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Mauritius International

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)


Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, or Mauritius International Airport, is located approximately 26 miles (48km) southeast of Port Louis in Mauritius. It comprises of a single terminal building with Arrivals on the ground floor and Departures on the upper level.

The airport only caters for passengers, which means that there is no landside part of the building. Although generally efficient, passengers at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport should expect some queues or delays during peak holiday season.


The airport is 26 nautical miles (48km) southeast of Port Louis.

Getting to the city

There are three bus services that operate to and from SSR International Airport: Bus 09, Bus 10, and Bus 198. Buses are fairly frequent but the journey takes over an hour to most major destinations on the island; passengers should factor this in to their travel time. Taxis are also available.


Local time is GMT +4


Tel: +230 603 8000.

Car rental

Car hire companies Budget, Europcar, and Hertz are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis wait outside the terminal, and the journey into Port Louis takes around 45 minutes.


The airport has a currency exchange office and banks. There are duty-free shops in the arrival and departure lounges, and various other shops. There is a spa, post office, a children's corner, and a variety of restaurants and bars.


Parking at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport costs MUR 30 for one hour, MUR 60 for two hours and MUR 90 for three hours. Parking for 24 hours costs MUR 180 and it costs MUR 90 for every day thereafter.



WiFi is available throughout the passenger terminal.

Business Lounges

A small number of different VIP lounges are available. They offer Internet, fax and photocopying services, as well as other entertainment facillities.

Mauritius International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.