Port Louis airport (MRU)

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Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, opened in 1942, is the main airstation in Mauritius. It not only serves the capital, but the whole group of islands that forms the country. It operates with flights to different destinations in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

Official Website: mauritius-airport.atol.aero
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 5:00 am to 11:30 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 3.7 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +230 603 8000. Flight information: Tel +230 203 9054. There are information and tourist desks on level 0 (Tel +230 637 3635), available from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.


The airport is located 40 km (25 miles) southeast from the city of Port Louis.

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Car Rental Companies

Offices in the Arrivals Hall.

ABC Car Rental (Tel +230 637 6189)
Avis (Tel +230 637 3100 / 3112 - 5:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +230 636 9795)
Europcar (Tel +230 637 3240 - 6:00 am to 9:00 pm)
First (Tel +230 637 8686)
Hertz (Tel +230 637 3219 - 5:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Pingouin Car (Tel +230 637 8080 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +230 5250 9999 - 24 hours a day)


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Accommodation near Port Louis airport (MRU)

The Holiday Inn Mauritius Mon Tresor (Tel +230 601 2700) is located 700 meters away from the enclosure. It is possible to find more accommodations in the city centre. Shandrani Resort & Spa (Tel +230 603 4100), Chantauvent Guesthouse (Tel +230 631 9614), 3Ds International Tourist Home (Tel +230 631 4295), VG Royal Residency (Tel +230 5763 4211), Le Jardin de Beau Vallon (Tel +230 631 2850), Explora Prestige (Tel +230 5979 5304), Pingouinvillas (Tel +230 637 3051), Blue Bay Holiday Resort (Tel +230 631 4071), Le Peninsula Bay Beach Resort & Spa (Tel +230 631 9529).


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Public and private transportation

Bus - All services leave from the airport's car park. Line 9 travels between Mahebourg and Curepipe Jan Palach South stations in about 70 minutes, with a frequency of 10 min. It leaves from 4:50 am to 8:00 pm and intermediate stops include Plaine Magnien, Rose Belle, Jawaharlall Nehru Hospital, Nouvelle France and Forest Side. Route 10 departs every 20 min. and runs from Mahebourg Traffic Centre to Rivière des Gallets, with a trip of 105 min. It operates from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm and stops at L'Escalier, Savannah, Riche Bois, Chateau Benares, Souillac and Chemin Grenier. Bus 198 goes from Port Louis Victoria Square to Mahebourg in around 85 min., with departures every 15 min. between 5:10 am and 6:45 pm. Stops include Plaine Magnien, Rose Belle, Pellegrin and Reduit. More information

Taxi - On the ground floor there is a reservation counter (Tel +230 5250 5349). The trip to the city centre takes around 45 minutes and fares should be agreed upon with the driver before departing.


Parking services at Port Louis airport (MRU)

There is a parking lot for short and long stays opposite the terminal and connected to it through wide walkways. The first 20 minutes are free. Rates


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, elevators, adapted toilets, special lanes through the different controls, accessible counters and reserved parking spaces close to the terminal. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their particular needs at least 48 hours in advance. Unaccompanied minors will be escorted by staff from the corresponding airline.