Travel from Nigeria to Egypt is: Partially open. See details.

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There are 3 ways to get from Borno to El Alamein by car, plane, train or bus

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Drive, fly to Borg El Arab, train  •  14h 43m

  1. Drive from Gamboru to Ndjamena
  2. Fly from Ndjamena (NDJ) to Borg El Arab (HBE) NDJ - HBE
  3. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

2 alternative options

Drive, fly to Cairo, bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from Gamboru to Ndjamena
  2. Fly from Ndjamena (NDJ) to Cairo (CAI) NDJ - CAI
  3. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

Drive  •  3 days 10h

  1. Drive from Maiduguri to El Alamein 5006.6 km

$170 - $250

Nigeria → Egypt
Partially open

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International entry into Egypt from Nigeria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Nigeria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Egypt from Nigeria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • No quarantine required
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Egypt

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Nigeria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Egypt from Nigeria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in El Alamein is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Alamein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Alamein is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on +20 2 27941506.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Nigeria from Egypt.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Borno to El Alamein is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 3 days 10h.

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The fastest way to get from Borno to El Alamein is to drive. Taking this option will cost $170 - $250 and takes 3 days 10h.

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The distance between Borno and El Alamein is 2623 km. The road distance is 5006.6 km.

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It takes approximately 14h 43m to get from Borno to El Alamein, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ndjamena Airport to Borg El Arab Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 26m and has one stopover.

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El Alamein is 1h ahead of Borno. It is currently 4:43 PM in Borno and 5:43 PM in El Alamein.

Yes, the driving distance between Borno to El Alamein is 5007 km. It takes approximately 3 days 10h to drive from Borno to El Alamein.

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Turkish Airlines and Egyptair offer flights from Ndjamena Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Alamein. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Borno to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 2623.1 km
  • Duration: 14h 43m

What companies run services between Borno, Nigeria and El Alamein, Egypt?

There is no direct connection from Borno to El Alamein. However, you can take the drive to Ndjamena airport, fly to Borg El Arab, take the taxi to Baheeg, then take the train to El Alamein. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ndjamena airport, fly to Cairo, take the walk to Cairo Airport, take the bus to Cairo International Fair, take the walk to Cairo Fair, take the line 3 Metro to Ataba, take the line 2 Metro to Sadat, take the walk to Cairo, then take the bus to El Alamein.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Ndjamena to Borg El Arab via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Ndjamena to Borg El Arab via Cairo, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Ndjamena to Borg El Arab via Cairo, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Ndjamena to Cairo
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ndjamena to Borg El Arab via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
Bus operators
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Marina 7
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
go-bus.com

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