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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to El Alamein by plane, train or bus

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Fly to Borg El Arab, train  •  22h 3m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Borg El Arab (HBE) MEL - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$661 - $1,703

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Fly to Cairo, bus  •  25h 10m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cairo (CAI) MEL - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$527 - $1,367

2 alternative options

Fly to Asyut, train, bus  •  33h 20m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Asyut (ATZ) MEL - ATZ
  2. Take the train from Asyūţ to Cairo
  3. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$539 - $1,374

Fly to Mersa Matruh, train  •  32h 40m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mersa Matruh (MUH) MEL - MUH
  2. Take the train from Marsa Matruh to El Alamein

$586 - $1,474

Australia → Egypt
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International entry into Egypt from Australia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Australia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Egypt from Australia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • No quarantine required
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Egypt

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Australia

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Egypt from Australia.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in El Alamein is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Alamein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Alamein is 1 metre.

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

Yes, entry into Australia from Egypt is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to El Alamein is to fly and train and bus which costs $700 - $1,900 and takes 33h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to El Alamein is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost $850 - $2,400 and takes 22h 3m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and El Alamein is 14188 km.

It takes approximately 22h 3m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to El Alamein, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Borg El Arab Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 35m and has one stopover.

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El Alamein is 8h behind Melbourne Airport (MEL). It is currently 9:03 AM in Melbourne Airport (MEL) and 1:03 AM in El Alamein.

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, WESTbahn, Emirates and three other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Alamein. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 14188.1 km
  • Duration: 22h 3m

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and El Alamein, Egypt?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to El Alamein. However, you can fly to Borg El Arab, take the taxi to Baheeg, then take the train to El Alamein. Alternatively, you can fly to Cairo, take the walk to Cairo Airport, take the bus to Cairo International Fair, take the walk to Cairo Fair, take the line 3 Metro to Ataba, take the line 2 Metro to Sadat, take the walk to Cairo, then take the bus to El Alamein.

Airlines
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Melbourne to Asyut via Dubai, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Asyut via Dubai, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Asyut via Abu Dhabi, Amman
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Asyut via Singapore Changi, Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Asyut via Doha
Ave. Duration
37h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Borg El Arab via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Cairo via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Cairo via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Asyut via Suvarnabhumi, Cairo
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Borg El Arab via Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Cairo via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Melbourne to Borg El Arab via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Cairo via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
WESTbahn
Website
westbahn.at
Flights from Melbourne to Borg El Arab via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Melbourne to Cairo via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Cairo via Abu Dhabi, Dammam
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Air Arabia Egypt
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Asyut via Doha, Amman
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Anima Wings
Website
animawings.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mersa Matruh via Doha, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Baheeg to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Asyūţ to Cairo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Marsa Matruh to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Marina 7
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
go-bus.com

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