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There are 3 ways to get from Cairo to Tripoli by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Cairo  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Tripoli (MJI) CAI - MJI

$85 - $460

2 alternative options

Bus to Borg El Arab, fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Tripoli (MJI) HBE - MJI

$90 - $496

Drive  •  26 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Tripoli 1275.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Tripoli is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 26 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Tripoli is to bus and fly which costs $90 - $500 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between Cairo and Tripoli is 1739 km. The road distance is 2040.9 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Cairo to Tripoli, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cairo Airport to Tripoli Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Tripoli is 2041 km. It takes approximately 26 h 39 min to drive from Cairo to Tripoli.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and three other airlines offer flights from Cairo Airport to Tripoli Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tripoli. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Cairo to Tripoli.
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  • Distance: 1086.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Tripoli, Libya?

Egyptair, Libyan Arab Airlines and four other airlines fly from Cairo to Tripoli 3 times a day.

Airlines
Libyan Arab Airlines
Flights from Cairo to Tripoli via Amman
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Cairo to Tripoli via Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Cairo to Tripoli via Sharm el-Sheikh, Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Borg El Arab to Tripoli
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
El-Buraq
Flights from Cairo to Tripoli via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Tripoli via Amman, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Cairo to Tripoli via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Cairo to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
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