Wadi Rum travel guide

Wadi Rum Tourism | Wadi Rum Guide

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. Consider staying at least one whole day in Wadi Rum to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum in May
Estimated hotel price
$35
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wadi Rum in May
Estimated hotel price
$35
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 24 miles from Wadi Rum. The shortest flight to Wadi Rum from the United States departs from Atlanta and takes around 25h 56m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Rum is to pick up a car rental from Amman, which is about 168 miles from Wadi Rum. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Arena Rent a Car, 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 24 miles from Wadi Rum. The shortest flight to Wadi Rum from the United States departs from Atlanta and takes around 25h 56m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Rum is to pick up a car rental from Amman, which is about 168 miles from Wadi Rum. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Arena Rent a Car, among others, in Amman.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to Wadi Rum.

Airports near Wadi Rum

Airlines serving Wadi Rum

Lufthansa
Good (4,556 reviews)
SWISS
Good (906 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,271 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,472 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,425 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (128 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,717 reviews)
Royal Jordanian
Good (217 reviews)
Air Cairo
Good (23 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (21 reviews)
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Where to stay in Wadi Rum

Average rates range from around $78 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $107 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wadi Rum

Renting a car in Wadi Rum

Expect to pay $6.28 per gallon in Wadi Rum (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $75.41 and $100.54.

Expect to pay $6.28 per gallon in Wadi Rum (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $75.41 and $100.54.