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Antwerp International 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 Antwerp City Center from Airport

Antwerp, one of Belgium's most important cities, is home to Europe's second largest port. Thanks to the Schelde River flowing through the city of Antwerp, even big ships can travel into the city. No bridge has ever been built on the river so far as not to obstruct the voyage of ships in order not to lose this geographical distinction which is extremely important for trade. Antwerp is also famous for its diamonds and is considered as the heart of diamond trading.

Trains, trams and buses are the means of public transportation used in Antwerp. The public transportation system in the city is very developed and it is possible to reach almost every point of the city with these means. The stations and stops of public transport are usually close to each other; so it is very easy to transfer. You can purchase your ticket at stations and stops, as well as at supermarkets and buffets.

One way non-reduced ticket price is 3 Euros, while daily tickets cost 5 Euros. If you plan to stay in the city for a long time and use public transport throughout your trip, you can get a 3-day ticket for 10 Euros, a 5-day ticket for 15 Euros and a 10-day ticket for 14 Euros. With these tickets you can get unlimited access to all public transport for the specified period. If you like to walk to the city center of the not so big city of Antwerp, you can go for long walks comfortably. On the other hand, the use of bicycles is also very common in the city, as most of the local people use them as their main means of transport. Both flat terrain and bicycle paths make cycling pleasant and you can explore this little city on wheels. Thanks to the many bicycle parking lots on the roadside, you can stop by without fear. There are bicycle rental stations of Velo Company at many different points in the city. You can rent bicycles in a practical way by using your credit card at the machines located at these stations and then you can finalize your rental period by parking the bike at a desired station. Moreover, bicycle rentals are very economical with prices starting from just 50 cents. Daily bike rental costs 3.80 Euros, while weekly rental costs 9 Euros. Taxis are also frequently used in the city.

Since the distance to be traveled in this small city is usually short, taxi fares are not very costly. Taxis are also preferred because they are more comfortable than means of public transport. Antwerp really has a very spectacular train station. From here you can get to different cities in Belgium as well as to other European cities with trains. You can get to Brussels from Antwerp by train in only 45 minutes at a cost of 10 Euros. It takes about 1.5 hours to Brugge and 75 minutes to Amsterdam. At the train station there are explanatory displays showing travel times and routes, and an English language option is also available. You can get your ticket from the vending machines or from the booths. There is also free Wi-Fi service at the train station.

Antwerp is only 40 kilometers from Brussels, the capital city of Belgium. You can make a pleasant trip to Brussels in a short time by renting a car. Brugge is 107 kilometers and Amsterdam is 157 kilometers from Antwerp. You must remember that you must have an international driver's license to be able to rent a car. Antwerp also has an airport serving international flights. But because the two cities are so close to each other, you can also choose to travel to Brussels International Airport. In addition to direct buses from the airport, it is also possible to take a train from Brussels city center. From Antwerp International Airport you can reach the city center by bus, tram or train. You can also rent a car at the airport. A more practical alternative is the taxis. Some hotels offer airport shuttle service for their guests.

Bus

It is possible to reach the city center by buses number 51, 52 and 53 from the bus stop at the terminal exit of the airport and the train station within 10 minutes by bus number 21 or 32. You can get your ticket inside the terminal. The one way fare is 3 Euros but if you are considering using public transport throughout your trip, you can choose one of daily, 3-day or weekly ticket options.

Train

You can easily get to the city center by taking a train from Antwerpen-Berchem Station, which is very close to the airport. It is also possible to reach other European cities by transferring from here.

Tram

You can reach the Antwerpen-Berchem Station by buses 51, 52 or 53 from the bus stops at the airport exit. You can get to the city center in just 5 minutes if you take the tram line 9 or 11 which depart frequently from here.

Taxi

You can see the taxis waiting right in front of the airport terminal exit. Taxi transfer to the city center costs about 15 Euros. The journey lasts about 20 minutes.

Car Rental

At the airport you can see the car rental offices of Hertz and Sixt companies. You can make your rental car transactions online before your flight. So when you arrive at Antwerp International Airport, your car will be ready for you. You can follow the N184 motorway to reach the city center in about 20 minutes after driving for 6 kilometers. You must remember that you must have an international driver's license to rent a car. If your driver's license is not suitable, it is also possible to rent a car with driver.

Hotel Shuttles

Although there are sufficient alternatives to reach the city center from the airport, some accommodation centers offer airport shuttle service for guests who are looking for their comfort. You will need to make a reservation with your hotel beforehand and share some information, such as how many people you will be with or when you will arrive at the airport. You should remember that hotel shuttles are usually a little more expensive than taxis.

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2017

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Antwerp flights?

For Alexandria-Antwerp flights, you can use Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport as departure airport, and Antwerp International Airport, Antwerpen-Berchem Railway Station for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Antwerp is 3053 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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