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Approximate Travel Distance
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2213 Km
2 hour 40 min
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Bastia Airport from the City Center

The distance between the city center and Bastia Airport, which connects Bastia to many cities in the country and world, is 22 kilometers. Bastia is a city located on Corsica Island of France. You can use the shuttle services departing at regular intervals in order to reach the airport which welcomes a great number of passengers especially in the summer months. If you want a faster and more private vehicle, you can find a taxi at many points of Bastia. In addition to taxis and shuttles, car rental is another option that you can evaluate for this travel. You can also benefit from the private shuttles whenever you want. If you prefer a more comfortable transportation, you can travel by a private car.


Using one of the shuttles departing from the city center and carrying passengers to the airport in a comfortable way is one of the most preferred transportation options for travelling to the airport which is 22 kilometers away from Bastia. One-way ticket price of the shuttles is about 10 Euro per passenger and this is one of the most economic alternatives that you can use for travelling to the airport. In addition to their budget-friendly prices, they offer a fast transportation to the airport.


Travelling to the airport from Bastia city center by taxi costs a little more compared to other alternatives. The cost of this travel is around 40-50 Euro. Since these vehicles offer a comfortable transportation, this cost is ideal. If you are not close to Bastia city center, you can reach the center by taxi and then get on a shuttle in order to reduce your transportation cost. If you want to get information about the average cost of travelling to the airport by taxi, you can call a taxi stand and learn the average fare. If the fare is suitable for your budget, you can choose this option for your transportation to the airport.

Private Car

You can reach Poretta Airport in about 30 minutes by a private car. The distance between the airport and Bastia city center is not too long. You can reach the airport by following the Bastia Airport signs when you drive on the roads N193 and D507.

Car Rental

If you consider renting a car in Bastia, you can make a reservation for a vehicle by visiting one of the companies such as Europcar, Enterprise, AVIS, Hertz and Sixt. You can select a car according to your needs and budget. After renting your car, you can take to the road to the airport. You can reach the airport terminal by driving on the road D507. You can reach the airport in about 30 minutes. If you choose a company having an office at the airport, you can leave the car at the airport and continue your journey. This is one of the comfortable options.

Private Shuttle

Despite of not being a commonly preferred transportation alternative in Bastia, you can benefit from private shuttles for travelling to the airport from the city center. The cost of these shuttles isn’t very high if you are travelling as a crowded group. You can make a reservation for a shuttle by contacting one of the companies before your travel. However, you should know that the cost of these private shuttles is higher compared to shuttles. Your hotel can also help you about this. When you specify the number of passengers travelling to the airport from the city center, your hotel can make a reservation for a private shuttle for you. One of the reasons why passengers choose these private shuttles for travelling to the airport from the city center is that these shuttles offer direct transportation to the airport without transferring in the city center.

Airport Information

At Bastia Airport, which is small airport in general, there are information desks where you can get information about transportation to city center or nearby centers as well as other issues. There are stores where you can find souvenirs, local products, books and magazines. In addition, there are restaurants and cafes where you can spend enjoyable time. Many duty-free shops also offer service for the guests of the airport. There are also car rental desks where you can rent a car or deliver the car you have rented before.

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2018

Transportation to Alexandria City Center from Airport

Borg El Arab Airport

It cannot be said that there are many alternatives to get to Alexandria city center from Borg El Arab International Airport. The means of transportation mostly preferred by passengers is taxi. You can also get to the city center easily with the car you can rent from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. In addition, some hotels offer private shuttle service for their guests.


You can see many taxis waiting in front of Borg El Arab International Airport terminal building. Since the distance is not short, taxi is not an affordable means of transportation for this travel. However, it is possible to agree on a reasonable fare by bargaining. You should specify your destination and agree on the fare before your travel, and make sure to pay the fare after reaching your destination. Getting to the city center by taxi takes about 1 hour under normal traffic conditions.

Hotel Shuttle

Some hotels in Alexandria offer airport shuttle service for their guests. You should get in contact with your hotel in advance whether they provide this service or not. If they do, you should learn the amount you need to pay and make a reservation in advance. This service may be more expensive compared to taxi but it is much safer. Your vehicle will be waiting for you at the airport and you can comfortably get to the city center thanks to this service.

Car Rental

If you want to rent a car and have a comfortable travel, you can agree with one of the car rental companies found at the airport. You shouldn’t forget that you must have an international driver's license. If the car you rented has any damage, you must keep a written record during renting.

You should also be careful about the traffic density in Alexandria and the drivers who don’t pay much attention to the traffic rules. After leaving the airport, turn left to North Coast Road, connect to Mehwar Al-Ta’ameir that you will see on the right and drive straight until you reach the city center. This travel lasts about 50 minutes.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

El Nouzha Airport

El Nouzha Airport is only seven kilometers away from Alexandria city center. It is thus very easy to reach the city center from the airport. You can also get information about transfer services by calling your hotel in advance. You can also get to Alexandria from El Nouzha Airport by taxi.


You can use taxis to reach Alexandria city center, which is seven kilometers from El Nouzha Airport, which is closed since 2010, but still active, quickly and practically. The fare required for this taxi journey is approximately 26-32 Egyptian pounds.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Bastia-Alexandria flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Bastia-Alexandria is 2213 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 40 minutes.

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

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

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