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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
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2791 Km
3 hour 30 min
Shahid Hasheminejad 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 Mashhad City Center from Airport

In Mashhad there is a common ticketing system for all public transport such as city trains and buses. In this ticket system you need to buy one way ticket "Man Card" or double way ticket if you want to benefit from public transport in Mashhad which offers visitors and local people two different options. Man Card tickets are valid only on city buses and suburban trains. If you buy Man Card, you can go to the spot that you want in the city at a reasonable price.

The city's two main transportation means, Mashhad buses and suburban trains, have separate websites and these sites have an English language option. Therefore, it is possible that you will be able to access the most up-to-date information about these means of transportation in a short time to facilitate your access. You can choose to take bus, taxi, and car rental or city train options to reach the city from Mashhad Airport, which is only 5.1 kilometers away from Mashhad city center.

Train

In Mashhad, where the main railway station is located at Hejrat Square, there are suburban trains that serve the city as well as train services that go outside the city.

From Mashhad Airport you can get into the city in a very short time thanks to these trains. The most popular and economical means of transport within the city of Mashhad are suburban and express trains. The length of the Line 1 train line is 235 kilometers in total.

The Line 1 suburban line provides transportation between Nakhrisi, the eastern region of Mashhad, and Vakilabad, the western part of the city, and the journey lasts for a total of 30 minutes. Almost half of the stops on the route are underground, while the rest is on the ground.

Mashhad Airport is also on the Line 1 train line. The Line 1 line, which has 24 stations in total, serves between 6 am and 10 pm working hours with a daily capacity of 170 thousand passengers.

Mashhad is the only city in Iran with a suburban train / metro connection between the airport and the city center. The Mashhad trains, which will provide direct access to many more points with the completion of the Line 2 and Line 3 lines, are among the first preferences of tourists.

Bus

There are quite a number of city buses operating day and night in Mashhad, and all these buses provide transportation service to almost every point of the city. Each bus stop has a clear map of the city's road route, hang on the stop. With this map, it is very practical to go to the place you want by riding the correct bus.

If you buy "Man Card" which means "my card" in Turkish, you can benefit from both Mashhad buses and trains at any time. In the city, you must absolutely validate your card when get on or off  the bus.

It is quite simple to buy tickets because there are ticket vending machines at most of the stops, as well as at stations and terminals. Since the buses are extremely luxurious and modern, the name of the next stop is read aloud before coming to it, and it is also a great convenience to know where you are going clearly.

Taxi

You can come across a number of private taxi companies waiting at the exit of the Mashhad airport terminal, as well as taxi companies operating under the airport management. Since the price tags of the ones operating under the airport management, you have the possibility to travel at more convenient prices. The taxi to the city center of Mashhad from the airport costs about 8-10 TL.

Car Rental

There are many car rental companies’ offices in Mashhad airport terminal. It is also possible for you to easily reach both the Mashhad and the nearby cities by renting your car in advance with a reservation or at the airport.

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2017

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Mashhad flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Mashhad is 2790 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 30 minutes.

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

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

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