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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 Benin City City Center from Airport

Transportation to Benin City center from the airport

Traveling to the city center from Benin City Airport is very easy. You can reach the city center, which is located 6 kilometers away, without any difficulty in a very short time. Some of the vehicles that you can use during this travel in the city are taxis and private shuttles. The prices of the vehicles that carry their passengers quickly to the city center, which is not very far away, are generally considered cost-effective.

Taxi

You can easily find the Benin City taxis, which you can easily realize with their red or yellow colors, after leaving the airport terminal. With Benin City's comfortable taxis, you can reach any part of the city in a short time and enjoy your travel without having any trouble. If you want to travel to a different region around the city or outside the city, you can first contact the taxi driver and learn how much you will pay on average to reach your destination by taxi.  Once you arrive at your destination, simply say "stop" or "drop me here" in English to the driver.  Night tariffs of the taxis in the city are not much different from the normal tariffs, but some roads can be quite dangerous at nights. For this reason, you should make sure that the taxi that you will get on is a licensed one or you can prefer one of the airport taxis.

Shuttle

For your transportation from the airport to the center of Benin City, you can also use one of the shuttles that are more affordable compared to the taxis. These shuttles carry passengers to certain points in the city center, and after reaching these points, you need to take a different bus or taxi from here. Although it is more economical to travel by shuttle, if you have heavy luggage that you need to carry to your hotel or accommodation center, it may be more appropriate to prefer one of the taxis. As an alternative, after reaching the center of the city by shuttle, you can take a taxi that you can easily find here and take the road to your destination. Shuttles usually carry their passengers for a fixed free. However, you can learn how much to pay before making your preference among the transportation alternatives.

Hotel Shuttle

If you are planning to stay in one of the big hotels in the city, you can contact your hotel, get information about shuttle service and travel to your hotel in Benin City by using a shuttle in a comfortable way. If your hotel provides this service for free, you can reach the center without paying any amount for a taxi or private shuttle. Hotel shuttles pick their passengers up from the terminal exit at the landing time of the planes and transport them to the facilities located in the center in a short time.   

Car Rental

It cannot be said that Benin City offers many options to its visitors about car rental options. However, before coming to the city, you can search for the local rental companies that provide car rental service in Benin City and contact them to rent a car.

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Benin City flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Benin City is 3745 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 4 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Alexandria-Benin City flights?

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

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