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1586 Km
1 hour 50 min
Borg El Arab Airport

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Transportation to Tripoli Airport from the City Center

Mitiga Intl. Airport

Mitiga International Airport is located 8 kilometers outside the Tripoli city center, Libya. Every year many domestic and international flights depart from Mitiga Internation Airpor to several cities such as Istanbul, Beirut, Sfax, and Amman. The airport also provides; lounges, shops, restaurants, cafes, an exchange office, and a parking lot which you can use for a couple of hours or days if you want to arrive at the airport by private vehicle. Apart from the parking lot, Mitiga International Airport has several waiting areas for passenger drop-offs. 

Taxi

While transferring from Mitiga International Airport to the city center, especially for foreign tourists, taxis are the safest option. You can request a taxi from your hotel located in the city center and reach the airport faster and much safer. When you arrive at the airport you can pay your fare in cash. If you stay somewhere else than the city center, you can call and negotiate the pricing of your ride in advance. Thus, you can avoid the possibility of encountering any surprises after you arrive at the airport.

Shuttle

Private shuttle companies and hotel shuttle services are available for transferring passengers to and from Mitiga International Airport. While the private shuttle companies charge you, possibly hotel shuttles would be free of charge. To take a shuttle from your hotel, you should share your departure time and the terminal you are boarding in advance.

Car Rental

While going to the Mitiga International Airport, you can use a rented car. In the city, car rental companies accept reservations often via phone or directly coming to the offices in the city center. For this reason, in Tripoli, it is difficult to pre-book online rental services in advance. If available, you can ask for information on car rental services, from your local guide or related personnel from the hotel you are staying at.

Bus

Buses have extremely low fares so they are ideal for those who want to travel on a budget. But you must note that bus routes are fixed, and if there is no bus from the airport to the destination you aim for, you can take a bus then switch to a taxi or walk. However, if you opt for a faster and more comfortable transfer, you can directly take a taxi which is also a more secure option. 

Airport Information

Mitiga International Airport, which has been used for military and commercial flights, provides direct or connected flights to nearby regional cities such as Beirut and Amman. Some of the services at the airport consist of lounges for waiting and resting, cafes and restaurants, an exchange office, kiosks for snacks, and more. From the information desk at the Mitiga International Airport, you can get any information regarding your flight and other matters, and there are sections reserved for disabled passengers and passengers with children.

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2017

Tripoli Intl. Airport

If you need to go to Tripoli International Airport from Tripoli city center, ask for help from someone you know. Because the airport is not close to the city center, transportation can be distressing. Public transport to the airport or shuttle service is also non-existing. If you do not know someone in the city, you can rent a car or take a taxi. Almost all of the hotels in the city offer airport shuttle service based on a fee.

Taxi

You can always find a taxi in the city center. But you have to be careful about the fee. Having two separate airports in Tripoli, make sure the taxi driver understands which airport you will be going to and negotiate the price. By taxi it is possible to reach Tripoli International Airport in an average of half an hour.

Car Rental

If you have a rental car, you must travel south on Airport Hwy to get to Tripoli International Airport and take the airport exit. In this way you can easily reach the airport in an average of 30 minutes. If you will be flying at night, be careful about the about the animals that can jump on the road in the evening hours.

Hotel Shuttle

Although Tripoli does not have many accommodation options, almost all of them offer airport shuttle service to their customers. Do not forget to ask for the price when booking this service, and to mention clearly which airport you will be going to.

Airport Information

Located about 30 kilometers from the city center, Tripoli International Airport consists of a single terminal serving both to domestic and international flights. The airport has the capacity to accommodate 3 million people per year. The airport has a VIP lounge, a restaurant and a duty free store. Today, there is no accommodation center in the airport but a hotel is planned to be opened for the use of transit passengers.

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2016

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.

Taxi

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.

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

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Which airports can I use for Tripoli-Alexandria flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Tripoli-Alexandria is 1586 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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