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There are 4 ways to get from Rome to Alexandria by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Rome to Borg El Arab  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Borg El Arab (HBE) FCO - HBE

$174 - $483

Cheapest option

Fly Rome to Cairo, bus  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cairo (CAI) FCO - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo Airport to Alexandria

$130 - $278

2 alternative options

Train to Naples, fly to Borg El Arab  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Borg El Arab (HBE) NAP - HBE

$132 - $749

Drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Drive from Rome to Alexandria 2889.6 miles

$650 - $1,000

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Alexandria is to fly and bus which costs 110€ - 250€ and takes 9h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Alexandria is to fly which costs 150€ - 420€ and takes 8h 52m.

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The distance between Rome and Alexandria is 1952 km. The road distance is 4623.3 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 52m to get from Rome to Alexandria, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Borg El Arab Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 41m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Alexandria is 4623 km. It takes approximately 2 days 1h to drive from Rome to Alexandria.

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Middle East Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Egyptair and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are 200+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 8€ - 15€.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 1220 miles
  • Duration: 8h 52m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Alexandria, Egypt?

Egyptair, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Rome to Alexandria 5 times a day.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab via Cairo
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Rome to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Naples to Borg El Arab via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,300
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Naples to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Beirut
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Italo Treno
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Cairo Airport to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Price
$1 - $2

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