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Book flights to Atbara

Atbara is a city in north-central Sudan, situated along the Nile River. It's a good choice for travellers interested in Sudanese history and culture beyond the capital, Khartoum. Visitors can explore the city's museums, like the Sudan National Museum with its archaeological exhibits. Atbara also offers a chance to experience the local way of life, with bustling markets and traditional architecture.

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Airports near Atbara

There are multiple ways to reach Atbara - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Atbara.

Khartoum International Airport

Located approximately 300 kilometres southeast of Atbara, Khartoum International Airport is the closest major international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers heading to Atbara.


Port Sudan New International Airport

Situated around 400 kilometres northeast of Atbara, Port Sudan New International Airport is another viable option for travellers. Although it requires a longer drive, it offers domestic and limited international flights, making it a potential connecting point for those visiting Atbara.


Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

If you are unable to find direct flights to Atbara, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia could be a suitable alternative. It is approximately 800 kilometres southeast of Atbara and serves as a major hub for international and regional flights. From there, you can either take a connecting flight or continue your journey by road.


Cairo International Airport

Although it is the farthest option, Cairo International Airport in Egypt is a major international airport that offers a wide range of flights. It is approximately 1,200 kilometres northwest of Atbara. If you choose this airport, you will likely need to take a connecting flight or arrange for ground transportation to reach Atbara.

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Buy your flights to Atbara and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Atbara upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Atbara into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Atbara

Discovering the many attractions of Atbara can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

The Nile River

The Nile River in Atbara, Sudan is a must-visit! As the world's longest river, it offers stunning views and a peaceful atmosphere. Enjoy boat rides, water sports, or simply relax by the riverbank. It's a symbol of life and prosperity.

The Railway Museum

Atbara, the 'Railway City', boasts the Railway Museum, showcasing Sudan's railway history. Vintage locomotives, carriages, and artifacts highlight the railway's role in Sudan's development. A must-visit for history buffs and train enthusiasts.

Souq Atbara

Souq Atbara is a bustling marketplace that offers an authentic Sudanese shopping experience. Here, visitors can find a wide array of goods, from traditional Sudanese clothing and handicrafts to fresh produce and spices. The vibrant atmosphere, the friendly vendors, and the unique items on sale make Souq Atbara a must-visit for those looking to immerse themselves in the local culture.