Search Flights from Alexandria to Astrakhan

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2290 Km
2 hour 50 min
Narimanovo - Boris M. Kustodiev 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 Astrakhan City Center from Airport

Astrakhan, the administrative center and capital city of the Astrakhan Oblast in the Russian Federation, is situated in the valley where the Volga River meets the Caspian Sea. The city of Astrakhan consists of a large number of small and big islands, which are connected to each other more than thirty bridges. It is also a complete port city with its physical structure. ıt can also be said that Astrakhan is a big industrial city for the region.

The city is especially famous for its watermelon and a fun festival is held during the harvest time. Fish and fishing are also very important for Astrakhan. The fish festival held in April brings many enthusiasts to this city from around the world. Art and cultural events are an indispensable part the of life in the city.

In addition, the city is also known as a student city thanks to many universities and higher education institutions it has. If you are going to travel to the city in July and August, you can also visit the magnificent Lotus Valley on Volga River. It is very comfortable to walk around the center of this small city, which is formed by more than ten islands connected to each other by bridges. As an alternative, renting a bike is also a highly preferred way of transportation.

If you want to explore the city more comfortably, you can take a guided tour thanks to special sightseeing buses. Although buses are used for public transportation, it is also possible to take advantage of sea transportation in this port city. You can easily get a taxi in the city center. Taximeters are available in the taxis and you are charged based on the distance covered.

If you want to go to Astrakhan from Moscow, there are train services connecting Astrakhan and Moscow between May and September. If you have enough time, you can also get to Moscow via the Volga River in 10 days by ships and experience an unforgettable river journey. It is also possible to make this journey by car you can rent.

If you have rented a car, you can go down to the Volga side and take a trip to Astrakhan's famous watermelon fields and also visit the Watermelon Museum. You can also make this trip by private tourist buses. There is no public transport system from Astrakhan Naromanovo International Airport to the city center. Taxi and car rental are the transportation alternatives you can choose from. If your hotel offers airport transfer service, you can also take advantage of this service as another option.

You can reach the city center from the airport in less than half an hour under normal traffic conditions.

Taxi

There is a taxi stand at the exit of the airport and it is open 24 hours a day during the week. You can reach the city center from the airport easily and comfortably in 25 minutes on average.

Rent a car

You can make your travel special and comfortable both for transportation to the city center and your trip by renting a car from the offices of car rental companies at the airport. Although Astrakhan is a small city which is very convenient to explore by walking or biking, car rental is a very popular alternative for those who want to visit the islands or travel to the watermelon fields. You can reach the city center from the airport in about 25 minutes by renting a car. You just need to drive through P214 road to get to the city center.

Hotel Shuttles

Although all hotels don't offer transfer services, some hotels in Astrakhan provide airport shuttle services for their guests. You can get to the hotel you are going to stay quickly without any problem thanks to these special transfer services that meet you at the airport if you make a reservation in advance.

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2017

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Astrakhan flights?

For Alexandria-Astrakhan flights, you can use Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport as departure airport, and Narimanovo - Boris M. Kustodiev Intl. Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Astrakhan is 2290 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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