We will write how to get from Algiers airport to city center. The distance from Murtala Muhammed International Airport to downtown is 20 kilometers.
The travel time from Algiers airport to Algiers city center is around 25 minutes by taxi and the fare taxi is around $12 USD which is 1500 DZD.
The cheapest way from Algiers airport to city center is by bus for 50 DZD which is less than $1 USD and the travel time is around 40 minutes. You can also rent a car in Algiers airport or get a private transfer.
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ALGIERS AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
BUS ALGIERS TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Algiers airport to city center is by bus. There are a few Buses 39, 100 and 178 leaving from Algiers airport to city center running every 20-30 minutes starting from 6 am until midnight.
The bus fare is 50 DZD which is less than $1 USD for one way for adults. You can get the tickets to the bus driver and get the bus in Arrivals Terminal at the airport. The bus travel time from Algiers airport to city center is 40 minutes.
BUSES ROUTES FROM ALGIERS AIRPORT TO ALGIERS CITY CENTER
Bus Number 39
The Bus Number 39 is going from Algiers Airport to Maurice Audin Square. The Bus Number 39 is starting at 6 15 am until midnight.
Bus Number 100
The Bus Number 100 is going from Algiers Airport to Place Du 8 Mai 1945. The Bus Number 100 is starting at 6 45 am until 11 45 pm.
Bus Number 178
The Bus Number 178 is going from Algiers Airport to Gare Routière d’Alger. The Bus Number 178 is starting at 6 10 am until 6 10 pm.
TRAIN ALGIERS AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (BEST WAY)
The best way from Algiers airport to city center is by train. The trains from Algiers airport to city center are running every 30 minutes starting at 5 am until 9 pm. You will have to walk 5 minutes from the airport and you can buy the tickets at the vending machine.
The train fare is 80 DZD which is less than $1 USD. The travel time from Algiers airport to Agha Train Station (Main Train Station in Algiers) is 20 minutes and you will be able to get a taxi or going walking distance to your accommodation.
TAXI FROM ALGIERS AIRPORT TO ALGIERS CITY CENTER
If you go from Murtala Muhammed International Airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way.
The travel time by taxi is around 25 minutes and the taxi fare from Algiers Airport to city center is $12 USD which is 1500 DZD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.
CAR RENTAL AT ALGIERS AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Algiers’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Algiers. It will take you 25 minutes to get to Algiers from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around €30-40 per day.
Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Algiers. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Algiers.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION ALGIERS AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Algiers. Prices are around €28 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €7 per person.
For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!
BEST WAY FROM ALGIERS AIRPORT TO CITY
The best way from Algiers airport to Algierscity center if you are traveling alone and on a budget I would by train for 80 DZD less than $1 USD since it takes only 20 minutes travel time. I would use the local buses for 50 DZD which is less than half of dollar if my accommodation is at one of the bus stops.
If you are traveling in a group or your prefer more comfort you can get a taxi or private transportation direct to your accommodation place in Algiers.
WHERE TO STAY IN ALGIERS
For accommodation in Algiers you can find deals starting from $30 USD per a room. If you prefer mid budget accommodation will cost $40-60 USD and for $90 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Algeria.
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DAILY BUDGET TRAVEL IN ALGERIA
For transportation around Algeria by taxi will cost you $2-3 USD and even cheaper if you get public transportation. Food travel budget in Algeria you can find juices for half a dollar and a whole meal in local places starting from $3-4 USD and it’s so delicious their gastronomy.
BEST TIME TO VISIT ALGERIA
In Algeria summer months from June to August is so hot the weather. During the winter months from November to February the temperature is mild. We believe the best time to visit Algeria is during the spring months from March to May when the days are fresh and sunny.
ATMS AND CURRENCY IN ALGERIA
There are ATMs in Algeria and exchange offices in the main touristic points. The main currencies are accepting and the local currency is the Algerian Dinar around $1= 132 DZD.
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