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There are 4 ways to get from Cairo to Saqqara by train, taxi or car

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Line 1 Metro, taxi via Hadayek Helwan  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 1 Metro from Martyrs to Hadayek Helwan 1
  2. Take a taxi from Hadayek Helwan to Saqqara

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Line 1 Metro, taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 1 Metro from Martyrs to Thakanat El-Ma'adi 1
  2. Take a taxi from Thakanat El-Ma'adi to Saqqara

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo to Saqqara 18.7 miles

$2 - $4

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Saqqara 18.7 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Saqqara is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Saqqara is to taxi which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Cairo and Saqqara is 24 km. The road distance is 29.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Saqqara without a car is to line 1 Metro and taxi which takes 58 min and costs $2 - $5.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Cairo to Saqqara, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Saqqara is 30 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Cairo to Saqqara.

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There are 533+ hotels available in Saqqara. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Saqqara.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Saqqara, Egypt?

There is no direct connection from Cairo to Saqqara. However, you can take the line 1 Metro to Hadayek Helwan then take the taxi to Saqqara. Alternatively, you can take the line 1 Metro to Thakanat El-Ma'adi then take the taxi to Saqqara.

Train operators
Cairo Metro
Website
cairometro.gov.eg
Train from Martyrs to Hadayek Helwan
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
cairometro.gov.eg
Train from Martyrs to Thakanat El-Ma'adi
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
cairometro.gov.eg
Other operators
Taxi from Hadayek Helwan to Saqqara
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$2 - $4
CIT
Phone
+20 2 26701118
Easy Taxi
Phone
+20 127 737 7210
Website
easytaxi.com

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