Sleeping in Airports

Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport Guide

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

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Alexandria Borg Airport.

What to Expect

Alexandria Borg Airport 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.

Where to Sleep

We have no recent reviews from travellers who have passed through Alexandria Borg Airport. If you’ve visited this airport, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, nearby airports offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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.

Airport Lounges

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 Hotels

If sleeping in Alexandria Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Africana Hotel
    (10 minutes from the airport) The hotel can arrange for an airport shuttle. ($) » Check Rates
  • Radisson Blu
    (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available upon request via email. » 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.

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 – Unavailable.

Showers – Unavailable.

Airport Hours

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.


As of February 2018, Alexandria Borg airport is served by the following airlines: British Airways • Emirates.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


For safety reasons, use only the metered taxis available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. At the time of 2016 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: 2019-01-18

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.