Alexandria travel guide

Alexandria Tourism | Alexandria Guide

You're Going to Love Alexandria

With a population of 13,079, Alexandria is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Alexandria

Alexandria in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Alexandria in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Alexandria


When flying to Alexandria, you’ll arrive at Glasgow Airport (GLA), which is located 16 km from the city centre.


Avanti West Coast is the most popular train carrier serving Alexandria, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Alexandria to Edinburgh takes 1h 00m and costs around $24 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $32 for a 3h 10m trip. Located 0.4 km from the city centre, Alexandria is the busiest station in Alexandria. Another popular train station is Alexandria Balloch, located 1.6 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Alexandria is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 316 km from Alexandria. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Alexandria, including FlixBus, Megabus and National Express. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Alexandria takes 97 km and will cost you around $12. From Aberdeen, the ticket costs about $20 for a journey of 338 km.

Airports near Alexandria

Airlines serving Alexandria

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Alexandria

Average rates range from around $141 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $404 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Alexandria

Hiring a car in Alexandria

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Alexandria (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Alexandria, while also 48% cheaper than other types, on average.