There are 4 ways to get from Cairo to Suez Canal by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cairo to Banhā
  2. Take a taxi from Banhā to Zagazig
  3. Take the bus from Zagazig to Ismailia

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Ras Sedr
  2. Take the bus from Ras Sedr to Ismailia

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo to Suez Canal 86 miles

$14 - $17

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Suez Canal 86 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cairo and Suez Canal is 127 km. The road distance is 137.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Suez Canal without a car is to train and taxi and bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Cairo to Suez Canal, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Suez Canal is 138 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Cairo to Suez Canal.

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There are four+ hotels available in Suez Canal. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Suez Canal.
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  • Distance: 79.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Suez Canal, Ismailia Governorate, Egypt?

You can take a bus from Cairo to Suez Canal via Ras Sedr and Ismailia in around 5 h.

Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to Banhā
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Zagazig to Ismailia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Cairo to Ras Sedr
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Ras Sedr to Ismailia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Banhā to Zagazig
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$4 - $5

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