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3 hour 10 min
Atyrau 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.


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.


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 Atyrau City Center from Airport

There are direct and connected flights from Atyrau International Airport, located 8 kilometers from the city center, to cities such as Almaty, Amsterdam, Aktau, Istanbul and Moscow. In case you need to travel from the airport, serving to its passengers with a smaller terminal, to Atyrau center, you can use the taxis standing just outside the exit of the terminal, rent a car from the terminal or agencies close to the airport, make benefit from the comfort of the private shuttles if you are travelling with a group, or prefer a more affordable journey by taking a bus to the city center.


Taking a taxi among the taxis waiting in front of the Atyrau International Airport terminal to get to the city center from the airport is one of the easiest and most comfortable options on this route. Moreover, the taxi fares at the airport are not too high compared to the city and the whole country. If you want, you can agree with other passengers at the airport willing to go to the center and share the taxi fare, thus have a more affordable journey by reducing the amount you will pay in total. However, the close proximity of the Atyrau International Airport to the center allows you to use these vehicles without paying a high fare even if you are travelling alone.

Car Rental

You can also opt for getting to the center of Atyrau by renting an affordable car from the airport or the city center. Renting a car might also be useful for travelling to other close by destinations than the city center. You can consult to the information desks which you can find by following the signs at the airport after landing and get information about the car rental options at or around Atyrau International Airport.

Private Shuttle

You can also choose getting to the city center from Atyrau International Airport by taking a private shuttle. You can get information about how to book a private shuttle from the information desks at the airport, or request your shuttle to pick you up from airport terminal by booking online or getting in contact with your hotel in advance. Private shuttle vehicles might be useful for one passenger, as well as families of 4 or 5 or larger groups. You can get information about the passenger capacity and fares of the shuttles in advance and book a shuttle serving in Atyrau. Private shuttles take you to the door of your desired destination, and thus provide the visitors of the city a comfortable and joyful journey.


It is possible to get to Atyrau city center with the buses operating in line with the schedules of the flights from the airport. Bus schedules on the other hand might change according to the season. After landing to the airport, you might get information about the schedule of the buses departing from the stops outside the airport terminal and other means of transportation used to get to the city center.

Last Updated: 04 Aug 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Atyrau flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Atyrau is 2576 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 10 minutes.

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

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

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