There are 4 ways to get from Suez to Cairo by train, taxi or car

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Train via Ayn Shams  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams

$2

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Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Cairo

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Suez to Cairo 83.6 miles

$12 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Suez to Cairo 83.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Suez to Cairo is to train which costs $1 - $2 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suez to Cairo is to taxi which costs $12 - $15 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Suez and arriving at Cairo. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Suez and Cairo is 123 km. The road distance is 133.8 km.

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The best way to get from Suez to Cairo without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $1 - $3.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Suez to Cairo, including transfers.

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Suez to Cairo train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, depart from Suez station.

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Suez to Cairo train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, arrive at Ayn Shams station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suez to Cairo is 134 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Suez 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 to Cairo.
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  • Distance: 77.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

What companies run services between Suez, Egypt and Cairo, Egypt?

Egyptian Railways operates a train from Suez to Cairo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Suez to Ayn Shams
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Suez to Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Other operators
Taxi from Suez to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15

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