Transportation in Algiers
You can move around Algiers using bus or taxis, taxis may be better because it's fast, not expensive with the local money and you can ask the driver to get you to a specific destination, almost all of taxi drivers speak french with may be little english so that can make the communication easier!
Algiers Metro is under construction, in 2008 it will be functionnal so that will be very helpful for people to move in greater Algiers.
Algiers is the capital and the biggest city in algeria, so it has a good transportation system.
From Houari Boumedienne International Airport, with its 2 terminals (international and domestic), air flights go to Europe, Canada, North Africa, saharian Africa and the Middle East, as well as all airports in Algeria, Algiers is also linked by ferries to France and Spain.
Excellent connections with trains, buses and taxis to all major cities in Algeria.
The international and domestic terminals are new, very nice, clean with all accomodations.
Houari Boumedienne airport
Houari Boumedienne airport is a public airport located 17 km southeast of Algiers, the capital of Algeria. It is named after Houari Boumedienne. Under French rule, Dar El Beïda, the area at which the airport is located, was known as Maison Blanche and, in much of the literature about the Algerian War of Independence it is called "Maison Blanche" airport.
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