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Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport

General information

Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport is an airport in the north of Egypt, named after Alexandria and the nearby Borg El Arab (Burj Al Arab). It serves Alexandria and the Nile Delta. In the city it is not as hot as in the rest of Egypt, due to its location on the Mediterranean Sea. Famous sights in Alexandria are the Citadel of Qaitbay and the Montaza Palace.

Location

Where is Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport situated?

Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport is located southwest of the city, where a total of 5.2 million people live. From Alexandria you can reach the airport by following road 40 or road 75.

How many terminals does Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport have?

The airport has a terminal consisting of three floors. You will find the check-in desks on the ground floor, Arrivals hall on the first floor and Departures hall on the second floor.

Airport Map


Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Egypt.

Airport Distance
Cairo Airport 187km

Transportation

Car

The distance from Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport to the centre of Alexandria is 50 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 minutes to get to the centre of Alexandria.

From HBE Airport to Alexandria City centre by Car
50 km
1H

Travel by car

Public transport

Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Alexandria is about EGP 250.-. Book your taxi at Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From HBE Airport to Alexandria City centre by Taxi
50 km
1H
EGP 250.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • EgyptAir
  • Nile Air

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Hilton Alexandria King's Ranch Hotel, Borg El Arab

Hilton Alexandria King's Ranch Hotel offers accommodation in King Mariout . Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Rooms are equipped with a TV. Some rooms have a seating area for your convenience.

business

Africana Hotel & Spa, Borg El Arab

Africana Hotel is located in Borg Al Arab and features 3 outdoor pools and a spa. It offers rooms with views of the pool, the lake and the garden. It includes several bars and a restaurant.

family

Tolip Family Club Borg El Arab, King Mariout

Tolip Family Club Borg El Arab features a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and bar in King Mariout. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and room service.

Hotels in Alexandria

Looking for the best hotels in Alexandria? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Tolip Hotel Alexandria, Alexandria

This 5-star hotel in Alexandria offers an outdoor pool, a spa and a gym. It features modern accommodation with views of the sea or city. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

business

Cherry Maryski Hotel, Alexandria

Located 200 meters from Alexandria’s waterfront on the Mediterranean Sea, Cherry Maryski combines modern amenities with traditional features. Air-conditioned rooms at Cherry Maryski Hotel are fitted with functional furnishings.

family

Alexander The Great Hotel, Alexandria

Located in Alexandria city center, Alexander The Great Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with balconies and free WiFi. The hotel overlooks the Episcopal Church and features a 24-hour front desk and a tour desk service.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

From Cairo: Full-Day Historical Alexandria Tour

Journey through Alexandria city and walk along the Egyptian pathways. Make your way to the Roman theater of Kom El-Deka, the catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, the Roman triclinium, and the Pompey's Pillar with this full-day tour from Cairo.

Activity

From Cairo: Private Full-Day Tour of Historical Alexandria

Step back in time to ancient Alexandria on a guided van tour from Cairo. Savor a tasty lunch and visit sights like the Kom El-Deka Roman theater, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, and Qaitbay Citadel.

Tour & transport

Alexandria: Archeological Day Tour

This trip for Archaeology lovers. Explore the monuments, mosques, and gardens of Alexandria on this full-day guided tour.

Reviews

  5 reviews

Have you visited Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport lately? So far, 5 airport passengers have written an airport review about Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport. This airport has an average score of 1 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport reviews

IHAB Elmahalawy
23 days ago
★☆☆☆☆

Very bad airport
Try to avoid
Bad attitude from staff
Horrible physical check disrespectful

Eman
1 month ago
★☆☆☆☆

Very bad experience with this airport
This is the last time I visit this place

Anonymous
1 year ago
★☆☆☆☆

I narrowly missed my flight back to Canada that was connecting through Seattle because the check in guy didn't know why I didn't have a Visa to enter Seattle. My passport was from the USA my husband's from Canada. This is the airline check in guy. The plane had already closed the doors and was about to taxi for take off. Not a single apology. How can a check in guy refuse me to enter my own country? He is probably still working there too . Incompetent people waiting for others to take their jobs at a higher fee.

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