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4938 Km
6 hour 10 min
Cairo Intl. Airport

Cheapest Nouakchott Cairo Flight Tickets

14 Jun 2024
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Transportation to Nouakchott Airport from the City Center

Nouakchott International Airport is very close to the city center; only 4 kilometers and 10 minutes away. There is no public transport from the city center to the airport. But by taxi or renting a car, you can reach the city center very easily and quickly.


You can easily find a taxi in the city center. If you ask your hotel, they can arrange one for you. Since there is no taximeter in the cars, you have to bargain and negotiate the fare in advance. It takes only 10 minutes to get to the airport by taxi.

Car Rental

Renting cars is a common method of transportation for foreigners in Nouakchott. There are offices in the city center where you can rent a car. It is recommended that you deal with an international company. You can also make reservations in advance via the internet. If you ask your hotel, they can help you with this. With the car you rent, you can reach the airport in just 10 minutes from the city center.

The route you need to follow is quite easy. Take the N3 road to the west of the city center and connect to the N1 motorway after about half a kilometer. Only after 3.5 kilometers, you can see the airport on your right

Airport Information

Nouakchott International Airport is the only airport in Mauritania. On the other hand, it is a very small airport and serves only with basic units. It is important to remember that at the airport, where no extra service is provided, very strict searches are made.

Almost all of Mauritania’s population is Muslim, and as in other Muslim countries there is the practice of reading verses from the Qur'an on the plane before the flight at the Nouakchott International Airport.

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2017

Transportation to Cairo City Center from Airport

One of the most important cities in history, tourism and culture, Egypt's capital city, Cairo, is hosting millions of visitors each year. Access to the city center for visitors using the Cairo International Airport, the only airport in the city, is not so easy, unlike other world capitals that host visitors.

It is possible to get to the city center from the airport at Heliopolis, which is 30 kilometers far from the center of the city, only with private shuttles, rental cars and taxis. There are also municipal buses that provide access to metro lines.

Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus

Cairo is a city shaped by the Nile River, forming various peninsulas and islands. So there are a few centers of the city. The most important of the centers are the Giza district in the east of Nile, hosting the pyramids, Wasat Al Balad, and the island named Zamalek. All of these areas are 25 to 30 kilometers from the airport. The most commonly used vehicle on this route is the shuttle.

You can arrange a private shuttle for you by phoning 19970 at the airport or phoning the same number or online in advance. You can reach to Wasat Al Balad and Zamalek at the best prices with the vehicles of maximum of 7 people + 7 luggage or 10 people + 0 luggage capacity. For Giza, you need to pay a little more.

City Buses

You can go to Ramses metro station by city bus number 111 which departs from Terminal 1 of Cairo International Airport and you can reach the city center and major centers from here by metro. However, city buses take half an hour to one and a half hours to get to the city due to traffic conditions and excessive number of bus stops.

You can also go to the Heliopolis and Nasr areas by bus and get to the newly completed metro stations from here. Green Line, one of the three metro lines in the city, is expected to reach the airport next year.

Private Service

In Cairo International Airport you also have the chance of a luxury transfer. You can choose from London-style taxis, limousines, and luxury buses for transportation. You do not have a bargaining option with these services, which are more expensive. The vehicles that you will travel with prices determined according to each region are the type of transportation that is most popular with businessmen and rich people coming to Cairo.

Car Rental

The airport hosts car rental offices of companies such as Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europecar. These companies also have offices in different regions of the city. You can get to the city center by using the Oroba road with the car you can rent from here.  The entrance to the airport with the cars costs 5 Egyptian Pounds. The airport also has a parking space with the capacity of 3,612 private vehicles.

Last Updated: 09 May 2017

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Which airports can I use for Nouakchott-Cairo flights?

For Nouakchott-Cairo flights, you can use Nouakchott Oumtounsy Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Cairo Intl. Airport, Capital Intl. Airport, Sphinx Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Nouakchott-Cairo and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Nouakchott-Cairo is 4938 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Nouakchott-Cairo flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Nouakchott-Cairo flights is Wednesday.

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