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3333 Km
4 hour 10 min
Tangier Ibn Battuta 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 Tangier City Center from Airport

lbn Batouta Airport is 11 km from Tangier city center and due to the lack of public transportation from lbn Batouta Airport to the city, you can choose from taxis, transfer services or car rental companies. While taxi transportation is more practical and economical, car rental may be more to your advantage depending on the number of days you are planning to stay in the city. It will take you a maximum of 15 minutes to reach Tangier city center from Ibn Batouta Airport.


Taking a taxi is the most practical way to get to Tangier city center from Ibn Batouta Airport and taxis also provide a budget friendly transportation service. As soon as you leave the airport terminal, you will come across taxi ranks. Before you get in one of these taxis from the taxi ranks, we recommend you tell them where you are wanting to go and make a deal with them first. Although they may not accept barganing, the maximum they will charge is 100 dirhams to travel to Tangier city center. However, taxis from 22:30 in the evening until 05:30 in the morning can increase the fare up to 150 Moroccan Dirhams. The fare to pay to travel to Port Med by taxi is 300 dirhams and 120 dirhams to travel to the train station. The taxi journey between Ibn Batouta Airport and Tangier city center takes on average 10 minutes.

Rent A Car

Since there is no public transportation such as buses that can take you directly to Tangier from the airport, renting a car can be more economical. Before arriving at the airport if you make a pre-reservation and then you will be able to rent your car in minutes with your international status license. Some of the car rental companies serving in the airport terminal are; Loca Som, Starc Hertz, Marloc (Europcar), Scal Avis, Dbilij Car, Air Car, France Car and Location Auto.

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Alexandria-Tangier flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Alexandria-Tangier is 3332 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 4 hour 10 minutes.

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

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

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