There are 3 ways to get from Suez Canal to Cairo by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi, train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ismailia to Zagazig
  2. Take a taxi from Zagazig to Banhā
  3. Take the train from Banhā to Cairo

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Suez Canal to Cairo 86.8 miles

$14 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Suez Canal to Cairo 86.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Suez Canal to Cairo is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suez Canal to Cairo is to taxi which costs $14 - $17 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Suez Canal and Cairo is 127 km. The road distance is 138.8 km.

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The best way to get from Suez Canal to Cairo without a car is to bus and taxi and train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Suez Canal to Cairo, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suez Canal to Cairo is 139 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Suez Canal to Cairo.

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There are 639+ hotels available in Cairo. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Suez Canal to Cairo.
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  • Distance: 79.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Suez Canal, Ismailia Governorate, Egypt and Cairo, Egypt?

There is no direct connection from Suez Canal to Cairo. However, you can take the taxi to Ismailia, take the bus to Zagazig, take the taxi to Banhā, then take the train to Cairo. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Cairo.

Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Banhā to Cairo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Ismailia to Zagazig
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Zagazig to Banhā
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$3 - $5

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