Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) transfers
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Pickup at Beirut Airport (BEY)
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the BEY airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about Beirut Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned BEY pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
BEY Airport tips
Beirut Airport wifi
Beirut Airport offers 30 minutes of free wifi access daily. After 30 minutes, you can buy additional internet time by purchasing a card from duty-free, to use on a personal device or at one of the airport’s computer kiosks.
Beirut Airport parking
Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport offers several parking options to travelers, including long-term parking and valet parking services.
Beirut Airport app
The official Beirut-Rafic Hariri Airport app offers extra flight information, giving you access to real-time flight data and arrival and departure schedules. You can also save and track your flights.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with Uber at Beirut Airport?
Yes, Uber is available at BEY Airport. Open the Uber app, enter your location, and you’ll be connected with a driver.
- How long will it take me to get from Beirut Airport to the city center?
Beirut Airport is about 9 kilometers (6 miles) from the city center. Typically, this journey takes around 15 minutes by car, but it’s always wise to allow yourself extra time, particularly during times of heavy traffic.
- How much will a ride with Uber at Beirut Airport cost?
Uber ride prices can vary depending on the number of drivers on the road, total journey distance, and demand. If you’d like to get an estimate for your journey, you can use Uber’s price estimator tool.
- Where is the pickup point for Uber at Beirut Airport?
All pickup locations are subject to change, so be sure to check your Uber app for your specific pickup location.
Beirut Airport visitor information
Situated on the city’s beachfront, Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport is Beirut’s and Lebanon’s only operating commercial airport (the rest are military air bases). Beirut Airport is the go-to for travelers departing from or visiting Beirut or any other city in Lebanon, with Uber providing quick access to the city center only 9 kilometers (6 miles) away, as well as connections to Jezzine, Saida, Tripoli, and Zahle.
Beirut Airport terminals
Beirut Airport has one main terminal with several levels and 2 wings (East and West) accessible from the main terminal. In the terminal, Floor 1 handles arrivals; Floors 2 and 3 handle departures. The wings also house a number of departures gates.
Beirut Airport lounge
The Cedar Lounge is the airport’s main lounge and is on the 2nd floor of the airport. This is the perfect place to unwind before a long trip or during a layover, with refreshments, wifi, and entertainment.
Beirut Airport hotels
If you’ve got a quick stopover in Beirut Airport, there are plenty of hotels within easy reach for a comfortable night’s sleep between flights, or when you’ve got an early-morning flight.
Restaurants in BEY
You can find restaurants and cafes on all levels of Beirut Airport’s main terminal. Whether you’re looking for a quick post-flight coffee before an Uber trip downtown or you want to fill up on sushi and wine before a long-haul trip, there are plenty of options.
Beirut Airport shops
If you’re a fan of retail therapy, make sure you leave plenty of time to explore Beirut Airport. Five shopping zones offer duty-free shops, with electronics, perfume, food, souvenirs for friends and family, and more.
The many services and facilities available for your convenience in Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport include Christian and Muslim prayer rooms on the 2nd level, and baggage services including wrapping and tracking.
Disability accessibility at BEY
Rafic Hariri Airport provides ample assistance for travelers with disabilities. Many lounges are equipped with automatic slopes, elevators, disability-friendly restrooms, and emergency telephones. If you need additional help getting around or getting onto your flight, contact staff for assistance.
Tourist information in BEY
If you haven’t already planned your itinerary for your trip to Beirut, don’t worry. A tourism desk offers information about many options available.
Points of interest near BEY
Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport is the perfect starting point for an adventure in Lebanon’s biggest and most fascinating city. And with quick transfers from Beirut Airport to the city center with Uber, many of the city’s most famous attractions are within quick and easy reach.
- Beirut Central District
- Martyrs’ Square
- Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque
- Beirut National Museum
Find more information about Beirut Airport here.