Search Flights from Abidjan to Alexandria

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4559 Km
5 hour 40 min
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Abidjan Airport from the City Center

In Abidjan, the commercial and administrative center of Ivory Coast and the most important port city of the country, the majority of the native population speaks French. The West African CFA Franc is used in the city; 1 Turkish Lira is approximately 195 West African CFA Francs and 1 Euro corresponds to 655 West African CFA (XOF) Francs. Abidjan is connected to the neighboring countries by land route or rail road as well as it provides transportation to many African and European cities by air.

Turkish Airlines (THY), Air Algérie, Air Burkia, Air Cote d’Ivoire, AIR France, Asky Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Camair-Co, CEIBA Intercontinental, Corsair, Egyptair, Emirates Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Middle East Airlines – Air Lebanon, Royal Air Maroc, Senegal Airlines, South African Airways and Tunisair arrange flights to Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport, which is 16 kilometers southeast of the city. There are direct flights from Abidjan to Accra (Ghana), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Algiers (Algeria), Bamako (Mali), Beirut (Lebanon), Bissau (Guinea Bissau), Bobo-Dioulasso and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Brazzaville (Congo), Brussels (Belgium), Cairo (Egypt), Casablanca (Morocco), Conakry (Guinea), Dakar (Senegal), Douala and Yaounde (Cameron), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Istanbul (Turkey), Johannesburg (South Africa), Kinshasa (DRC), Lagos (Nigeria), Libreville (Gabon), Lome (Togo), Malabo (Guinea Equatoriale), Monrovia (Liberia), Nairobi (Kenya), Niamey (Niger), Nouakchott (Mauritania), N'Djamena (Chad), Orly and Paris (France), Congo (Pointe Noire Republic) and Tunis (Tunis).

There are connecting flights from Abidjan to Banjul (Gambia), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Tripoli (Libya), China and United States of America (USA). You can travel to Abidjan from Istanbul with Turkish Airlines. With the reciprocal flights arranged four days a week, you can reach Istanbul after a 7-hour and 21-minute flight.

Turkey is three hours ahead of Abidjan. Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is accessible from the city center by bus, taxi or rental car. The buses operated by SOTRA run between the city center and the airport. The passengers who want to travel by air are transported to Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport from Abidjan city center by buses. If you are looking for another option, you can get to the airport by taking a taxi or renting a car.

Bus

You can get to Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport from the city center by taking the bus number 6. It is useful to remind that the bus is more affordable than taking a taxi or driving your own car. You can travel by bus paying 220 West African Francs.

Taxi

You can reach the airport from Abidjan city center by taxi which is at your service 24/7. Taking a taxi is more expensive compared to public transportation and you may have to pay up to 1600 West African Francs to reach the airport.

Rent a car

You can reach the airport from the city center by the car you have rented. Upon your arrival at the airport, you can leave the rental car at the airport parking lots for car rental companies to pick it up.

Motorcycle

The visitors can also go to the airport with motorcycles or the mopeds used by the locals in Abidjan. If you don’t have too much luggage, you can bargain with a motorcycle user to take you to the airport.

Metro

You will soon be able to reach Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport with the metro, which has been under construction since 2015. However, you have to wait for a few years to travel with metro. The metro is scheduled to start serving its passengers in 2020.

Airport Information

There are 2 terminal buildings at Abidjan’ın Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. The domestic and international terminals that are adjacent to each other can be reached on foot. In addition, there are two different car parks just outside the terminals where you can park your car for both shorter and longer times. At the airport, there is a bank that offers foreign exchange transactions as well as an ATM in the public area.

The visitors to the airport can also benefit from the post office in the public area. At the airport, fax, email and internet services are offered at the Telephone Shop where you can also hire a cell phone and buy telephone cards. Wheelchairs are also available on the passengers’ request. Only those passengers who need special assistance are strongly advised to contact with the airport prior to takeoff. If you are hungry and want something to eat or drink before or after your flight, you can get service from the restaurants that offer tastes of international and local cuisines and the bars located at the airport.

If you want to take some souvenirs from Abidjan with you, you can buy them at duty free shops at the airport. There is a bookstore at the airport, as well as emergency health service, pharmacy, information services and local tour operator service are also offered. There is a VIP lounge at Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. The passengers are served by hostesses at this lounge, where they will feel comfort and special service. There are no lounges for business or conference at the airport. For such expectations, you can benefit from the larger hotels near the airport or in the city center.

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2016

Transportation to Alexandria City Center from Airport

Borg El Arab Airport

It cannot be said that there are many alternatives to get to Alexandria city center from Borg El Arab International Airport. The means of transportation mostly preferred by passengers is taxi. You can also get to the city center easily with the car you can rent from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. In addition, some hotels offer private shuttle service for their guests.

Taxi

You can see many taxis waiting in front of Borg El Arab International Airport terminal building. Since the distance is not short, taxi is not an affordable means of transportation for this travel. However, it is possible to agree on a reasonable fare by bargaining. You should specify your destination and agree on the fare before your travel, and make sure to pay the fare after reaching your destination. Getting to the city center by taxi takes about 1 hour under normal traffic conditions.

Hotel Shuttle

Some hotels in Alexandria offer airport shuttle service for their guests. You should get in contact with your hotel in advance whether they provide this service or not. If they do, you should learn the amount you need to pay and make a reservation in advance. This service may be more expensive compared to taxi but it is much safer. Your vehicle will be waiting for you at the airport and you can comfortably get to the city center thanks to this service.

Car Rental

If you want to rent a car and have a comfortable travel, you can agree with one of the car rental companies found at the airport. You shouldn’t forget that you must have an international driver's license. If the car you rented has any damage, you must keep a written record during renting.

You should also be careful about the traffic density in Alexandria and the drivers who don’t pay much attention to the traffic rules. After leaving the airport, turn left to North Coast Road, connect to Mehwar Al-Ta’ameir that you will see on the right and drive straight until you reach the city center. This travel lasts about 50 minutes.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

El Nouzha Airport

El Nouzha Airport is only seven kilometers away from Alexandria city center. It is thus very easy to reach the city center from the airport. You can also get information about transfer services by calling your hotel in advance. You can also get to Alexandria from El Nouzha Airport by taxi.

Taxi

You can use taxis to reach Alexandria city center, which is seven kilometers from El Nouzha Airport, which is closed since 2010, but still active, quickly and practically. The fare required for this taxi journey is approximately 26-32 Egyptian pounds.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

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Which airports can I use for Abidjan-Alexandria flights?

For Abidjan-Alexandria flights, you can use Felix Houphouet Boigny Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Abidjan-Alexandria and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Abidjan-Alexandria is 4559 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Abidjan-Alexandria flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Abidjan-Alexandria flights is Wednesday.

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