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There are 3 ways to get from Cairo to Jerusalem by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Tel Aviv (TLV) CAI - TLV
  2. Take the train from Nat-bg to Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon

$132 - $428

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Bus  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Taba
  2. Take the bus from Eilat Central Station/Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading 444 / ...

$47

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Nuweiba
  2. Take the car ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba
  3. Drive from Aqaba to Jerusalem

$141 - $173

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Jerusalem is to bus which costs $47 and takes 15 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Jerusalem is to fly and train which costs $130 - $430 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairo to Jerusalem station. However, there are services departing from Cairo and arriving at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading via Taba Border Passage and Eilat Central Station/Platforms. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 39 min.

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The distance between Cairo and Jerusalem is 423 km.

The best way to get from Cairo to Jerusalem without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 39 min and costs $47.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Cairo to Jerusalem, including transfers.

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Cairo to Jerusalem bus services, operated by East Delta Travel, depart from Cairo station.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Tel Aviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Cairo to Jerusalem bus services, operated by Egged, arrive at Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading.

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Air Sinai and Royal Jordanian offer flights from Cairo Airport to Tel Aviv Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Jerusalem.
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  • Distance: 264.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Jerusalem, Israel?

You can take a bus from Cairo to Jerusalem via Taba, Taba Border Passage, HaTmarim Boulevard/Central Station, and Eilat Central Station/Platforms in around 15 h 39 min.

Airlines
Air Sinai
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Cairo to Tel Aviv via Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Nat-bg to Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rail.co.il
Bus operators
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Cairo to Taba
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from Eilat Central Station/Platforms to Jerusalem Central Bus Station/Unloading
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
egged.co.il
Ferry operators
AB Maritime
Phone
032092000
Email
bahaa@abmaritime.com.jo
Website
abmaritime.com.jo
Car ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
abmaritime.com.jo

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The best way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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