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There are 3 ways to get from Giza to Cairo by train, taxi or car

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Line 2 Metro

  1. Take the line 2 Metro from Giza to Martyrs

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  1. Take a taxi from Giza to Cairo

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  1. Drive from Giza to Cairo
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline +20 2 27941506

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Regional restriction measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cairo is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cairo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cairo is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on +20 2 27941506.

Last updated: 25 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Giza to Cairo is to line 2 Metro which costs $1 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Giza to Cairo is to line 2 Metro which costs $1 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Giza and arriving at Martyrs. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Giza and Cairo is 7 km. The road distance is 11.1 km.

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The best way to get from Giza to Cairo without a car is to line 2 Metro which takes 6 min and costs $1.

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The line 2 Metro from Giza to Martyrs takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Giza to Cairo train services, operated by Cairo Metro, depart from Giza station.

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Giza to Cairo train services, operated by Cairo Metro, arrive at Martyrs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Giza to Cairo is 11 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Giza to Cairo.

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Map of how to get from Giza to Cairo.
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  • Distance: 7.1 km
  • Duration: 6 min

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

Cairo Metro operates a train from Giza to Martyrs every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
Cairo Metro
Other operators
Taxi from Giza to Cairo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Nile TAXI
Phone
+20 128 011 8888
Website
nile.taxi
Cairo Airport Travel
Phone
+202 19970
Website
cairoshuttlebus.com

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