Transportation from Alexandria Airport


There is no public transport to Alexandria Airport, even in the form of vans, which are otherwise very common in Egypt.

The most convenient transport to the centre is the mobile taxi apps Uber or Careem, which work well and reliably in Alexandria.

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Uber, Careem

Using the Uber or Careem mobile apps is the best way to get to/from the airport because you know the price in advance, you can pay online with a card stored in the app, and you don't have to haggle over the price.

Taxi drivers with the Uber or Careem app are allowed directly into the airport area.

On average, depending on current demand, you can pay to get to downtown Alexandria 310 egp – 350 egp.

As the wifi doesn't work well at the airport, we recommend purchasing an Egyptian e-sim from before you fly.


Official taxis are waiting outside the airport building in large numbers, trying to convince passengers to take a ride before the arrivals hall.

Taxameters are not used here and taxi drivers start haggling on the amount 800 egp for a ride to the centre.

Air Arabia bus

Air Arabia operates a regular bus service from the airport to Muharram Bek bus station in the southern suburbs of Alexandria (location at

So you'll always have to take a taxi or Uber from the bus station to the centre, 5km away, anyway.

All passengers can use Air Arabia buses, even if they are arriving or departing with another airline.

The ticket costs 50 egp and is payable in cash only to the driver.

  • Travel time - 60 minutes
  • Frequency - 5 times a day
  • Information and timetable:
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