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2503 Km
3 hour
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Altenrhein Airport from the City Center

For those who want to travel to the airport from Saint Gallen, there are several alternative ways. Taxis are the most preferred means of transportation for passengers, while trains are less preferred as they do not travel directly to the airport. You can also travel to the airport by a car that you can rent from car rental companies.

Taxi

Taxis are the fastest and easiest way to reach the airport from the city center of Saint Gallen and it allows passengers to reach the airport at any time of the day.

Train

You can take the S2 number train from Saint Gallen train station in the city center, which stops at Staad train stop which is near the airport in 20 minutes. Passengers that get off at this stop can then take a very short taxi ride to reach the airport. Train services start at 05:00 in the morning and finish at 00:30. You buy your tickets from the trains stations and trains depart every hour.

Rental Car

Vehicles rented from Avis, Sixt, Thrifty and Budget car rental companies in the city, can be returned after you have reached the airport, by returning the car to the company officials in the parking lot. During the winter months it can be risky renting a car in Saint Gallen due to heavy snowfall.

Airport Information

Saint Gallen-Altenrhein Airport covers a small area and has a single terminal building. Different services are offered to meet the needs of its passengers. The Terminal has 3 conference rooms of different sizes for business travellers and has a Restaurant Cockpit, which is open between 06:00 and 19:00 to meet the eating and drinking needs of its passengers. You can enter the Business Lounge for a certain fee per person and you can benefit from various facilities such as computer, wireless internet, printer, newspapers, magazines and television. Passengers who want to spend their time differently while waiting for their flight can visit the Aviation Museum at the airport.

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2017

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 Altenrhein-Alexandria flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Altenrhein-Alexandria is 2503 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour .

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

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

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