There are 4 ways to get from Cairo to El Alamein by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus • 2h 52m
$9 - $11
Train • 5h 15m
$1 - $3
2 alternative options
Taxi • 2h 46m
$30 - $40
Drive • 2h 46m
$8 - $13
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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
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.
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 to El Alamein is to train which costs $1 - $3 and takes 5h 15m.
The fastest way to get from Cairo to El Alamein is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $30 - $40 and takes 2h 46m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairo and arriving at Marina 7. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 52m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cairo and arriving at El Alamein. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.
The distance between Cairo and El Alamein is 237 km. The road distance is 260.6 km.
The best way to get from Cairo to El Alamein without a car is to bus which takes 2h 52m and costs $9 - $11.
The bus from Cairo to Marina 7 takes 2h 52m including transfers and departs twice a week.
Cairo to El Alamein bus services, operated by Go Bus Egypt, depart from Cairo station.
Cairo to El Alamein train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, depart from Cairo station.
The best way to get from Cairo to El Alamein is to bus which takes 2h 52m and costs $9 - $11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 5h 15m.
What companies run services between Cairo, 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.
Train from Cairo to El Alamein
- Ave. Duration
- 5h 15m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Cairo to El Alamein bus services, operated by Go Bus Egypt, arrive at Marina 7 station.
Cairo to El Alamein train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, arrive at El Alamein station.
Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to El Alamein is 261 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Cairo to El Alamein.
There are eight+ hotels available in El Alamein. Prices start at $100 USD per night.