Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
5 hour 40 min
Felix Houphouet Boigny Intl. Airport
The easiest ways to get to Borg El Arab International Airport from Alexandria city center are to take a taxi, use hotel shuttle service or rent a car. Since the traffic in Alexandria can be very heavy, you have to be careful and take the road a bit earlier in order not to miss your flight.
You can easily get to Borg El Arab International Airport in about 1 hour by getting on a taxi in the city center. It is suggested that you get on a familiar taxi or ask your hotel to call a reliable taxi for you. You should definitely agree on the fare before getting on a taxi. You can bargain.
Some hotels in Alexandria offer airport shuttle service for their guests. You can benefit from this service, which is safer than taxis, by making a reservation in advance.
If you have rented a car for your travel, you can arrive at Borg El Arab International Airport in maximum 1 hour under normal traffic conditions by following a straight route through Mehwar Al-Ta’ameir and turning left from the airport turnaround.
Alexandria International Airport is located 7 km southeast of Alexandria city center. Alexandria International Airport has been closed because of major renovations since 2013 and all traffic has been transferred to Borg El Arab International Airport which is located 40 km southeast of the city. Borg El Arab International Airport, which previously offered service for domestic flights and cargo aircrafts, has been undertaking airline traffic of Alexandria and Nile Delta since 2013.
In addition to the airplanes flying from Turkey, Central Asia and North Africa, cargo aircrafts also land at Borg El Arab Airport. The airport, which is located 40 km of Alexandria city center, has all fundamental facilities despite of not being a large airport. At the airport, there are many facilities such as a lounge, duty-free shop, various stores selling souvenirs and clothes and a few cafes.
In order to get directly to El Nouzha Airport, which is only seven kilometers from the city center of Alexandria, you have to prefer private means of transportation as there are no direct means of public transportation. Therefore, you have to either take a taxi or use the transfer service of your hotel.
You can use the taxi to get directly from Alexandria city center, 7 seven kilometers from El Nouzha Airport, but remember that no flights are operated to this airport as of 2017. If the airport reopens to flights again in the future, you can reach El Nouzha Airport by taxi from Alexandria city in a maximum of 10 minutes.
El Nouzha International Airport, located in Alexandria, Egypt, served a total of over 1 million passengers in 2009. El Nouzha Airport, located seven kilometers south east of Alexandria city center, is closed since 2010, so all flights to and from here are routed to the Borg El Arab Airport, which is 40 kilometers southwest of Alexandria and has been the main airport of Alexandria since 2011. Some of the airline companies that have direct flights to Borg El Arab Airport are Turkish Airlines (Istanbul Atatürk), Saudia (Jeddah, Medina, Riyadh), Nile Air (Jeddah, Kuwait, Yanbu), FlyEgypt (Cairo, Dubai, Medina, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Kuwait), Aegean Airlines (Athens) and so on.
Abidjan is the commercial and administrative center of the Ivory Coast, which is located in the western part of the Africa Continent. The Abidjan city, which is close to the Atlantic Ocean, is also the most important port city of the country. Abidjan is described as “the Paris of the West Africa”. The majority of the locals speak French. The currency of the country is the West African Franc.
If you want to visit Abidjan, you will have to get a visa. Diplomatic, service or special (green) passport holders are exempt from visa on their touristic journeys that do not exceed 90 days. However, the ordinary passport holders are asked to get visa. There are many military control points in Abidjan city; at these control points, you might be asked to show your passport from time to time. For this reason, you are recommended to keep your passport or its color photocopy with you in any case.
Abidjan is connected to the neighboring countries by land routes and railroads, but it also provides transportation to more than 30 African and European cities by air. Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is located 16 kilometers southeast of Abidjan city. 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.
Turkish Airlines flies to Abidjan from Istanbul. With the reciprocal flights arranged four days a week, you can reach Abidjan after a 7-hour and 21-minute flight. Abidjan’s local time is 3 hours behind Turkey.
You can reach the city center from Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport by bus, taxi or rental car. The buses operated by SOTRA run between the city center and the airport and they take airport passengers to Abidjan city center. If you don’t want to go on your journey by public transportation, you can take a taxi to reach the city center. You can also rent a car you prefer from the car rental offices as long as you want if you want your car to be ready for the city use.
The bus number 6 operated by SOTRA picks up the airport passengers from Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport and takes them to Abidjan city center. The bus ride, which costs about 220 West African Francs, takes 25-30 minutes.
One of the vehicles the airport passengers can prefer in order to reach the city center after landing is the orange taxi. You should be willing to pay 1600 West African Francs for the taxi ride to reach the city center in about half an hour.
There are many car rental companies outside the terminal building of Abidjan Félix Houphouët-Boigny International Airport. The visitors who want to easily travel within Abidjan can rent a car from this point.
In Abidjan, the locals usually travel with motorcycles and mopeds. You can complete your journey by bargaining with a motorcycle user and ask him/her to take you to the city center.
It will soon be possible to reach the city from the airport by metro in Abidjan which has been a developing city. The metro construction has been started in 2015 and under development since then. The metro is scheduled to start serving its passengers in 2020.Last Updated: 30 Dec 2016
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For Alexandria-Abidjan flights, you can use Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport as departure airport, and Felix Houphouet Boigny Intl. Airport for arrival.
The flight distance between Alexandria-Abidjan is 4559 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 40 minutes.
When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Alexandria-Abidjan flights is Monday.