Getting There in IranEdit This
This Iran getting there guide will brief you about different ways of reaching Iran.
Iran is well connected to most European cities and other places in Asia and the Middle East. Imam Khomeini is the major international airport in Iran. This airport is situated 37 km southwest of Tehran. Iran also has around 70 regional airports which have flights on a daily basis to several international destinations.
Dubai has daily scheduled international flights to many Iranian cities. Budget travellers can opt for the low-cost carriers like Pegasus Airlines and Air Bahrain.
You can also reach Iran by rail services from countries like Turkey, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Pakistan. Train routes from Iraq to Iran are currently under construction. The Istanbul service operates weekly and the journey takes around 69 hours while the Syria service takes around 54 hours.
Turkey is the preferred road route to Iran. You will require a Carnet De Passage to avoid paying the import tax. Bus services are also available from countries like Armenia, Turkey, Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Daily bus services are also available from Iraq. The buses pas via Dogharoun, which is the safest bus route to Iran.
Regular boat services are also available from Persian Gulf. These services are connected to cities situated on the Iranian coast. Semi-luxurious services are available connecting Kish Island and Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
March 25, 2010 change by imran_m
Most airlines fly into Imam Khomaini International Airport (IKA). You can come to Iran easily from almost every city in the world.
By road, the ways in are the 2 Causeway Wan and Bazargan boarder that connect Iran to the Turkey.
Few tourists arrived into Iran via sea. Most of them arrive from Middle East area to Iran via Persian Gulf Ferry Terminal.