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Hurghada International Airport

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 Hurghada City Center from Airport

Hurghada, which is an important tourism center in Egypt, is one of the places preferred by many tourists around the world for holiday. Increasing its popularity day by day, the city of Hurghada offers unique natural beauties as well as it plays a unique role for the world tourism economy. The city of Hurghada, which is situated in the most beautiful part of Egypt, is home to the local community, as well as it hosts tourists from different countries.

In addition to being a unique tourist destination, Hurghada is also a city that comes to the forefront with the convenience of urban transportation. Buses, trains, taxis and white minibuses provide easy transportation within the city. White minibuses provide the most convenient transportation in the city. Minibus fee costs 1 LE per person in Egyptian currency. Buses are also among the most commonly preferred means of transportation in the city. Although buses in Egypt generally do not have a quality standard, large tourist city buses are more prominent and attractive in terms of quality.

In this sense, Hurghada city buses are also more comfortable and convenient. Tickets to get on these buses are available at the bus stations. In addition, you can also buy a bus ticket when you board the bus. Go Bus Company stands out as the best bus company in the city and in the Egypt in general.

Train is another alternative for transportation in Hurghada. However, the trains do not pass through the main coastal route of Hurghada. It is also possible to rent a car in the holiday city of Egypt and Hertz, Budget and Europecar serve as the most popular car rental companies providing this service.

Hurghada Airport is the second busiest airport after Cairo International Airport in Egypt. There are numerous flights to Europe from the airport, which is located only 5 kilometers away from the city center on the south-west. It is possible to buy the tickets you will need for bus travel from the ticket booths around the airport.

Rent a car

Renting a car is one of the alternatives you can prefer to reach the city center from Hurghada Airport. You can go to the city center by the car you can rent by choosing from the car rental companies such as Hertz, Budget and Europecar that also serve at the airport.


Taxi stands out as one of the most popular options preferred to reach the city center because taxi services are provided for 24 hours a day. Once your plane lands at the airport, you can easily see the taxi ranks and get to the city center in about 15 minutes by taking a taxi. You can also get to different resorts of Hurghada such as Makadi Bay, Somabay, Safaga, El Gouna, Al Quseir and Al-Mahmya by taking a taxi. If you want to travel directly to the holiday resorts without going to the city center, your journey can take up to 30 minutes.

If you are planning to travel to the city center by taxi, you are advised to bargain with the taxi drivers. The taxi drivers who don't activate taximeter may overcharge you and so your journey may cost more expensive. If you don't want to lose your time, you can take a taxi to reach the city center after bargaining as quickly as possible.


You can also reach the city center from Hurghada Airport by taking a bus. You can see the bus stops stationed right next to the Hurghada passenger terminal. Once the buses are full of passengers, they depart from the bus stops. If you want to travel by bus, you may need to wait a little once the bus reaches full capacity. You can also reach different holiday resorts of Hurghada such as Makadi Bay, Somabay, Safaga, El Gouna, Al Quseir and Al-Mahmya by taking a bus as well. Bus tickets can be bought from the passenger terminals at the airport or you can also buy tickets on the bus. It takes about 20 minutes to reach the city center, but your journey may last a little longer if you want to reach the coastal area.


Minibuses are another public transportation option you can prefer to get to the city center. Minibus services can be arranged from the airport to the city center on a regular basis as well as they can sometimes be specifically used for passenger transportation on demand.

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2017

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Which airports can I use for Nouakchott-Hurghada flights?

For Nouakchott-Hurghada flights, you can use Nouakchott Oumtounsy Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Hurghada International Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Nouakchott-Hurghada is 5177 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour 20 minutes.

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