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Airports in Mauritius
The airport is 26 nautical miles (48km) southeast of Port Louis.
Mauritius International (MRU)
LocationThe airport is 26 nautical miles (48km) southeast of Port Louis.
Getting to the city
There are three bus services that operate to and from SSR International Airport: Bus 09, Bus 10, and Bus 198. Buses are fairly frequent but the journey takes over an hour to most major destinations on the island; passengers should factor this in to their travel time. Taxis are also available.
TimeLocal time is GMT +4
Car hire companies Budget, Europcar, and Hertz are represented at the airport.
Taxis wait outside the terminal, and the journey into Port Louis takes around 45 minutes.
The airport has a currency exchange office and banks. There are duty-free shops in the arrival and departure lounges, and various other shops. There is a spa, post office, a children's corner, and a variety of restaurants and bars.
Parking is available at the airport.