Algeria’s fifth largest city and the former capital of Aures is situated at an altitude of over 1000 metres. Batna is the country’s highest conurbation, a major road and rail junction, and a highly popular destination in economic circles for business trips.
Nearby it is possible to go and visit numerous archaeological sites and the gorges of El-Kantara, nicknamed the "Mouth of the Desert": the guarantee for an unforgettable stay.


Flight from Lyon (LYS) to Batna (BLJ)

Book a flight to Batna departing from Lyon

The airline Air Algérie offers a weekly flights, between Lyon-Saint Exupéry and Batna.

To make the right choice, take note of the dates, times and prices of all of these flights, as well as the current promotions, by visiting the website for the airline on or our Timetable.

Additional information

Batna-Mostepha Ben Boulaid Airport (BLJ) is located approximately 35 kilometres from the city centre. Public taxis are available upon exiting the airport.
You can also opt for an unlicensed taxi (less expensive provided you negotiate well) or a communal taxi which sets off once it is full...

Distance 1141 km
Local time
Time difference 0
Currency Algerian dinar
Language Arab