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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
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1383 Km
1 hour 40 min
Baghdad 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.


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 Baghdad City Center from Airport

Baghdad does not have a developed public transportation network and vehicles, so transportation from one point to another is usually provided by taxi or private vehicles. There are also armored passenger buses that provide transportation services in the city, where taxis and private vehicles are recommended, especially for safety reasons.

It is more convenient and safer to use a taxi or car rental services instead of using buses and similar public transportation vehicles while traveling to the city from Baghdad Airport, which is 16 kilometers away from the Baghdad city centre.


The safest and the most comfortable way for transportation in Baghdad is to use taxis. In the city, where shared taxis are also quite common, traveling to city centre from the airport by taxi is the most economical option. As the prices are usually determined by mileage, it is a good idea to bargain with the taxi driver.

Baghdad Airport is 16 kilometers away from the city centre, and a journey by taxi takes about 20-25 minutes. It is also possible to use the private taxis, which can be found at the exit of the terminal building, or the taxis operated by the airport. If you want to reach the city centre by taxi from Baghdad Airport, you need to pay around 37.000 Iraqi Dinars. You can make a pre-reservation before coming to the Baghdad Airport by calling the company PNK Taxi (+964-750-633-7700).


Buses are also a popular public transportation vehicle like taxis, and they provide transportation service to many locations in Baghdad. There are airport transfer coaches that go directly to the city centre from Baghdad Airport. Compared to taxis, using these buses are much more affordable. It is quite easy to get bus tickets from the airport terminal building. There are also express buses which has regular runs between the airport and Baghdad city centre.

Rent a Car

You can choose one of the world’s leading rent a car companies such as Hertz, Europcar or Avis at the airport terminal and by making a pre-reservation, you can rent a car at more affordable prices.

As the roads in Baghdad are quite well-maintained and convenient, tourists usually turn to rent a car companies. After carrying out the procedures at the Baghdad Airport terminal, you can drive to the city centre in 20-25 minutes in your rented car.

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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When you search for Alexandria-Baghdad flights, Wingie directly gathers and compares instant data from all airlines. You can see all Alexandria-Baghdad flights together for the date you are looking for and choose the most suitable flight.

Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Baghdad flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Baghdad is 1382 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 40 minutes.

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

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

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