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

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Fly to Rome  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Rome (FCO) CAI - FCO

Cheapest option

Fly to Pescara, bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Pescara (PSR) CAI - PSR
  2. Take the bus from Pescara to Roma

3 alternative options

Fly to Naples, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Naples (NAP) CAI - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CAI - CIA

Drive  •  47h 24m

  1. Drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Rome 4447.4 km
Egypt → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Egypt

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Egypt
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Egypt

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Egypt
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Isle of Man, Jersey, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Monaco and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Egypt

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Egypt.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rome is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Rome is to fly and bus which costs $60 - $390 and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Rome is to fly which costs $150 - $340 and takes 4h 12m.

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The distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) and Rome is 2138 km. The road distance is 4447.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Rome, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Rome is 1h behind Cairo Airport (CAI). It is currently 2:22 AM in Cairo Airport (CAI) and 1:22 AM in Rome.

Yes, the driving distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) to Rome is 4447 km. It takes approximately 47h 24m to drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Rome.

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Egyptair, Alitalia, Aegean Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Cairo Airport to Rome Airport.

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  • Distance: 2138.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

Egyptair, Alitalia and seven other airlines fly from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Rome every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome Ciampino via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €320
Flights from Cairo to Rome Ciampino via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Flights from Cairo to Rome Ciampino via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €550
Flights from Cairo to Rome Ciampino via Istanbul, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Flights from Cairo to Rome Ciampino via Athens, Chania
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€22 - €160
Flights from Cairo to Rome Ciampino via Milan Malpensa, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €330
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €360
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Munich, Krakow
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€440 - €1000
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Boryspil, Prague
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€230 - €440
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Amman, Malta
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Vienna, Prague
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€320 - €1200
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Bucharest Otopeni, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €550
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Vienna, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€320 - €1200
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Rome, Turin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€390 - €1000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€250 - €300
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Brussels, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €900
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Frankfurt, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€430 - €1000
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€240 - €550
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€190 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €390
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €390
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €450
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €360
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €380
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €390
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€190 - €280
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€220 - €500
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €700
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Naples via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cairo to Pescara via Athens, Tirana
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €460
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Di Fonzo
Phone
0873.364785
Email
info@difonzobus.com
Website
difonzobus.com
Bus from Pescara to Roma
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15
Schedules at
difonzobus.com

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