There are 4 ways to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairo Airport to Ramses Station 111

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Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo 19.4 km

$2 - $3

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Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo 19.4 km

$2 - $3

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo 19.4 km

$1

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo is to drive which costs $1 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo is to taxi which costs $2 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairo Airport and arriving at Ramses Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) and Downtown Cairo is 17 km. The road distance is 19.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo without a car is to bus which takes 32 min and costs .

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The bus from Cairo Airport to Ramses Station takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo bus services, operated by Msawalat Misr, depart from Cairo Airport station.

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Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo bus services, operated by Msawalat Misr, arrive at Ramses Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo is 19 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo.

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There are 882+ hotels available in Downtown Cairo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo.
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  • Distance: 16.9 km
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Cairo Airport (CAI), Egypt and Downtown Cairo, Egypt?

Msawalat Misr operates a bus from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 26 min.

Bus operators
Msawalat Misr
Phone
01111148258
Email
callcenter1@mwasalatmisr.com
Website
mwasalatmisr.com
Bus from Cairo Airport to Ramses Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
mwasalatmisr.com
Other operators
Uber Cairo
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Signup at
uber.com
Scooter
$2 - $3
Uber_X
$4 - $6
UberX
$4 - $5
Select
$6 - $8
Taxi from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Nile TAXI
Phone
+20 128 011 8888
Website
nile.taxi
Cairo Airport Travel
Phone
+202 19970
Website
cairoshuttlebus.com

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