There are 3 ways to get from Tanta to Cairo by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Tanta to Cairo Express

$1 - $2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tanta to Cairo 57.9 miles

$9 - $12

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Tanta to Cairo 57.9 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tanta and arriving at Cairo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Tanta and Cairo is 84 km. The road distance is 92.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tanta to Cairo without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs .

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The train from Tanta to Cairo takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Tanta to Cairo train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, arrive at Cairo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tanta to Cairo is 93 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Tanta to Cairo.

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There are 657+ hotels available in Cairo. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tanta to Cairo.
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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

Egyptian Railways operates a train from Tanta to Cairo hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Tanta to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Other operators
Taxi from Tanta to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12

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