Wadi Rum travel guide

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You're Going to Love Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum is a must-see destination in Aqaba, Jordan. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Wadi Rum deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum in August
Estimated hotel price
€43
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wadi Rum in August
Estimated hotel price
€43
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Wadi Rum

Plane

Although Wadi Rum doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Aqaba King Hussein Intl (AQJ), which is located 39 km from Wadi Rum. The shortest flight to Wadi Rum from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 23h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Rum is to pick up a car hire from Amman, which is about 270 km from Wadi Rum. You’ll find branches of Arena Rent a Car and Fun Way Car Rental, among others, in Amman.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to Wadi Rum.

Plane

Although Wadi Rum doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Aqaba King Hussein Intl (AQJ), which is located 39 km from Wadi Rum. The shortest flight to Wadi Rum from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 23h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Rum is to pick up a car hire from Amman, which is about 270 km from Wadi Rum. You’ll find branches of Arena Rent a Car and Fun Way Car Rental, among others, in Amman.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to Wadi Rum.

Airports near Wadi Rum

Airlines serving Wadi Rum

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,277 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,482 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,437 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (133 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,736 reviews)
Royal Jordanian
Good (219 reviews)
Air Cairo
Good (23 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (20 reviews)
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Where to stay in Wadi Rum

Average rates range from around €75 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €100 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wadi Rum

Hiring a car in Wadi Rum

Expect to pay €1.56 per litre in Wadi Rum (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €18.72 and €24.96.

Expect to pay €1.56 per litre in Wadi Rum (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €18.72 and €24.96.