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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from El Tawhied Masjid to Cairo Airport

3 alternative options

Line 3 Metro, line 111 bus

  1. Take the line 3 Metro from Bab el Shaaria to El Ahram
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Baron Palace to Cairo Airport

Taxi

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI)
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COVID-19 help in Egypt

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline +20 2 27941506

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There are currently travel restrictions within 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 metre
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cairo Airport (CAI) is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cairo Airport (CAI) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cairo Airport (CAI) 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: 3 Feb 2023
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) is to bus which costs $1 and takes 57 min.

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The fastest way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Tawhied Masjid and arriving at Cairo Airport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Cairo and Cairo Airport (CAI) is 15 km. The road distance is 17.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs $1.

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The bus from El Tawhied Masjid to Cairo Airport takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) bus services, operated by Mwasalat Misr, depart from El Tawhied Masjid station.

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Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) bus services, operated by Mwasalat Misr, arrive at Cairo Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) is 17 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI).

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  • Distance: 15.2 km
  • Duration: 57 min

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

Mwasalat Misr operates a bus from El Tawhied Masjid to Cairo Airport hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Cairo Metro
Phone
25748353 (202)
Email
contact.us@cairometro.gov.eg
Website
cairometro.gov.eg
Train from Bab el Shaaria to El Ahram
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
cairometro.gov.eg
Bus operators
Mwasalat Misr
Phone
+20 1280000012
Website
mwasalatmisr.com
Bus from El Tawhied Masjid to Cairo Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Website
Mwasalat Misr
Bus from Baron Palace to Cairo Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Website
Mwasalat Misr
Other operators
Taxi from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Nile TAXI
Phone
+20 128 011 8888
Website
nile.taxi
Cairo Airport Travel
Phone
+202 19970
Website
cairoshuttlebus.com

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