How to get to Syria?
Syria is linked with other countries by a network of international roads through Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. An International railroad links Syria with turkey and the rest of Europe.
Through the tow seaports of Latakia and Tartous on the Mediterranean.
Damascus airport is the main airport for international airlines. It is situated about 30 miles form the city. No direct flights operate between Syria and Japan, Canada or the USA. An airport tax is payable on leaving the country.
A passport and visas are required on entry. A visa must be obtained prior to arrival in Syria.
Foreigners who wish to stay in Syria for more than 15 days must register with Syria Immigration and Passport Administration by the fifteenth day.
The authority requires two passport photos when registering. For individuals traveling to Lebanon a visa can be obtained on the Lebanese border.
Getting around in Syria: Microbuses are the cheapest form of transport. They do not run a scheduled service. Taxis are available.
Car rental is also available.