Transportation in Beirut

By Air, the city's airport, is the only civilian airport in the country. It is situated in the southern suburbs, and was previously known as Beirut International Airport.

In the year 2005 Beirut International Airport, was renamed to Rafic Hariri International Airport in the honor of the assassinated former prime minister.

By Land, Beirutcity has several bus connections to other cities in country of Lebanon and to major cities of Lebanon neighbouring countries, Jordan and Syria.

Buses and Taxis to north of Lebanon (Tripoli) and Syria leave from Charles Helou Station.
Buses and Taxis to the south of Lebanon (Saida and Tyre) leave from Al Barbeer (Barbir) location near Kornish El Mazeraa (Karnish El Mazer3a).

Many Taxis and Microbuses along the Beirut highway (Dora, Zalka, Jounieh) take passengers on their way to north locations such as Jounieh, Jbiel or Tripoli.
It was recommended to ask before riding the microbus or taxi on the destination.

Local National Transit buses move people daily from homes to work within the city of Beirut.