Book Cheap International Flights to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport – Mauritius (MRU)
If you long for languid days spent on the sandy shores of a tropical destination, Mauritius should be on the top of your list of options! In fact, many South African’s opt to book cheap flights to Mauritius for this very reason.
This destination offers more than just cheap flights and sunny days though. Here you will find yourself completely immersed in the culture, festive atmosphere and friendly people. If you are travelling to Mauritius, you can book cheap international flights to MRU (Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport) by using our quick and easy flight search feature.
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport started operations in 1999 and has 4 shareholders as follows: Government of Mauritius, Development Bank of Mauritius Ltd, State Investment Corporation Ltd and Air Mauritius Ltd.
Airlines Servicing MRU
Leading international airlines that fly to and from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport are listed below. You can use Cheap International Flights to book tickets to this international airport in Mauritius. Our flight search feature will source the cheapest flights and travel deals from leading carriers including the following:
- South African Airways
- Air Austral
- Air France
- Air Madagascar
- Air Mauritius
- Air Seychelles
- Austrian Airlines
- British Airways
- Corsair International
- Edelweiss Air
- LOT Polish Airlines
- Neos Air
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- Thomson Airways
- Turkish Airlines
- TUI Airlines Netherlands
Where is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport?
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is just 48km from Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius. Getting to and from the airport is made simple with a variety of transport options available to visitors.
These public transport options are undoubtedly the most affordable:
Car hire – car rental counters are found in the arrivals hall and include the likes of Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar, First, Sixt, ADA and ABC.
Bus service – there is a bus service offered every 30 to 60 minutes between the airport and Port Louis. The travel time is approximately 1 hour. While the bus service is considered cheap, it’s not always convenient if you have a lot of luggage.
Taxi service – taxis can be acquired from the booking counters found at the airport’s arrivals hall. It is essential to confirm the cost of the trip before you leave the airport. Keep in mind that a taxi service can cost as much as 3 times that of the bus service.
Some of the hotels and accommodation establishments offer a shuttle service to and from the establishment, free of charge. Make enquiries about this when booking your accommodation as it could save you a great deal of money.
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Facilities and Flight Statistics
The airport currently transports over 3 197 308 passengers annually, with the majority of flights being to international destinations. The airport terminal is designed to look like the Travellers Palm (a tropical plant indigenous to Mauritius), and has the capacity to transport up to 4 million passengers annually.
The airport building which has undergone major renovations is designed to incorporate a green approach. The building uses solar energy and recovered rain water.
The terminal building spans an area of 57 000 square meters. Inside you will find 5 boarding gates, check-in counters, immigration counters and baggage handling areas. The airport facilities include shopping, dining, currency exchange, car hire, duty free stores and much more. The airport building has 32 check-in counters and 6 luggage conveyors.
Accommodation at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
While there is no accommodation located at the airport, there are top hotels, hostels and guest houses within just a few kilometres. These include the likes of Holiday Inn Mauritius Airport, Le Jardin de Beau Vallon, Nativ Lodge and Spa, Shandrani Beachcomber, Mahe Holiday Resort and 3Ds International Tourist Home.
Getting to and from these establishments is easily done by taxi, bus or car hire.
Book Cheap International Flights to Mauritius’ International Airport
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