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

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Fly Rome to Borg El Arab  •  7h 17m

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

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Fly Rome to Cairo, bus  •  9h 50m

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

Train to Naples, fly to Borg El Arab  •  10h 58m

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

Drive  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Rome to Alexandria 4618 km
Italy → Egypt
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International entry into Egypt from Italy

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

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

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Conditions of entry into Egypt from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Egypt

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Egypt is currently allowed from Italy.

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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 Alexandria is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alexandria is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alexandria is 1 metre.

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

No, returning to Italy from Egypt is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Jul 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Alexandria is to fly and bus which costs €120 - €380 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Alexandria is to fly which costs €45 - €410 and takes 7h 17m.

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The distance between Rome and Alexandria is 1952 km. The road distance is 4618 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Rome to Alexandria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Borg El Arab Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Alexandria is 4618 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Rome to Alexandria.

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

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There are 39+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 1951.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 17m

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

Wizz Air, Egyptair and two other airlines fly from Rome to Alexandria 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Naples to Borg El Arab via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $240
Flights from Naples to Borg El Arab via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab via Cairo
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Rome to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Beirut
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air Arabia Egypt
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Naples to Borg El Arab via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Naples to Borg El Arab via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$20 - $29
Smart Low Cost
$18 - $26
Smart Flex
$35 - $55
Bus operators
SuperJet
Website
superjet.com.eg
Bus from Cairo Airport to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $35
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Shared
$34

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