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There are 5 ways to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly, train  •  3h 14m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Borg El Arab (HBE) CAI - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$57 - $357

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Train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Cairo to El Alamein 939 / ...

$4 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$12 - $36

Taxi  •  2h 57m

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein 277.5 km

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein 277.5 km

$9 - $14

Cairo Airport (CAI) → El Alamein
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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.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 2h 57m.

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The distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) and El Alamein is 248 km. The road distance is 277.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein without a car is to bus which takes 4h 32m and costs $11 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein is to bus which takes 4h 32m and costs $11 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $29 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Borg El Arab Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein is 277 km. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein.

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Egyptair offers flights from Cairo 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 Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 247.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

Go Bus Egypt operates a bus from Cairo to Marina 7 twice a week. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 2h 52m. Alternatively, Egyptian Railways operates a train from Cairo to El Alamein twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Baheeg to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
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
Other operators
Taxi from Cairo Airport (CAI) to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Nile TAXI
Phone
+20 128 011 8888
Website
nile.taxi
Cairo Airport Travel
Phone
+202 19970
Website
cairoshuttlebus.com

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