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5128 Km
6 hour 20 min
Banjul 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.


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 Banjul City Center from Airport

From Banjul International Airport, which serves in the capital city of Gambia, Banjul, you can take a taxi, which are always available out in front of the terminal, or one of the other alternatives such as a shuttle, bus and rental car. Transportation costs in the city are generally not very high and taximeters are not available in taxis. You can find out the average fare you will pay for taxi or shuttle services by meeting with the drivers in advance, and you can choose one of the VIP vehicles if you wish.


At Banjul International Airport it is possible to find a taxi at suitable times for all flights. By using the green and yellow taxis at the airport you can have a comfortable journey to the city center of Banjul. There are usually no taximeters in Banjul taxis, but you can learn the pre-determined fares for certain distances from the taxi drivers in advance and then travel to the center by taxi. The cost of a taxi from the airport to the center in Banjul varies between 200-300 Gambian Dalasi. If you pay in a foreign currency you should also remember that the taxi fare may increase at Banjul Airport. If you need to travel from the airport to places such as Kotu, Koloi or Bakau, you can take advantage of taxis by paying 400-500 Gambian Dalasi.

Airport Shuttle

Those staying in Banjul and nearby hotels can book shuttles in advance and complete their journey to the center of Banjul with these comfortable vehicles departing from Banjul International Airport. By contacting the hotel you are staying at, you can make a reservation for the shuttles departing from the terminal of Banjul International Airport and you can get on the service and travel to the center without the need for a taxi or other alternative vehicles at the exit of the terminal. It is also possible to make reservations for airport shuttles in Banjul online.

Rental Car

If you prefer to rent a car from the airport in the capital of Gambia to the center, in advance you can call the Hertz office on +220/9903919. If you decide to rent a car after you have landed at the airport, you can get help from the car rental offices located at Banjul International Airport.

VIP Services

It is also possible to find more comfortable and exclusive vehicle options such as VIP services at Banjul International Airport. From here you can rent both minibus type luxury vehicles and limousines. The vehicles that you can use by booking in advance provide a safe, fast and relaxing journey to the center of Banjul. You can reserve a VIP shuttle vehicle before landing at the airport by researching on the internet in advance and when you reach the terminal of Banjul International Airport, you can find your car ready.

Private Vehicle

Banjul International Airport has a car park for 200 vehicles and a sufficient number of waiting areas for passengers traveling by private vehicles. You can travel to Banjul city center without difficulty by driving your car, but visitors who are unfamiliar with the city are recommended to travel with their relatives.

Last Updated: 02 Nov 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Banjul flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Banjul is 5127 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour 20 minutes.

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

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

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