Baghdad Airport Guide to Baghdad International Airport (BGW)

Taxi Baghdad Airport

Considering the existing lack regarding transportation in Baghdad Airport, taxi turns to be one of the safest ways to get to Baghdad and move through the city.

Get within 30 minutes to Baghdad city centre by taxi.

Security concerns

It is recommended to book a taxi prior arrival at Baghdad Airport in order to guarantee your safety. Ordinary taxis are not allowed to get to the airport premises, only the authorized vehicles by governmental institutions.

Tourists are warned not to stay outside the International Zone once in Baghdad since they can be victim of kidnapping and even murdered. Think twice before travelling to Baghdad.


Taxis are immediately available outside Arrivals.


Passengers can get information or book a taxi by calling the following phone numbers:

+964 77 28 42 69 19

+964 77 28 42 69 20

+964 77 28 42 69 21

+964 77 28 42 69 28

+96 478 21 02 39 11

+96 478 21 02 39 12

+96 478 21 02 39 32

+96 478 21 02 39 34

Service hour: 24 hours.


Small Sedan Car: IDQ 55,000 (Iraqi Dinars)

Mini Bus: IDQ 95,000 (Iraqi Dinars)

It is strongly recommended to pay with cash since the majority of the taxicabs don’t accept credit cards as a method of payment.

On the other hand, it is compulsory to first agree the fare with the driver.


Bolt is available at Baghdad Airport. A single trip to downtown Baghdad costs around IDQ 14,000. 


If you wish to transfer to and from Baghdad Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.