There are 3 ways to get from Turkey to Alexandria by plane, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Borg El Arab  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Borg El Arab (HBE) IST - HBE

$126 - $288

Cheapest option

Fly to Cairo, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Cairo (CAI) IST - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo Airport to Alexandria

$103 - $283

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Taşucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
  3. Drive from Tripoli to Alexandria

$233 - $472

What companies run services between Turkey and Alexandria, Egypt?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Egyptair fly from Istanbul to Alexandria once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Istanbul to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Istanbul to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Istanbul to Cairo via Amman
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Cairo Airport to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com
Akgunler
Website
akgunlerdenizcilik.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Schedules at
akgunlerdenizcilik.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Turkey and Alexandria is 982 km.

The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Alexandria is to fly and bus which costs 460 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 8 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Turkey to Alexandria is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 550 ₺ - 1.400 ₺.

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Turkey to Alexandria, including transfers.