PlaneJourney finds and compares airfares to Algeria among 1093 airlines from around the world. You can’t buy airline tickets on our site, but you can find the lowest prices and special offers with no extra fees or surcharges. Find the cheapest airfare to Algeria with PlaneJourney. Algeria has a population of approximately 43 million people.
Major cities and airports in Algeria
- Algiers – Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG)
- Oran – Ahmed Ben Bella Airport (ORN)
- Constantine – Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport (CZL)
- Annaba – Rabah Bitat Airport (AAE)
- Tlemcen – Zenata – Messali El Hadj Airport (TLM)
Time and Communication
Algeria is located in the Central European Time zone (CET). During the summer months, Algeria switches to Central European Summer Time (CEST). Mobile coverage in Algeria is relatively widespread, with several operators providing services throughout the country.
Money and Shopping
The local currency in Algeria is the Algerian dinar (DZD), which currently exchanges at approximately 0.007 USD per DZD. Payment in other currencies is generally not accepted, and it’s recommended to have local currency on hand for most transactions. Payment by bank cards is becoming increasingly common, but not all establishments accept them. Currency exchange offices are generally open during regular business hours.
Transportation in Algeria includes buses, trains, and taxis. The national railway network connects major cities, and there are several long-distance bus companies that operate throughout the country. Taxis are widely available in cities and towns, and most have meters or fixed fares. Renting a car is also an option in Algeria, but driving can be challenging due to road conditions and local driving habits.
- Tipaza – An ancient Phoenician trading center with well-preserved Roman ruins and mosaics.
- Tassili n’Ajjer National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage site known for its prehistoric rock art and stunning desert landscapes.
- Djémila – A Roman city with some of the best-preserved buildings and mosaics in Algeria.
- Timgad – Another well-preserved Roman city known for its triumphal arches, colonnaded streets, and forum.
- The Casbah of Algiers – A UNESCO World Heritage site and the old quarter of Algiers, known for its winding streets, traditional houses, and historic mosques and palaces.