Seychelles International Airport Guide (SEZ)

Airport info
Code: SEZ
Address:
Point Larue, Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles
Location:

Seychelles International Airport is situated 10km (6 miles) southeast of Victoria, on the island of Mahé.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +248
Telephone:
+248 384 000
Timezone: GMT ++04:00

Known locally as Aéroport de la Pointe Larue, Seychelles International Airport is the main airport on the 155-island archipelago and is located on the main island of Mahé. Our Seychelles airport guide includes important transport information, a list of airport facilities and contact details.

Information

There is a tourist information/hotel booking desk in Arrivals, which is open whenever there is a flight. There are general airport information desks in various locations in both terminals.

Transfer between terminals

There is a walkway between the two passenger terminals. It takes two minutes to walk from one to the other.

Driving directions

From Victoria city centre, head southeast along the Victoria-Providence highway and follow signs for the airport.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:Buses operate from 0530 to 1930 and depart for Victoria every 20-30 minutes. Bus stops are on the main road outside the airport (journey time: 20 minutes; fare: around SCR4).

Taxi:Taxis operate 24 hours a day from the airport. Fares start at around SCR100 into Victoria.

Public transport air

Helicopter:Zil Air (tel: +248 4 375 100;www.zilair.com) operates numerous helicopter and fixed-wing services between Seychelles International Airport and various islands in the archipelago. Air Seychelles (tel: +248 4 391 000; www.airseychelles.com) operates shuttle flights to Praslin island.

Terminal facilities

Money

There are ATMs, a bank and a bureau de change in the international terminal.

Communication

Wi-Fi internet access (free of charge for the first two hours of use) is available throughout Seychelles International Airport. Public telephones can be found in both terminals.

Food

There are restaurants and bars in both passenger terminals.

Shopping

There are duty-free shops, which open three hours before international flight departures, in the departure halls of the international terminal. There is also a small tax-free outlet in the arrivals area. Additional shops are available in the concourse.

Luggage

Luggage trolleys and left-luggage facilities are available.

Other

A travel agent is among a number of other facilities at Seychelles International Airport.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is a VIP lounge in the international terminal. Meeting facilities are offered by some of the island's larger hotel complexes.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled are limited, but include accessible toilets and a system of ramps for easier access. Passengers requiring assistance should contact their airline for further information prior to travelling.

Car parking

There are 40 short-term and more than 100 long-term parking spaces at the airport. These parking areas have direct access to the terminal buildings.

Car rental

Car hire is available at the airport from Avis, Hertz and Sixt, as well as a couple of local operators. Car hire desks are located in the arrivals and departures areas. Most of these are open only when there is a departing or arriving flight.

Hotels

There are no hotels at Seychelles International Airport – the nearest accommodation is halfway between the airport and Victoria. Other options are dotted around the island and in the city itself. Hotels can be booked at the tourism office in Arrivals.


Crown Beach

+248 438 2800

An upmarket offering with a wealth of facilities, including a swimming pool, on-site restaurant and Wi-Fi internet access, this 4-star boutique hotel is a short stroll from the beach and a 15-minute drive from the airport.

East Coast Road, Pointe Au Sel, Mahé, Seychelles

Wharf Hotel & Marina

+248 467 0700

Wharf Hotel & Marina is halfway between Seychelles International Airport and Victoria, five minutes' drive either way. As well as a swimming pool, restaurant and bar, the hotel has its own marina with options for berthing guest yachts or charter boats.

Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles

Hotel La Roussette

+248 437 6245

It’s hard to believe Hotel La Rousette’s 10 idyllic chalets, surrounded by lush vegetation, are just a few kilometres from Seychelles International Airport. A 10-minute drive from the air facility, on-site amenities at this hotel include an outdoor pool and a lovely restaurant.

East Coast Road, Au Cap, Mahé, Seychelles
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