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2289 Miles
4 hour 30 min
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Kigali Airport from the City Center

The city center of Kigali, Ruanda's capital, is 5 kilometers away from Kigali International Airport. You can rent a car in the city center if you'd like to, or take a taxi that you can easily find anytime and get to Kigali International Airport.

Those who would like to get to  the airport with five or more passengers can reach Kigali International Airport in about 10 minutes by taking advantage of private transfer services. Those who travel alone can reach the airport at a much cheaper price taking moto taxis.


In Kigali city center, you can see taxis waiting for passengers in many places, especially during daylight hours. You will reach the terminals of Kigali International Airport in about 10 minutes with 3 or 4 passengers by taking a taxi. Moreover, you can take your luggage with you comfortably in the trunk of taxi. If you have a large number of luggage, or if you want to travel as a 5-person group, you can choose from the larger transfer service vehicles to get to Kigali International Airport.

Rent a car

There are local and regional car rental companies for the passengers who prefer to rent a car for transportation in Kigali. Those who want to get to the airport terminals by renting a car can reach the airport following the signs "Kigali International Airport" on the 5-kilometer long road. If you get this service from one of the companies having offices at the airport, you can easily deliver the car at the offices at Kigali International Airport. The roads in and around Kigali may seem a little bit confusing at first. However, you can find the airport in a few minutes using the maps that show the area in detail.

If you are going to travel to the nearby cities and towns, you can still take advantage of car rental option.


Moto-Taxi option is quite ideal in this area for those who would like to reach Kigali International Airport in a more practical and fast way from Kigali city center. However, it wouldn't be wrong to feel concerned about the safety of your luggage and yourself when it comes to traveling on moto-taxi. Yet, you can be sure that you will get to the airport much faster than taxis and other transfer options.

Airport Information

Located in the capital city of the country, Kigali International Airport serves a great many passengers traveling in and around Kigali. There are a Business Class passenger lounge, a cafeteria, a currency exchange office, information desk and a standard lounge inside the airport terminals. In addition to the standard services provided at Kigali International Airport, there are special equipment for disabled passengers and areas with playgrounds for the passengers traveling with their children.

You can use the internet connection provided free of charge in the airport terminal and Business Class lounge. Once you arrive at Kigali International Airport by your car, you can park your car for a certain period of time in the large car parking area reserved for passengers outside the terminal.

Don't forget to visit the duty-free store before leaving the airport if you would like to buy gifts like chocolate, perfumes or toys at the last moment. There is a short walking distance between the terminals of Kigali International Airport. So, you can walk from one terminal to another at any time.

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2018

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.


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.


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

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Kigali-Alexandria flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Kigali-Alexandria is 3683 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 4 hour 30 minutes.

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

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

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