Travel Distances in Algeria: Preparing for your Algeria Travels

Ghardaia in the M'Zab Valley (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Before departing for your Algeria tour, it is important to have an idea of travel distances from the capital Algiers. Remember Algeria is the largest country in Africa and you will need to factor in travel time between the sites.

Distances: Algiers to Setif, Algiers to Constantine, Algiers to Ghardaia, Algiers to Annaba, Algiers to Oran – Approximate driving time and flying time.


Algiers to Setif
The distance between these two cities is 269.4 kilometers or 167.39 miles. The approximate driving time will be 2 hours and 36 minutes. If you will be traveling by plane, the average flight length is 30 minutes. Flights are available from the Setif Air Ainat airport and Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport.

Algiers to Constantine

The distance between Algiers and Constantine is 394.40 kilometers or 245.06 miles. This is approximately 3 hours and 42 minutes’ drive via Autoroute Est-Ouest. If you decide to take a plane, be prepared to have a 50-60 minutes flight. Domestic flights are served from both cities.

Ghardaia in the M'Zab Valley (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Ghardaia in the M’Zab Valley (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Algiers to Ghardaia
The distance between Algiers and Ghardaia is 605.60 kilometers or 376.30 miles. If you are driving, it will take approximately 8 hours and 13 minutes. There are domestic flights served from the Algiers Hourani Boumediene Airport to Ghardaia Noumera. The approximate time flight is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Algiers to Annaba

The distance from Algiers to Annaba is 541.30 kilometers or 336.34 miles. The approximate driving time will be 5 hours and 4 minutes. Domestic flights are available from the Annaba Rabah Bitat Airport to Algiers Houari Boumediene. The average flight time is 1 hour.

Panoramic View in Oran
Panoramic View in Oran

Algiers to Oran

The distance between Algiers and Oran is 413.4 kilometers or 256.87 miles. The average driving time is 3 hours and 46 minutes. The flight is approximately 1 hour. Domestic flights are available from Algiers airport and Oran’s Ahmed Ben Bella airport.

About the author

Kevin Dyck is the founder of Mosaic North Africa and has over 11 years experience living in North African countries. He is an Arabic speaker with a passion for travelers to encounter the diverse cultures and natural beauty found throughout the North Africa region. He currently lives in and works for MNA from Tunis, Tunisia.

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