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3 hour 10 min
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Altenburg Airport from the City Center

Altenburg Airport has been closed to scheduled flights since 2011. So passengers who want to travel from Altenburg to other cities in Germany or to other cities around the world use airports that are located around the city. Leipzig Halle Airport, which is located about 80 km from Altenburg, is among the most convenient and easily accessible airports that people use.

Dresden offers another alternative but it is located 120 km from Altenburg. Those traveling through Dresden can get to the airport by rental car or taxi. However, keep in mind that because Dresden is located so far from Altenburg, a taxi to the airport will be very expensive. If you choose to travel through Dresden Airport you can try to negotiate the fare with the taxi driver or try to carpool to the airport with other passengers who might be traveling along the same route.

Transportation to Leipzig Halle Airport from Altenburg City Center

There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the airport from the city center, including taxi, rental car, shuttle services, and car. Taking a taxi to the airport is among the more expensive alternatives but it is the most convenient as it provides direct transportation from the city center. Trains are a popular method of transportation because they are a more economical option.


Trains are one of the most popular methods of public transportation in Germany and an easy alternative to get to Leipzig Halle Airport from Altenburg. You can take a taxi to the nearest station and then transfer to the train. The train to Leipzig Halle Airport from Altenburg takes approximately 1 hour. Moreover, the train fare is considerably affordable compared to other transportation alternatives. A ticket for the train line that travels along this route costs 11 euros.


If you’re in a hurry to catch your flight you might consider taking a taxi to the airport. Taxis are easily accessible in the city center. Leipzig Halle Airport is located 80 km from the city center, so taxi fares can be expensive. If you’re traveling with a group then taking a taxi could be an affordable option. However, if you’re traveling alone keep in mind that taking a taxi is an expensive alternative.

Shuttle Services

There are various shuttle services that operate in and around the city. For more information on shuttle service providers in the city and its surroundings please search online. You can make a reservation for this service online as well. Some hotels provide their guests with shuttle services either for free or at a cost. For more information on hotel shuttle services please contact the hotel you are staying at.

Transfer Vehicles

Transfer vehicles are a very popular transportation alternative among those traveling from Altenburg to the airport. It takes about 1 hour to get to Leipzig Halle Airport by transfer vehicle. People who are visiting Altenburg for city events and organizations prefer transfer vehicles to the airport. The average fare for transfer vehicles may vary depending on the model of the vehicle you choose or the number of passengers there are.

Rental Car

Renting a car is a convenient method of transportation to get to Leipzig Halle Airport. It takes about 50 minutes to drive to the airport from Altenburg. If you rent a car from a company that also has an office at Leipzig Halle Airport then you can easily drop your rental car off at the airport before your departure.


One of the easiest and fastest transportation alternatives to get to Leipzig Halle Airport is by car. Under normal traffic conditions it should take no more than 1 hour to get to the airport by car. After leaving the city center follow the signposts to Leipzig Halle Airport.

We would recommend using GPS to make navigating the city even easier. Once you arrive at the airport you can park your vehicle in the parking lot, which offers short-term and long-term parking options.

Airport Information

The closest airport passengers can use when traveling to Altenburg is Leipzig Halle Airport. The airport offers passengers a variety of services and amenities. The information counters located at the airport offer passengers assistance with any questions they may have. Primeclass-Lounge offers passengers a unique environment as they wait for their flight. The lounge opens early in the morning and provides service until the evening. You can enjoy hot and cold refreshments while reading daily newspapers or magazines at the Primeclass-Lounge, which opens early in the morning and operates until the evening.

Families traveling with kids can enjoy free use of the children’s play areas. If you are traveling with an infant you can also enjoy free use of the baby changing rooms, located at Terminal B.

Leipzig Halle Airport features a variety of restaurants and cafes where you can pass the time. Venues where passengers can enjoy a bite to eat or something to drink include Bistro Ju 52, Marche Express Bar, Marche Restaurant, Panini Backshop and Wiener Feinbacker. There are also shopping areas at the airport that offer variety of goods, ranging from newspapers to magazines, souvenirs, and duty free products.

Last Updated: 29 Nov 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.


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.


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 Altenburg-Alexandria flights?

For Altenburg-Alexandria flights, you can use Altenburg Airport as departure airport, and Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Altenburg-Alexandria is 2628 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 10 minutes.

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

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

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