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In Khartoum, Sudan's largest city with a population of around 6 million, there is a lot of traffic due to the favorable price of gasoline. However, renting a car is still the most preferred method of transportation in the city where public transport services are carried out by mini and midibuses. Although the tuk tuks, three-wheeled motor vehicles, are the most commonly used transportation vehicles in the city, it is not possible to reach the airport with only these vehicles.
Some hotels in Khartoum offer shuttle service to the airport. Without leaving it to the last day, you can get information about prices and whether or not your hotel provides this service. If you will be arriving at the airport in this way, you should definitely book via your hotel in advance. You can negotiate the price. The journey from the city center to the airport will take about 20 minutes.
If you prefer a taxi, the hotel you are staying in can help you again. You should not forget to negotiate the price from the beginning. If the price is affordable for you, you can reach the airport within 20 minutes if the traffic is not too busy.
Despite traffic confusion in the city, it is the most preferred transportation method due to the comfort and cheap price of gasoline. You can purchase this service from the car rental offices located in the city center. Even if you wish, you can crowd your journey with a limousine. The hotel you are staying would be help in this regard. Of course you should not forget to negotiate the prices offered to you.
Khartoum, Sudan's biggest city and the attraction for foreign investors, expects the modern airport which is 40 kilometers south of the city to operate soon. Until this, Khartoum International Airport, also known as Civil Airport, 12 kilometers north of the city, continues to serve with limited facilities. The airport has some dining areas, a lounge, souvenir shop and free internet service.Last Updated: 12 Jun 2017
Edinburgh Airport is an international airport serving the city, located 12 km away. You can get to the city center from the airport by taxi, tram, or Airlink. You can also rent a car from the airport to get to the city center.
The best way to get to the city center from the airport is by taking an Airlink bus. Airlink buses run very frequently and provide easy and affordable transportation to the city. The total trip takes about 30 minutes and the fare is very reasonable.
The tram is another transportation alternative to get to the city center. The tram stop is located at the airport and provides transportation York Place Station, located in the city center. The total trip to the city from the airport by tram takes about 35 minutes.
A taxi to the city center from the airport takes about 25 minutes. Taxis are available at the ground level across from the main terminal building. However, taking a taxi can be quite expensive so it isn’t a highly preferred method of transportation.
Renting a car is another way to get to the city center. There are various rental car companies located at the airport. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Alamo, Europcar, National, and Avis. Edinburgh is a city that is notorious for its natural beauty and history. Renting a car and driving to the city is easy and picturesque.Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016