Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Alexandria Borg Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
Airport security is loose by western standards and I was allowed in with a 1,5L bottle of water. – AnnaOnTheRoad
HBE Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Alexandria Borg Airport.
What to Expect
Alexandria Borg Airport (code: HBE) has a small, single terminal. Facilities are very limited, with a few eateries and shops. We are unable to confirm whether WiFi or pay-to-use lounges are available.
Sleeping in Alexandria Borg Airport
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby airports offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. If you have some time to spare please write a review, send a tip or share photos to help future travellers.
For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Alexandria Borg Airport Guide.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
If sleeping in Alexandria Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Africana Hotel (12 minutes from the airport) The hotel can arrange for an airport shuttle. ($) » Check Rates
- Radisson Blu Hotel, Alexandria (12 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available upon request via email. » Check Rates
- Hilton Alexandria’s King (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfer can be arranged with the hotel ($). » Check Rates
- Iberotel Borg El Arab (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Alexandria Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Airport WiFi / Internet
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available, along with a selection of retail shops.
Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm the availability of 24-hour dining options.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.
Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Unavailable.
As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
For safety reasons, use only the metered taxis available for hire in the ground transportation area. At the time of this update, the approximate fare for a one-way trip between the airport and Alexandria is around 130 – 160 LE. Unfortunately, we do not have the current rate.
Last updated: 2020-10-23
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.