There are 4 ways to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) by bus, train, taxi or car
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Take the bus from El Tawhied Masjid to Cairo Airport
3 alternative options
Take the line 3 Metro from Bab el Shaaria to El Ahram
Take the line 111 bus from Baron Palace to Cairo Airport
Take a taxi from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI)
Drive from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI)
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The distance between Cairo and Cairo Airport (CAI) is 15 km. The road distance is 17.2 km.
The best way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs $1.
The bus from El Tawhied Masjid to Cairo Airport takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) bus services, operated by Mwasalat Misr, depart from El Tawhied Masjid station.
Cairo to Cairo Airport (CAI) bus services, operated by Mwasalat Misr, arrive at Cairo Airport station.
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).
There are 144+ hotels available in Cairo Airport (CAI). Prices start at $100 USD per night.
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 from Bab el Shaaria to El Ahram
- Ave. Duration
- 14 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- Schedules at
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