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There are 7 ways to get from New Cairo to El Alamein by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$13 - $16

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Train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Cairo to El Alamein 939 / ...

$4 - $7

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Bus via Cairo Airport Bridge  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Cairo Airport Bridge to Ramses Station
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$13 - $38

Train via Cairo Airport Bridge  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Cairo to El Alamein 939 / ...

$5 - $30

Taxi  •  3h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from New Cairo to El Alamein 291.8 km

$30 - $45

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from New Cairo to El Alamein 291.8 km

$10 - $15

Fly, train  •  3h 33m

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

$55 - $368

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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.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New Cairo to El Alamein is to train which costs $4 - $7 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from New Cairo to El Alamein is to taxi which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3h 7m.

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The distance between New Cairo and El Alamein is 258 km. The road distance is 291.8 km.

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The best way to get from New Cairo to El Alamein without a car is to bus which takes 4h 22m and costs $13 - $16.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from New Cairo to El Alamein, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Cairo to El Alamein is to bus which takes 4h 22m and costs $13 - $16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $4 - $7 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Borg El Arab Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Cairo to El Alamein is 292 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from New Cairo to El Alamein.

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Egyptair offers flights from Cairo 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 New Cairo to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 257.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between New Cairo, Egypt and El Alamein, Egypt?

Go Bus Egypt operates a bus from Cairo to Marina 7 twice a week. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 2h 52m. Alternatively, Egyptian Railways operates a train from Cairo to El Alamein twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
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
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
Mwasalat Misr
Phone
01111148258
Email
callcenter1@mwasalatmisr.com
Website
mwasalatmisr.com
Bus from Cairo Airport Bridge to Ramses Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $24
Schedules at
mobile.mwasalatmisr.com
Shared
$24
Other operators
Taxi from New Cairo to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Nile TAXI
Phone
+20 128 011 8888
Website
nile.taxi
Cairo Airport Travel
Phone
+202 19970
Website
cairoshuttlebus.com

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The best way to get from New Cairo to Cairo Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $2 - $4.

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