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1. Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter Amman, Jordan?

Yes.

2. Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?

Yes, it’s important for travelers to have a PCR test with a negative result for a maximum 72 hours before departure. Upon arrival at the airport in Jordan, a Covid-19 testing is conducted at the airport, and passengers are required to wait for 2 to 3 hours till the report is out. A payment by the citizen of 40 JOD is required online in advance. Passengers with a positive test result are denied entry and are made to return to their departure city.

3. Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine in Jordan?

Yes. A 14-day self-quarantine in a government-sponsored facility is mandatory for all travelers visiting Jordan.

4. Is public transportation operating in Jordan?

Yes.

5. Is travel to Jordan restricted?

The US Department of State issued, on August 06, 2020, Travel Advisory Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) on travel to Jordan. The advisory says: Reconsider Travel to Jordan due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Jordan due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk.

What is Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)?

Travelers are advised to fill out Smart Traveler Enrollment Program STEP. This is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. It entitles them to get the following types of assistance.

  1. Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  2. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  3. Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

Amman, Jordan: Overview

Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan. The city has remained an epicentre of economic, political and cultural activities. Amman, the fifth-largest city in the Arab world, has embraced modernization like anything, and is one of the most modernized Arab cities and a key tourist destination.

The signs of human settlements in Amman can be traced to 7250 BC. During the Iron Age, the city was known as Ammon, home to the Kingdom of the Ammonites. It earned the title Philadelphia during its Greek and Roman periods, and was finally called Amman during the Islamic period.

Airport in Amman

Queen Alia International Airport

Airport Code: AMM

Location:  The airport is located in Zizya 20 miles (30 kilometres) south of the capital city, Amman

Hub For: Royal Jordanian Airlines, Jordan Aviation

Interesting Facts: Queen Alia International Airport is Jordan’s main and largest airport.

Airlines That Fly to Amman from USA

You have multiple carrier options with leading mainline and many flagship airlines as follows.

Turkish Airlines (TK)

It’s a flag carrier airline of Turkey.  The airport is a member of Star Alliance. Most probably the connection happens at the Istanbul Airport.

Hub Airport for Turkish Airline: Istanbul International Airport (IST), Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB)

Etihad (EY)

Book your flight ticket to Amman with Etihad, the flag carrier airline of the UAE.  Etihad Airways is not a member of any of the airline alliances.

Hub for Etihad: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Qatar Airways (QR)

It’s a flag carrier airline of Qatar. The airline is a member of Oneworld Alliance.

Hub Airport for Qatar Airways: Hamad International Airport in Doha (DOH)

Aeroflot (SU)

Aeroflot is a flag carrier airline of the Russian Federation. It’s a member of SkyTeam Airline Alliance.

Hub for Aeroflot: Moscow (SVO)

British Airways (BA): The flag carrier of the UK has flights to Amman operated by Aer Lingus (flag carrier airline of Ireland). BA is a member of Oneworld Airline Alliance.

Hub for British Airways: London (LHR, LGW)

Hub for Aer Lingus: Dublin (DUB)

Best Time to Visit Amman

The best time to visit Amman is between March and May. This high season is characterized by warm days and cool nights. The entire Jordan is showered with wildflowers in April. However, make sure you get flight tickets to Amman booked well in advance along with hotel accommodation. This will help you avoid unprecedented rates. The time between September and February is ideal to make your vacation dream come true. You can witness a slump in Amman one-way or two-way flight fares. However, occasional rains and snows may curtail many activities, such as camping. June to August is the low season as the mercury soars high.

Top Attractions in Amman

1. Citadel

This is almost a hill station that sits on Jebel Al Qala’a, the highest hill in Amman (approximately 850 meters above the sea level), which has a history that dating back to Bronze and Iron Ages. Citadel is surrounded by a 1700 m-long wall which was constructed many a time during. The place serves as the capital of many dynasties including the Roman, Byzantine and Umayyad monarchs. The must-visit sights of Citadel include the Temple of Hercules and the Ummayad Palace.

2. Darat Al Funun

Located to the north of the downtown area, this is a heaven of contemporary art. What travelers like the most about the place are its art gallery that depicts the expertise of artists, sculptures and painters from Jordan and other regions of Arab. Want to explore any particular exhibition or attend any particular lecture, film or public discussion? Refer its website for booking an airplane ticket to Amman.

3. Royal Automobile Museum

This is a one-of-its-kind museum dedicated to classical cars and motorbikes that rules the automobile industry pre-1950s era. All these are from the personal collection of King Hussein. So, you can expect to see all those gems that you dreamt of from chrome-clad American cruisers to regal Rolls Royces along the way. The place is a muse of not just common people but VVIPs like presidents and monarchs from round the globe.

4. Children's Museum

The museum is dedicated to kids and encourages them to learn scientific things playfully. For instance, they can know about the circulatory system of the body with a laser and rainbow model human body. They can also create a mockup of the Royal Jordanian plane and air control tower with blocks, bricks, and pulleys. The premise also houses an outdoor play area and a cafe, plus a lovely library if the children need some quiet time. All displays are in English and Arabic. Amman natives can take advantage of its unlimited visit pass starting from JD60.

Adventures in Bahrain

1. Evening Desert Safari

Usher in the world of white sand to have the larger-than-life experience with a low-cost flight to Amman. Take evening desert safari with unique experiences like camel rides, belly dancing, fire show and Tanura show, bar, henna painting, hubbllee bubbles (shisha), Arabic coffee (gahwa) and fresh dates. Vendors offering the services do take care that you enjoy your vacation is one of the natives. You can explore the incredible desert world in traditional costumes with unlimited soft drinks, and much more.

2. Paragliding and Paramotoring

Ever dreamt of flying like a bird unrestrictedly to measure the horizon? With paragliding and paramotoring adventure services available, the dream is going to fulfill. Both the sports sound same but have a minor difference. The former gives you the experience of flying in the influence of wind and gravity while in the latter you can manage the direction and pace with a motor, usually, applied at the back of the equipment.

3. Petra & Wadi Rum Independent Adventure

Hit the highlights of Jordan spending a joyous night in the company of a local Bedouin tribe. This magnificent red rock city of Petra takes visitors to the rich heritage of the Roman culture. Away from the glitter of the urban life, it’s time to experience what is behind the making of Jordan with cheap airplane tickets to Amman.

4. Theatre

Sitting in proximity to Citadel, the theatre makes you see some of the wildest ruins of Amman that tracks the history depicting struggles and battles that went on it the past just to establish a monarchy. The most deadly view is a drain that is supposed to carry the blood of the martyr. One additional sad thing that the ruin claims about is the social disparities that existed in the era. There were different entrances for masses, so-called low-class people, and classes, the elite then.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What cities in the USA have nonstop flights to Amman?

Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Houston–Intercontinental (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Orlando (MCO), and San Francisco (SFO). Emirates Airline (EK) operate most of the nonstop flights.

2. How long does it take to fly to Amman?

The approximate distance and flight time between Medina and some popular US cities are as follows:

Departure City Flight Distance Flight Time Time Difference
New York (JFK) 5,738 miles/9235 km 11 hours 59 minute Amman is 07 hours ahead
Los Angeles (LAX) 7,617 miles (12259 km) 15 hours 44 minutes Amman is 10 hours ahead
Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) 7,036 miles (11324 km) 14 hours 34 minutes Amman is 08 hours ahead
Denver (DEN) 6,901 miles (11107 km) 14 hours 18 minutes Amman is 09 hours ahead
San Francisco (SFO) 7,461 miles (12008 km) 15 hours 25 minutes Amman is 10 hours ahead

 

3. Which airline has the cheapest ticket to Amman?

EgyptAir and Royal Jordanian.

EgyptAir is the flag carrier airline of Egypt, and a member of Star Alliance. Cairo International Airport (CAI) in Cairo, hub of the carrier, serves as a point of connection for connecting flights between USA and Amman.

Royal Jordanian is the flag carrier airline of Jordan. Queen Alia International Airport in Amman is the hub of the airline. IT means with Royal Jordanian you can have a nonstop flight experience to Amman from your home city provided it’s available on the route.

4. Does American Airline have flights to Amman?

No.

5. What is the minimum validity for travelers with US passport?

6 months validity after date of arrival.

6. Is tourist visa required for US citizens visiting Jordan?

Yes. Jordan issues single entry visas to U.S. citizens upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport and most international land border crossings.

7. What is the currency restriction for US citizens to visit Jordan?

For entry, travelers need to declare if they are in possession of currency greater than JOD10,000 or the equivalent. However, no restriction is applicable at the time of exit.

8. What is the contact information of U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Amman or Jordan?

U.S. Embassy Amman

Al-Umayyaween Street,

Abdoun neighborhood,

Amman 11118

Jordan

Telephone: +(962) (6) 590-6000

Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(962) (6) 590-6500

Fax: +(962) (6) 592-4102

Email: Amman-ACS@state.gov