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There are 6 ways to get from Giza to European University Institute by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Florence  •  11h 22m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Florence (FLR) CAI - FLR

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  11h 47m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CAI - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

4 alternative options

Fly to Bologna, train  •  11h 45m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Bologna (BLQ) CAI - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Fly to Rome, train  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Rome (FCO) CAI - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.

Fly to Pisa, bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Pisa (PSA) CAI - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione

Drive  •  45h 15m

  1. Drive from Giza to European University Institute 4193.8 km
Egypt → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Egypt

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Egypt
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Egypt

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Egypt
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Isle of Man, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States and Uruguay
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Egypt

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Egypt.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in European University Institute is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in European University Institute is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in European University Institute is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Egypt from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 7 Dec 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Giza to European University Institute is to fly and train which costs $140 - $460 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Giza to European University Institute is to fly and train which costs $160 - $450 and takes 10h 23m.

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The distance between Giza and European University Institute is 2332 km. The road distance is 4193.8 km.

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It takes approximately 11h 22m to get from Giza to European University Institute, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cairo Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Giza to European University Institute is 4194 km. It takes approximately 45h 15m to drive from Giza to European University Institute.

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Air France, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Cairo Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 1723+ hotels available in European University Institute. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Giza to European University Institute.
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  • Distance: 2332.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 22m

What companies run services between Giza, Egypt and European University Institute, Italy?

Air France, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Giza to European University Institute every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cairo to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €430
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€335 - €345
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €360
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €360
Flights from Cairo to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €550
Flights from Cairo to Pisa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €340
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €340
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €470
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €350
Flights from Cairo to Pisa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €310
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €370
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cairo to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €700
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cairo to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cairo to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €650
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €450
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cairo to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €750
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€280 - €480
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €370
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €310
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €400
Flights from Cairo to Pisa via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Flights from Cairo to Pisa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €370
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €240
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Cairo to Milan Malpensa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cairo to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cairo to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €330
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€24 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€23 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€31 - €34
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com

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