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13 hour 50 min
El Dorado 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 Bogota City Center from Airport

Bogota Airport in Colombia's capital city Bogota is also known as El Dorado International Airport. Bogota Airport, one of South America's largest airports, is located about 15 kilometers west of the city and welcomes its passengers with both domestic and international flights.

Buses and taxis are the most frequently used transportation alternatives from El Dorado International Airport to Bogota city center. Cars that you can rent from car rental offices at the airport and private shuttles can be listed as easy and generally economical option for travelling from the airport.

Taxi

Taxis are the fastest and most reliable means to travel from Bogota Airport to the center of Bogota city. At the same time, the fares for taxis considered as an economic vehicle to get to the center are determined before leaving the airport. When you get to the taxi-calling center at the airport terminal, you will receive a document showing how much you will need to pay for the trip, and you will not have to pay more than this amount at the end of the journey. Taxis from El Dorado Airport to Bogota city center cost $15 on average.

Bus

If you want to take public transport to get to the center of Bogota city from Bogota Airport, you can take the buses from the front of the terminal directly to the city center. Bus tickets are around 6-7 dollars for each passenger when traveling on this route in Bogota.

If this will be your first visit to the city, it is recommended that you take a taxi instead of a bus because of the possibility of getting off at a wrong stop and for security reasons. Especially if your plane landed late at night, taxis become a much more preferred means for travelers in this sense.

While buses are convenient and economical means of public transportation for those who have visited the city many times before, it may be a far more accurate choice to take a taxi for those coming to Bogota for the first or second time. The journey to the center of Bogota by bus can take 30-40 minutes.

Shuttles

Shuttles are usually used for transportation between terminals at Bogota Airport. While both domestic and international flights are organized from the main terminal building of the airport, flights of Avianca Airlines, Colombia's national airline company, take place from the Puente Aerea terminal. The average duration of the journey between the terminals is 15 minutes with shuttles. If you are in a hurry to catch your plane, you can also choose to take a taxi for transport between two terminals.

Car Rental

One of the most popular transportation alternatives for local and foreign tourists travelling in Colombia's capital city, Bogota, and its surroundings is car rental. Renting a car at the airport is very easy thanks to offices of numerous companies such as Bogota Rent A Car, AVIS, V & V, Dollar, Hertz and Budget. You can make reservations before your flight by contacting one of these companies, and you can find your car in front of the terminal when you are in the city.

You can call +57 321 4277730 to rent a car from Budget, +57 1 7495432 if you prefer Bogota Rent A Car. You can contact AVIS at the airport's rental office at +57 1 7456613. If you have booked your car in advance online or by telephone, you will not face any possible surprises and get on your way in a very short time after picking up your car at the airport.   

Transfer Vehicles

One of the most recommended options for foreign visitors, especially on the journey between Bogota and the city center, is the transfer vehicles, for security reasons. You can take advantage of these vehicles that will transport your passengers from airport to your hotel or home safely in 20 to 30 minutes by arranging one when you arrive at the airport or book online before your flight.

If you want to use the transfer vehicles to come to the airport, you can also evaluate advantageous round trip opportunities. You need to pay an average of 20-40 dollars to get to the city center from Bogota Airport by these vehicles of transfer. This amount can vary according to the number of passengers and the distance of the destination.

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2017

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Bogota flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Bogota is 11060 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 13 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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