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Official NameThe Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Population8 million
CapitalAmman
Country CodeJO
LanguageModern Standard Arabic
Country Code (international calls)962
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The flight time to Jordan is approximately ---- hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Jordan below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Jordan.


Jordan is in Western Asia, bordering the river Jordan and countries such as Saudi Arabia, Syria, Palestine, Israel and Iraq.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Jordan

Jordan has some very specific visa requirements which must be completed before entering Jordan to avoid any complications. There are a few nationalities that can apply for a visa on arrival. A single entry visa into Jordan can be bought for 40 Jordanian Dinars and is valid for 1 month. A double entry Visa ticket into Jordan is bought for 60 Jordanian Dinars and are valid for 6 months. The longest staying Visa ticket is a multiple entry Visa ticket which is 120 Jordanian Dinars, giving the traveler a valid visa for 6 months. The government of Jordan has stated that they shall cancel visa ticket fees for non-restricted nationalities if they are visiting Jordan through Jordanian tour operators situated in Jordan.

Things/Items Allowed into Jordan

Jordan has a strict set of policies and rules which range from restrictions of perishable goods to restrictions of livestock and pets so please double check your items prior to departure. For passengers over the age of 18, items such as 200 individual cigarettes, 1 liter of spirits, and personal artifacts are allowed duty-free. However, import of all livestock from Egypt is prohibited.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Jordan

• Illegal Drugs • Weapons and Ammunition • Israeli Currency • Counterfeit Money and Gods • Historical Items and Artifacts

Things/Items Forbidden into Jordan

• Illegal Drugs • Weapons and Ammunition • Plants and Products of Plants • Fresh Food such as Vegetables and Fruit • Meat and Animal Products • Israeli Currency • Counterfeit Money and Goods • Pornographic Material

Voice of Travelers to Jordan

Jordan is the best trip I have ever taken

I bought tickets and traveled to Jordan from the UK with my partner and 3 children. I was worried that buying tickets and traveling with my 3 children and their non-biological father to Jordan may be a problem but the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was happy to have us visit their land. The people in Jordan are so accommodating. The crime in Jordan is almost non-existent which makes the experience so much more pleasurable when you do not have to worry about your belongings. Jordan is as beautiful as its culture is and I felt such an attachment to the people and the land they live on. Everyone was so friendly and open to our lack of knowledge of their beliefs and customs in Jordan which are amazingly interesting. I would definitely go again and I recommend it to anyone who is thinking of buying an air ticket to Jordan.

Buying a ticket and traveling in Jordan was easy and cheap

I have bought a ticket to Jordan at least 4 times now and I have found that the ticket transportation system in Jordan is top quality. I was scared of buying an air ticket to Jordan because of the crisis in Syria but the roads used by my drivers were incredibly safe even when traveling closer to Syria. The air ticket was cheap and the ticket prices for traveling by car were very reasonable. The air ticket I bought is good enough in price to just travel by air, to be honest. Most travel ticket outlets in Jordan offer competitive rates which make their ticket prices cheaper.

Jordan is the best place to buy an air ticket for the budding historian

I have just finished my thesis which was based on ancient cultures around Jordan. For a treat, I decided to buy an air ticket to one of the places I found the most interesting during my studies, Jordan. I knew Jordan was littered with historical sites and artifacts but never did I think that I would be swamped and overwhelmed with so many options after buying a ticket. I could not even visit all the historical sites which Jordan is home to. I could not believe the ingenuity of the ancient people in Jordan. I would highly recommend Jordan to anyone who is looking to buy a ticket and experience a truly historical experience in the Middle East. I learned so much even after basing my thesis on Jordan so I know that the money I spent on the ticket was most definitely worth it all and I would spend money on another ticket to Jordan again.

Jordan Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where are the best places to visit in Jordan?

A. Jordan is known to have a variety of things to do for tourists. It's beauty ranges from ancient architecture to the magnificent outdoors. A few cities which are must visit locations are cities like Amman, Zarqa, Irbid, and Russeifa. These are the major cities of Jordan which offer a taste of the culture and life that Jordan has to offer. Great tourist sites include historical structures such as the Petra World Heritage site, the Monastery Wadi Musa, the desert of Wadi Rum, the Jerash ruins, and the Roman Amphitheater. Jordan is also home to the Dead Sea which is world famous for its high salt content. Jordan is home to many ancient buildings and places which make it a dream come true for the avid history enthusiast.

Q.How much would things cost in Jordan, such as food and accommodation and an air ticket?

A. Jordan is considered a place of fairly reasonable prices. Although it is not the cheapest option in the Middle East, ticket prices are not expensive to a point where it is off-putting. Jordan has a strong currency. It is estimated that a traveler will spend approximately 44 Jordanian Dinars a day while staying in Jordan, This includes the two main costs of accommodation and food. The average price of food spent each day in Jordan by the average tourist is about 11 Jordanian Dinars. This leaves the remaining 33 Jordanian Dinars left for the pricing of accommodation. These are just figures provided by the average traveler in Jordan. Entertainment is estimated at about 23 Jordanian Dinars per day considering all there is to see in the country, this is not a bad price. Your ticket price can vary based on your airline but not too drastically.

Jordan - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toQueen Alia Airport・Cairo International Airport (Cairo, Egypt) ・John F Kennedy International Airport (New York, USA) ・Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (Istanbul, Turkey) ・Amsterdam Schiphol (Amsterdam, Holland) ・Chicago O'Hare International Airport (Illinois, USA)

Airports handling direct flights toKing Hussein International Airport・London Heathrow Airport (London, England) ・Edinburgh International Airport (Edinburgh, Scotland) ・Sheremetyevo International Airport (Moscow, Russia) ・King Fahad International Airport (Dammam, Saudi Arabia) ・Narita International Airport (Narita, Tokyo)

Flight Routes to Jordan

Major airlines that have regularly scheduled flights include Emirates, Air France, airBaltic, Lufthansa, Austrian, Alitalia, Aegean, Turkish Airlines, Egypt Air, Royal Jordan, and British Airways. Jordan's national airline is Royal Jordan. Queen Alia International Airport is the country's main airport.