How to Get to Amman
Before you leave for Jordan, the staff abroad will send you housing information. The Resident Coordinators will check your arrival information on your online application and inform your hosts accordingly.
If you are traveling from the US or Europe, you will most likely land in Queen Alia International Airport. You may take an Airport Taxi into the city (about 30 minutes) or be picked up after prior agreement with a Resident Coordinator if you are scheduled to arrive after 10pm. You will be receiving arrival email from the Resident Coordinators containing more information on airport arrivals.
The convenient Airport Taxis cost about 22 JD or less (31 USD or less, depending on the neighborhood to which you are traveling; possibly more during late night hours). This service is easy, reliable and safe. If you choose this option, the on-site staff will provide you with specific directions to your place of residence before your arrival, and will be available by phone to help you find it (you can ask your driver to call local Jordanian numbers if necessary). There is also an Airport Express bus that runs every 30 minutes between 6am and 11pm, and costs about 3 JOD (4 USD). The trip from the airport to the bus terminal in central Amman usually takes from 45 minutes to an hour. Please take into account that the bus might run less frequently during the night and that it stops only at a few places from where you will have to take a taxi. Once in Amman, you should not pay more than 3 to 4 JOD from the bus terminal to your homestay.