Wadi Rum travel guide

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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.

When to visit Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wadi Rum in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Wadi Rum


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.


Bus operates bus routes to Wadi Rum.

Airports near Wadi Rum

Airlines serving Wadi Rum

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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,698 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,655 reviews)
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Gulf Air
Good (75 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (140 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,956 reviews)
Royal Jordanian
Good (195 reviews)
Wizz Air
Good (577 reviews)
Air Cairo
Good (9 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Excellent (11 reviews)
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Where to stay in Wadi Rum

Average rates range from around $140 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $80 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Oasis Bedouin Camp and Rum Stars Camp.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wadi Rum

Hiring a car in Wadi Rum

Expect to pay $2.75 per litre in Wadi Rum (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $33.00 and $44.00.