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Train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Marsa Matruh to El Alamein 939 / ...

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein 181.3 km

$19 - $23

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein 181.3 km

$6 - $9

Mersa Matruh → El Alamein
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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  • 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.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein is to train, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein is to taxi which costs $19 - $23 and takes 2h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marsa Matruh and arriving at El Alamein. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Mersa Matruh and El Alamein is 173 km. The road distance is 181.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs $1 - $2.

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The train from Marsa Matruh to El Alamein takes 2h 54m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Mersa Matruh to El Alamein train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, depart from Marsa Matruh station.

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Mersa Matruh to El Alamein train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, arrive at El Alamein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mersa Matruh to El Alamein is 181 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein.

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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 Mersa Matruh to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 172.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Mersa Matruh, Egypt and El Alamein, Egypt?

Egyptian Railways operates a train from Marsa Matruh to El Alamein 4 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2h 54m.

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Taxi from Mersa Matruh to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Estimated price
$19 - $23

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