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There are 6 ways to get from Alexandria to Giza by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandria to Tahrir Square

$3 - $5

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Sidi Gaber to Cairo 1109

$2 - $3

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Train via Alexandria  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Cairo Express / ...

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alexandria to Giza 137.3 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Alexandria to Giza 137.3 miles

$7 - $11

Fly, line 1 Metro  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Cairo (CAI) HBE - CAI
  2. Take the line 1 Metro from Helmeyet El-Zaitoun to Mar Girgis

$62 - $219

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandria to Giza is to train which costs $2 - $3 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandria to Giza is to fly and line 1 Metro which costs $60 - $220 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alexandria and arriving at Tahrir Square. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alexandria to Giza. However, there are services departing from Sidi Gaber and arriving at Mar Girgis via Martyrs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Alexandria and Giza is 182 km. The road distance is 219.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Giza without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $3 - $5.

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The bus from Alexandria to Tahrir Square takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Alexandria to Giza bus services, operated by Go Bus Egypt, depart from Alexandria station.

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Alexandria to Giza train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, depart from Sidi Gaber station.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Giza is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $2 - $3 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Alexandria to Giza.
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  • Distance: 113.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Alexandria, Egypt and Giza, Egypt?

Go Bus Egypt operates a bus from Alexandria to Giza every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Blue Bus also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Egyptian Railways operates a train from Alexandria to Giza once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Borg El Arab to Cairo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Sidi Gaber to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Alexandria to Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Cairo Metro
Website
cairometro.gov.eg
Train from Helmeyet El-Zaitoun to Mar Girgis
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
cairometro.gov.eg
Bus operators
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Alexandria to Tahrir Square
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Economic
$4
Deluxe Plus
$4
VIP Elite
$5
Blue Bus
Phone
16128
Website
bluebus.com.eg
Bus from Alexandria to Giza
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bluebus.com.eg
Other operators
Taxi from Alexandria to Giza
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Careem
Phone
+202 38272828
Website
careem.com

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The quickest flight from Borg El Arab Airport to Cairo Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Alexandria to Giza bus services, operated by Go Bus Egypt, arrive at Tahrir Square station.

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Alexandria to Giza train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, arrive at Cairo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexandria to Giza is 220 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Alexandria to Giza.

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Egyptair offers flights from Borg El Arab Airport to Cairo Airport.

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There are 670+ hotels available in Giza. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Borg El Arab Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs $5 - $6.

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