Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG), also known as Algiers Airport, is an international airport serving Algiers, the capital of Algeria. It is located 10.5 miles east southeast of the city. The airport is named after Houari Boumediene, who was a president of Algeria.
If you’re driving to ALG Airport and need directions, type the following address into any of your phone mapping apps:
Houari Boumediene Airport
Algeria Airport Code: (ALG)
*Dar El Beïda, Algiers
Need a reliable transportation option to/from Houari Boumediene Airport? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. You won’t have as many modes of transport available as you might used to, but we found all the information you need. You can choose among Airport Shuttle, Taxis, Car Rental Companies, and Public Transportation.
Algiers Airport Transportation
The airport shuttles are very popular in many countries, but that’s not the case in Algiers. You won’t easily find an airport shuttle at Houari Boumediene Airport. However, we found one company that offers this kind of transport - Horizon Transfers.
They offer many services, one of them being Airport Transportation. Their vehicles are all licensed and vary from sedans to buses, depending on what you need.
We’ve picked some popular destinations in Algiers and found their lowest prices from Algiers Airport:
The easiest way to book the airport transfer is via the secure online booking form.
At Houari Boumediene Airport, there aren’t on-site hotels. However, there are many hotels nearby you can stay at. Some of them offer airport shuttles to or from the hotel, and we’ve picked the best ones for you.
Taxis are the most common way of traveling to/from Houari Boumediene Airport. Therefore, you’ll easily find a taxi rank out of the Passenger Terminal at the Arrivals area of ALG Airport in both terminals.
A taxi ride between ALG Airport and Algiers city center should take between 20 and 30 minutes, depending on the exact destination and the traffic. This ride will cost approximately 1000 DZD, which equals $8.36.
Renting a car is another possible transportation option at Houari Boumediene Airport. If you want a car all to yourself, this is the best choice for you.
Car Rental Companies that are available at ALG Airport are:
If you want to make a reservation, visit the website of the company of your choice and do it online.
If you want to reduce your expenses by using the cheapest transportation option, you’ll be happy to know that you can easily access public buses at Houari Boumediene Airport.
Three different bus lines run to and from the airport between 06 AM and 6 PM, two or three times per hour. Those are bus line 39, line 100, and line 178.
The bus stop at the airport is in the International Terminal. If you’re landing in the Domestic Terminal, you can walk to the International Terminal or use the inter-terminal shuttle bus.
A bus ride from ALG Airport to Algiers city center will take between 30 minutes and 45 minutes. The price of a bus ticket is 50 DZD, which is only $0.42.