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Damascus International Airport

Damascus International Airport (DAM)

Location

The airport is situated 18 miles (29km) from the centre of Damascus.

Getting to the city

Airport buses travel to and from Baramkeh bus station; the fare starts from SYP70, including luggage charge.

Time

GMT +2 (GMT +3 from March to October).

Contacts

Tel: +963 (0)11 444 3400/9.

Airport Taxis

Expect to pay in the region of SYP1,500 for the 30-minute ride to the city centre; taxi journeys to the city care far cheaper, from SYP600. Negotiate and agree of the fare before departure as taxis are unmetered. Fares double after midnight.

Facilities

Facilities include duty-free and souvenir shops, restaurants, a coffee shop and an internet café. There is a bank in the arrivals hall, as well as an ATM, one of the few reliable terminals in Syria.

Departure Tax

US$30 or S£1500


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