How To Get Here
The Sharjah International Book Fair is held at the Expo Center Sharjah in Al Khan Area, Al Taawun Street, near Arab Mall.
We are proud that some of the top airlines, and the most award winning carriers in the world are Emirati. We hope you get the chance to fly with them when you attend the Book Fair:
Flying to more than 115 destinations around the world, Airarabia operates from Sharjah International Airport, 20 minutes away from the city of Sharjah.
You can book your flight from more than 90 destinations with flydubai, based in Dubai International Airport which is 10 minutes away from the city of Sharjah.
3. Emirates Airline
The largest airline in the Middle East reaches more than 150 destinations around the world. Emirates Airline's main base is Dubai International Airport.
4. Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways serves passengers to more than 140 destinations around the globe. Based in Abu Dhabi International Airport, and provides an inter-emirate Etihad Luxury Coach services to Dubai.
For a list of airlines operating directly to Sharjah, please visit: www.sharjahairport.ae
If you are planning to visit Sharjah, you can apply for a visa to enter the UAE:
Allow the holder to stay in the country for 30 or 90 days from the date of entry, and are valid for 60 days from the date of issue.
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a Visit Visa on arrival in the UAE:
France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Holland, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Finland, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Switzerland, Estonia, Portugal, Malta, Spain, Cyprus, Denmark, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Andorra, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Monaco, South Korea, Brunei, Ireland, New Zealand, The Vatican, Canada, Japan, San Marino, United States, United Kingdom, Russia.
Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are not required a visa to enter the UAE.
GCC residents are granted a 30-day visa on arrival.
Visitors who do not get a visa on arrival can obtain one through a tour agency or hotel, and may be granted a 30-day or 90-day Tourist Visa in the UAE.
Multiple-entry visas are available for visitors who have links with local businesses that require them to visit regularly.
remember that visa laws can change frequently, and therefore it is always advisable that you check with the UAE Embassy in your home country before you travel.