Search Flights from Alexandria to Antananarivo

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5882 Km
7 hour 20 min
Ivato 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 Antananarivo City Center from Airport

Buses from Ivato Airport to Antananarivo are the only means of public transportation available. There are also additional taxi, shuttle and car rental alternatives. You can rent a car or take a taxi for a more comfortable transportation. It takes a maximum of 40 minutes to reach the city from the airport.

Bus

If you want to use public transport to go directly from Ivato Airport to Antananarivo, you should go to the bus stops at the exit of the terminal. The city buses operated by the ADEMA Company provide the most reliable transportation between the airport and Antananarivo city center. Busses, which are usually scheduled according to the flight times, have frequent intervals throughout the day. It takes about 30-35 minutes to get to the city from Antananarivo airport by bus. You do not require any pre-booking while purchasing your ticket. The buses stop at many known hotels. You must pay 10,000 Madagascar Ariary for the bus ticket according to the prices of 2016.

Taxi

The most practical and quick way to get to Antananarivo city center from Ivato Airport is to use taxis. You can easily see the taxi stops when you leave the terminal. From the airport you can reach Antananarivo city center in 20 minutes by taxi. The fare you will be charged for this journey is 4-6 Euros ($ 2) on average. If you will be travelling at night, you would be prepared to pay a little more.

Car Rental

It is a good idea to do a preliminary research about the domestic and foreign car rental companies at the airport terminal to go to Antananarivo city center from Ivato Airport by your own vehicle. By reserving in advance, you can rent a car at more reasonable prices. It is possible to reach the city center of Antananarivo in about 20 minutes by a car that you rent with your international driving license. Some of the car rental companies at the Ivato Airport terminal are Hertz (+2610202266068), Avis (+261202261027), Sixt (+261202229749), Europcar (+261202333647), and Budget (+261340581113).

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Antananarivo flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Antananarivo is 5882 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 7 hour 20 minutes.

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

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

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