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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 Aktau City Center from Airport

The transportation system in Aktau, the second largest and modern city in Kazakhstan, is highly developed and practical. The main transportation means in the city are buses, matryoshka and taxis. Apart from this, other cities in Kazakhstan and neighboring countries of Kazakhstan are directly connected to Aktau by sea. Aktau Port is one of the leading ports in the region and most famous ports in terms of commerce and transportation.

Addresses in Aktau are generally expressed as 14-42-30. While 14 is the number of the province/region, 42 is the building number and 30 is the apartment number. As the streets in the city are not named, they can create some problems for tourists in terms of transportation. There are many train services from the Mangestau train station, 12 kilometers outside of the city.

It takes about 2 days to travel with the trains that provide transportation service between Astana, another important city of Kazakhstan, and Aktau. The train journey between Almaty and Aktau takes 3 days and the train journey between Atyrau and Aktau takes 1 day. The main means of public transportation you can use to get to the city center from Aktau Airport are buses and minibuses (matryoshka). Apart from that, you can also go to the city center at very reasonable prices thanks to the private transfer services affiliated with the airport or other transportation companies.

It is possible to make your transportation in the city in the most practical way by paying a little more where car rental and taxi services are also highly developed.

Bus

With the Aktau local buses waiting right outside the airport terminal, you can reach the city center or other points of the city at reasonable prices. Bus tickets cost 25 Tenges. By taking these buses that take you from the airport to one of the city's central points, you reach the city in 40-45 minutes.

Matryoshka

The size and appearance of the matryoshka are like minibuses. These much smaller than the normal local buses but they provide access to more points in the city. The fact that the matryoshka and bus routes in the city are connected with each other makes it possible to reach any point of the city in a very short time. Some of the matryoshka you can see in Aktau city center go to the airport. The departure points and destinations of most of these are written on the vehicles.

Taxi

If you want to get to the city center from Aktau Airport by taxi, you need to pay approximately 1600 Tenge. You are likely to see many taxi stands ready at the exit of Aktau Airport's arrival terminal. You can choose the vehicle you want to travel with and tell where you want to go or show it on the map to the driver.

You must bargain with the taxi drivers because the fares that Aktau taxi drivers demand are usually open to it. It is possible to get this journey of 23 kilometers in 30-35 minutes on average with a taxi.

It is possible to have more detailed information from the most popular taxi company (+777 753 33 55) among the ones waiting at the airport's exit which is also offering the most affordable options.

Car Rental

If you have already looked through many car rental companies in Aktau Airport in advance and made your choice, you can rent a car at much more affordable prices. So as long as you benefit from car rental services, where the pre-booking system is much more economical, you can pick your cat at the airport in a short time after a few small transactions. It takes approximately 25-30 minutes to drive from the airport to the city center of Aktau. Renting a car in the city where traffic is not too crowded is one of the best options.

Last Updated: 26 Oct 2017

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Aktau flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Aktau is 2319 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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