, musakhan and mezze. Discover all the diverse flavours of Jordan by booking your flights to Amman today.

Amman flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Amman?

A flight from London to Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport takes approximately five hours and 10 minutes.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Amman?

You can use our low fare finder to find the cheapest flights to Amman. It's a popular destination during the summer, so you may find it more affordable to visit during spring and autumn when the temperatures are cooler.

Is Amman cheap to visit?

Like all Middle East destinations, Amman’s hotels, restaurants and attractions vary in price, so you can adjust your trip to fit your budget. If you want to keep your costs low, seek out independent guest houses and restaurants popular with locals. Foodies can save on costs by staying in accommodation with its own kitchen, and visiting the local markets to try popular delicacies as well as stocking up on everyday produce.

Is it easy to get around Amman?

Amman International Airport is south of the city. Buses run every 30 minutes to Abdali, the commercial district of Amman, and taxis with fixed prices are also available. If you’d prefer, you can book a transfer in advance.

Once you’re in the city centre, cabs are a popular form of transport for getting around. Although hilly, walking is a great way to see the sights and check out Amman’s famous colourful staircases.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to get out of the city and see more of what Jordan has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Why visit Amman?

Amman is often overlooked in favour of some of the Middle East’s more famous destinations, but with its burgeoning arts scene and rapid development, there’s lots to discover. The city is a hub for contemporary Middle Eastern art, and you’ll be spoilt for choice with the number of galleries in the downtown area. Amman has its very own National Gallery, home to an impressive fine art collection, while The Jordan Museum is another key spot for taking in the country’s rich cultural heritage.

In the mood to shop? The downtown Abdali and Galleria malls represent Amman’s modern aspirations. Or, for more authentic Middle Eastern experience, head to one the city’s many traditional souks to while away the hours and hone your bargaining skills. Don’t miss the Souk el-Sagha for exceptional quality gold jewellery for less than you might expect.

Why fly British Airways to Amman?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you'll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Ammans travel essentials

Flight time

5 hours 10 mins

Time zone

GMT +3


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