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any cheap flights from UK to Syria?

Plymouth, United...
posts: 5
any cheap flights from UK to Syria?

I was thinking of going to Damascus next month. I'd thought that since few tourists were going there at the moment, I'd be able to get a bargain flight, but the prices I get with Ebookers.com, Lastminute.com and similar visits are around the £500 mark for UK-Syria, which is beyond my budget.

Is there any way of getting a bargain? I'd even be willing to go on a package deal if they're better value, but I don't suppose any are available just now because of the present situation.

Thanks in advance

John

London, United...
posts: 405
reviews: 79
1. Re: any cheap flights from UK to Syria?

Hi John, just done a search for you and have found £385 return from LHR to Damascus with Austrian Airlines but this does involve overnight stops in Vienna. Try kayak.co.uk and skyscanner.net for flexible date searches - this usually yields the cheapest results

Perth, Australia
Destination Expert
for Syria, Aleppo, Jordan
posts: 4,447
reviews: 14
2. Re: any cheap flights from UK to Syria?

Easy Jet to Amman under !00 gbp

from Amman to Damascus by road 3 hours cost $ 15

but then you need Jordan visa 20 Jod and exit fee 8 Jod. on top of above.

that could be the way to go

cheers

Plymouth, United...
posts: 5
3. Re: any cheap flights from UK to Syria?

Thanks for this very useful advice.

I went with Easyjet - booked a return flight for just over £107. A real bargain!

Damascus, Syria
Destination Expert
for Damascus
posts: 870
reviews: 27
4. Re: any cheap flights from UK to Syria?

By the way, John, a flight from Istanbul to Damascus will cost you $325 (as of two weeks ago)

5. Re: any cheap flights from UK to Syria?

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