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.

Recommended option

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 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Suez Canal 86 miles

$4 - $7

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
Every 3 hours
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cairo to Suez Canal?

The distance between Cairo and Suez Canal is 127 km. The road distance is 138 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cairo to Suez Canal?

The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Suez Canal is to bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 5 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Cairo to Suez Canal?

The quickest way to get from Cairo to Suez Canal is to taxi which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $14 - $18.

How long does it take to get from Cairo to Suez Canal?

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