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Asmara 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 Asmara City Center from Airport

You can easily reach the center of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, from the airport, which is two kilometers southwest of the city, by taking a taxi, or a bus as a more comfortable option. While the taxis operate at every hour of the day, the buses operate only in certain intervals. Standard services are offered to passengers at Asmara Airport from where you can find regular flights to centers like Dubai, Cairo and Taif.  

Taxi 

You can reach the city center easily independent of the day and hour you are travelling on by taking a taxi from Asmara International Airport. Asmara Airport is only two kilometers away from the city center and the journey which lasts short by taxi is not costly. It would cost around 400 Nakfa to come to the city center from the airport by taxi. You can also include a tip if you wish.

Bus

The buses at Asmara International Airport operate between 6 am and 9 pm. Departing from the terminal, the buses take their passengers to the center of Asmara in a very short time. If you are aiming to a take a bus from Asmara International Airport, it might be useful to have local currency with you. In this way, you can take a bus as soon as you exit the terminal without the need to wait and reach Asmara city center after a short and affordable ride.

Car Rental

Car rental is not a frequently used option at Asmara Airport. Despite this, you can still prefer renting a car and driving to the Asmara city center with your rental car. For this, you can look for the car rental options at the airport before coming to Asmara and book a car at affordable prices.

Hotel Shuttle  

While the hotels in Asmara city center usually do not offer a shuttle service given the proximity of the airport to the city center, you can still contact your hotel in advance to get information about the hotel shuttle options. If your hotel in Asmara city center is offering a shuttle service, you can book in advance and reach the city center after taking your shuttle from the terminal of Asmara International Airport.

Last Updated: 02 Nov 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Asmara flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Asmara is 1987 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 30 minutes.

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

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

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