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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
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2545 Km
3 hour 10 min
Houari Boumediene Airport

Cheapest Alexandria Algiers Flight Tickets

30 May 2024
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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 Algiers City Center from Airport

Algiers, which is the capital city of Algeria located in the northwestern part of Africa and bears the same name as the country, welcomes its visitors in an epic atmosphere with blue-painted white houses. After centuries of living under the sovereignty of the Ottoman Empire, the city had become a dependency of the French. Although Algeria is among the independent countries today, the influence of French culture has remained active in the country.

French is as widely used as Arabic, which is the mother tongue of the country. The north part of the city is on the Mediterranean coast where you can reach Spain by sea. Another reason why the city looks like a European city rather than an African city is this route.

The European population in Algiers is very high. It is possible to reach anywhere in Algiers by bus. There are many bus lines that allow you to travel in the city center as well as you can reach even farther places. The one-way bus ticket is 20 dinars and you can pay the ticket price on the bus. You can also take advantage of the metro system as another way of public transportation. There is a one-line metro running between the busiest destinations in the heart of the city and the metro ticket costs 50 dinars. If you are going to stay in the city for a while and if you need to travel frequently by metro, you can buy a 10-trip ticket. The price of these tickets is 400 dinars. You can get your tickets from the machines at the stations.

Another public transport alternative in Algiers is the tram. The tramway line with 30 stations is mostly used for transportation to the farther areas that are around the city center. One way tram ticket costs 40 dinars. Tickets for 10 trips cost 320 dinars. You can also buy 5-day tickets for your tramway journeys. You can board the tramway as much as you want for 5 days thanks to these tickets, which cost 320 dinars. You can buy tramway tickets from the machines at the stations. The tramway services start at 5:30 in the morning and continue until 11 pm.

It is possible to reach everywhere in the city by choosing from these three public transport options in Algiers. The bus stops and metro/tramway stations are located very close to each other. So you can also benefit from the transfer option easily. However, public transportation is not recommended for security reasons. You can also get a taxi easily in the city center but you are recommended to take a taxi from certain taxi stands. The initial taxi fare is 25 dinars and you are charged 25 dinars per kilometer. All taxis have taximeters. However, some taxi drivers don't activate the taximeter during the ride. For this reason, it would be for your benefit to bargain with the driver about your destination and taxi fare. You can negotiate on the taxi fare offered to you.

Algeria is a country that produces and exports natural gas and oil. Therefore, gasoline prices are very affordable. If you don't prefer public transportation, you can travel the city freely by renting a car. You can find the offices of car rental companies in many places of the city. You should remember that you need to have an international driver's license to rent a car.

It is possible to arrive in Spain from Algeria by ship. You can make an unforgettable journey from Africa to Europe by crossing the Strait of Gibraltar. However, the ship of "Alicante - Oran" on which you are going to travel may not be as luxurious and comfortable as you expect on this intercontinental journey. The services such as restaurants, café, and market are not available on these ships.

Bus and metro lines are available as public transportation options for transportation to the city center from Houari Boumediene International Airport. If you don't prefer public transportation, you can take a taxi or rent a car.

Taxi

Taxis are available right in front of the airport terminal exit. You can get to the city center in about 50 minutes by taxi. Taxi fare costs about 600 dinars. However, you should remember that most of the taxi drivers don't activate the taximeter during the ride. You should tell the driver about your destination and get information about the fare you need to pay in advance. You can bargain about the taxi fare.

Bus

If you prefer public transportation, you can take the bus to reach the city center. The buses leave every half an hour and the journey takes about 1 hour. The ticket price is 20 dinars.

Metro

It is also possible to arrive at the city center from the airport in a short time by taking advantage of the only metro line in the city. The one-way metro ticket costs 50 dinars per passenger.

Rent a car

You can find the offices of various car rental companies at the airport. You can contact one of these car rental offices and rent an affordable car. Car rental is a practical transportation option since oil prices are quite affordable throughout the country.

Last Updated: 09 May 2017

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Algiers flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Algiers is 2544 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 10 minutes.

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

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

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