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Algiers Airport Taxis and Transfers

Premium Algiers Airport Transfer Services


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Reliable and Friendly Algiers Airport Transfers

Algiers, the capital and largest city of Algeria is a popular destination – especially for travellers who wish to see its many old mosques and Ottoman-style palaces. If you’re looking for the best way to get from the airport to your hotel in Algiers, nothing beats being greeted at the arrivals hall by a professional driver and being escorted to a clean and comfortable private vehicle. For a comfortable and stress-free Algiers airport transfer, we recommend booking a reliable and affordable taxi from Algiers airport.

Once you arrive at Algiers airport, you’ll see your Welcome Pickups driver waiting for you outside the terminal holding a sign with your name on it. They’ll help you with your bags as you make your way to your pre-selected vehicle. We make sure that all of our Algiers airport taxi drivers receive updated flight information so that, no matter how late your plane gets in, you can rest assured that your driver will be there to pick you up.

After your transfer has begun, you can relax and decompress from your flight, while taking in the sights of Algiers. Feel free to ask your driver for local recommendations or any interesting facts about your destination. They will be happy to share their knowledge of the city with you!


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
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(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)

Welcome's Algiers Airport Taxi Fleet

We know that travel isn’t one-size-fits-all, so we offer an extensive taxi fleet that can suit the needs of any traveller. We recommend booking a comfortable and modern sedan for small groups of up to 4 passengers. For larger groups of up to 8 passengers, booking a convenient and spacious minivan will ensure that you and your family or friends can travel together.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions for your Taxi from Algiers Airport

Houari Boumediene International Airport (ALG), commonly referred to as Algiers airport, is located around 17 km southeast of Algeria’s capital and largest city. An Algiers airport transfer takes 30 minutes on average, but that can largely depend on traffic conditions. It is the only way to reach Algiers city centre from the airport, as no public transit is available.

To begin your transfer by taxi from Algiers Airport, your driver will briefly head east on the airport road and take the 3rd exit on the roundabout. Keeping left, you will continue toward Pénétrante de l’aéroport Houari Boumediene, which you will follow for 3.1 km before taking the exit onto Rocade Nord d’Alger/N11 for about 13 km. Then, you will take the exit toward Av. Colonel Mellah Ali, which leads to the city centre. 

Why an Algiers Airport Taxi is for you

If you want to enjoy a relaxed arrival at your hotel in Algiers, you can book a private Algiers Airport transfer with Welcome! We offer reliable, fast, and personalised rides with professional English-speaking local drivers to ensure that your journey from Algiers Airport to the heart of the Algerian capital is safe, swift, and convenient. What is more, you benefit from a competitive price and 24/7 customer support, should you need it.

The Cost of your Taxi from Algiers Airport

Taxis in Algiers calculate their fares based on variables such as destination, vehicle size, and ride duration. However, as taxis do not often use taximeters, travellers are advised to agree upon a set price for their journey in order to avoid surprises. The average Algiers airport transfer to Algiers city centre costs about €8.20 (DZD 1,200) and takes 25-35 minutes depending on traffic. You can secure a guaranteed flat rate, at a competitive price, for a transfer with a professional English-speaking driver, by booking in advance in Welcome. 

Frequently asked questions

How do taxis from Algiers airport calculate their fares?

Taxis in Algiers generally calculate their fares based on distance and trip duration, often adding a surcharge for airport pickups. Taximeters are not commonly used, so we recommend agreeing on a set price for the trip before getting in the cab. On average, a taxi from Algiers airport to the city centre costs €8.20 (DZD 1,200), and the journey takes 25-35 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. You can also book your Algiers airport taxi in advance to secure a set fee at a competitive price.

Where will I meet my Welcome driver?

Once you land at Algiers airport, you can find your Welcome driver at the arrivals gate, holding up a sign with your name. The day before you arrive in Algiers, you will receive an email from us, including your driver’s name, phone number and picture, so you have all the information you might need.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

Should your flight get delayed, there’s no need to worry! As we’re aware flight plans can easily change, we make sure that all our Algiers drivers receive live updates on flight arrival times. This means that your Welcome Pickups driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall no matter what time your plane gets in; all you have to do is relax and enjoy your holiday.

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