Estimated Total Price for One Adult Passenger:Choose Cheaper Dates
|Airport of departure:||Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)|
|Airport of arrival:||Borg El Arab International Airport (HBE)|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Alexandria:||2 hours|
Located on the Mediterranean coast, Alexandria is one of the most populated cities in Egypt. Referred to as the Mediterranean's pearl, the city carries the same name as its founder Alexander the Great. With the must-see architecture and the diverse cuisine, Alexandria offers different experiences for everyone. If you want to visit the city, you can find cheap flights to Alexandria with Pegasus.
You can book direct flights to Alexandria from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). After you select the tentative dates, search for cheap flights. Here, Pegasus provides you the calendar view option where you can see flight information and prices in the selected month. By using the calendar option, you can choose the price which suits your travels the most.
The second option to find flights to Alexandria is searching for connecting flights. For instance, you may start your travels in Egypt by first traveling to the capital city Cairo. You can book cheap flights to return between Istanbul and Cairo. You can travel to Alexandria between the dates of your flights.
Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport (HBE) is almost a 50 minute ride from the city center. You can get to the city center from the airport by a taxi or a shuttle bus. No public transport is available at the airport. However, taxis operate 24/7.
There are several public transport options in Alexandria. One way to get around in the city is by trams. The tram network provides a comfortable commute as it connects the east and the west of the city. Meanwhile, you can also experience double-decker trams, which are currently quite rare in the world.
Other public transport options include buses and taxis. You can also prefer tuk-tuks for a different experience. Keep in mind that these vehicles are initiated to be replaced with minivan options.
Alexandria is amongst Egypt’s most visited cities. Finding accommodation in the city is as important as finding cheap flights. The city offers a wide range of accommodations to its visitors. If you’re visiting Alexandria, you can opt to stay at a luxurious hotel or a hostel.
You can view more options to plan your trip and book the most budget friendly accommodation through Pegasus Airlines.
When it comes to food, the city of Alexandria has a lot to offer. As it is a coastal city, you can find food options ranging from seafood to Middle Eastern cuisine. Also, having had different communities such as Jews, Egyptians, Italians, and Greeks, living in the city, the cuisine of Alexandria offers diverse tastes.
The city is especially famous for its breakfast. When you are there, you should try a healthy breakfast that includes fool made with fava beans and tahini. You can add shakshuka, baba ganoush, and hummus to your breakfast of choice.
In terms of the seafood, you can try the famous singari fish, that is fish made with tomatoes and various spices such as cilantro, chili and cumin. The Alexandrian cuisine offers halal food and vegan/vegetarian options as well.
Public emergency numbers are;
-Keep in mind that you need to notify the customs if you plan on entering Egypt with your assets valuing more than US $10.000. The same rule applies if you exit Egypt with more than US $5.000.
Alexandria has been inhabited for a long time under different rulings, which legate Alexandria many cultural and historical treasures. Some of the must-see places even include a few of the seven wonders of the world and of the Middle East. Here are the few places that you need to see during your trip in Alexandria:
You can find cheap flights to Alexandria with Pegasus Airlines. By choosing Pegasus, you can fly to your destination while enjoying the comfort of various entertainment and food options.
Yes. Alexandria is located in Egypt and the country applies visa at the customs. To be eligible for a visa, you need to be less than 20 years old, or more than 45 years old. Also, you need to make sure to have a return ticket and a hotel reservation.
The weather in Alexandria is warm throughout the year. However, if you are sensitive to heat, you need to note that the humidity is high. The hottest time in the city is the mid-late summer and early fall: July, August and September. Therefore, you may want to book your cheap flights to Alexandria at a time after October and before June.
Flights to Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Alexandria take around 2 hours.
The time difference between Istanbul and Alexandria is 1 hour as Egypt applies winter time.
This type of cookies is necessary for the smooth functioning of the Pegasus Website. These cookies make it possible to visit the Pegasus Website and to benefit from its features. Session cookies are used to store the information in the web pages and to avoid the need to re-enter your details.
These cookies store information about how often the website is visited, any relevant error messages received, the duration of the visit and the user’s use of the website. This information is used to improve the performance of the Pegasus Website.
These cookies remember the choices the user has made on the website (e.g., city and flight date selections) and facilitates the use of the website by the user. These cookies make it possible for the user to benefit from sophisticated internet features.
For using certain functions, third-party suppliers’ cookies are used on the Pegasus Website (e.g., cookies comprising sharing devices on social media on flight destinations and promotional pages). Pegasus Website also contains the cookies of the firms carrying-out advertisement tracking.