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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  52 min

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. 12.6 miles

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Drive  •  18 min

  1. 12.6 miles

$1

Uber  •  18 min

  1. 12.6 miles

$3 - $4

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

East Delta Travel operates a bus from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo twice daily, and the journey takes 30 min.

Bus operators
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Cairo International Terminal Abbasia to Cairo
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Other operators
Uber Kairo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Signup at
uber.com
SCOOTER
$1 - $2
UberX - Damanhour
$2 - $4
UberX - Tanta
$2 - $4
uberX
$3 - $4
UberSELECT
$3 - $5
Taxi from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Downtown Cairo
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$2 - $3
CIT
Phone
+20 2 26701118
Easy Taxi
Phone
+20 127 737 7210
Website
easytaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) and Downtown Cairo is 17 km. The road distance is 20 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairo International Terminal Abbasia and arriving at Cairo. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

The bus from Cairo International Terminal Abbasia to Cairo takes 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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