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4240 Km
5 hour 10 min
Kotoka Intl. Airport

Transportation to Alexandria Airport from the City Center

Borg El Arab 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.

Taxi

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.

Hotel Shuttle

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.

Car Rental

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.

Airport Information

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.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

El Nouzha Airport

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.

Taxi

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.

Airport Information

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.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

Transportation to Accra City Center from Airport

Ghana's capital and largest city, Accra is also the political, economic and cultural center of the country. Kotoka International Airport in the city, which is sister cities with Adana and Samsun in Turkey and Chicago and Washington in the United States, connects the important cities of Africa and the world and Accra.

The airport that hosts about 3 million passengers per year is not very big. However, it is possible to find almost anything here that travelers may need before and after the flight. The airport serves with two terminals; domestic flights take place from Terminal 1 while international flights take place from Terminal 2.

You can switch between terminals before leaving the airport. Restaurants, cafes, duty-free shops and private passenger lounges are located in Terminal 2, from where international flights take place. There is also a VIP Lounge, which is usually used by diplomats, at the airport. It is possible to fly directly from Istanbul to Accra via Turkish Airlines flights. The city also has direct flights to cities such as London, Beirut, Amsterdam, Barcelona, ​​Lisbon and New York. In the city, the period from May to July and from August to October is mostly rainy. If you are traveling outside of these months, you will be able to explore the city more easily.

Located 9 kilometers north of the city, the airport welcomes close to 2 million passengers each year. There are taxis, buses, hotel services, limousine among the options in Accra to reach the city center from the airport. You can easily get to Accra city center or other nearby areas by renting a car from airport.

Taxi

You can use the taxi to get to Accra city center from Kotoka International Airport. The fare for the first kilometer of the taxis, waiting for passengers at the airport for almost all day time, is $ 1.55. Then you need to pay $ 0.55 per kilometer. You can also make reservations online via the internet.

Most of the taxis in the city do not have a taximeter. For this reason, you should absolutely agree with the driver about the price before taking the taxi. If you are a crowded group, taxi drivers can ask you to pay more. Depending on the traffic and the route, the journey from the airport to the city center takes about 25-50 minutes by taxi.

Bus

There are no bus lines serving from the airport to the city center in Accra. However, once you reach the city center from the airport, you can take the buses to other parts of the city or other nearby cities.

Airport Shuttles

You can also reach the center of the city from Accra Airport by the airport shuttles provided by the hotels in the city. Almost every hotel has shuttle service to the airport. However, before you use these services, you should also remember that you must negotiate the price with your hotel and make sure to have a reservation.

If you are a bit late for this, you can use the shuttles on the way back and easily reach the airport. The most important advantage of airport shuttles compared to the taxi is that you usually do not need to pay any additional fees once you agree about the price.

Car Rental

At Accra Airport you can rent a car from the offices that meet the passengers at Terminal 2 and drive to the center of the city with a private vehicle. International companies such as AVIS, Budget and Hertz are among the rental companies waiting for you here. Car rental is one of the best options in Accra not just in the city center, but also for traveling around and nearby.

Moreover, rental prices are not very high. Car rentals are among the best choices, especially for families who come to town. You can deliver the vehicles you rented from the airport to the branches of the rental offices in the city center, or you can deliver the vehicle to the offices in the airport again on your way back.

Private Vehicle

You can also come to the airport by your own car. You can leave your car in Kotoka International Airport carpark for a while. Parking at the airport is $ 1.20 for the first hour. You only have to pay $ 0.20 for each subsequent hour.

Limousine

If you want to make both a luxury and a more comfortable trip to the city center, you can also rent a limousine in the city. Limousines, which are usually preferred by diplomats coming from different cities, are of course slightly more expensive than other vehicles. However, if you consider paying much for a comfortable trip, you can also rent limousines.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2017

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Accra flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Accra is 4239 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 10 minutes.

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

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

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