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Fly to Borg El Arab, train  •  10h 57m

  1. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Borg El Arab (HBE) TLV - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$126 - $370

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus, train  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Tel Aviv Grand Beach Hotel to Eilat Airport - Yellow Gas Station
  2. Take the bus from Taba to Cairo
  3. Take the train from Cairo to El Alamein 939

$47 - $49

1 alternative option

Fly to Cairo, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Cairo (CAI) TLV - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$196 - $452

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International entry into Egypt from Israel

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Israel
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Egypt from Israel

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • No quarantine required
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Egypt

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Considerations leaving from Israel

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Egypt from Israel.

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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 El Alamein is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Alamein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Alamein 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, but conditions apply when returning to Israel from Egypt.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tel Aviv to El Alamein is to night bus and bus and train which costs ₪ 150 - ₪ 160 and takes 20h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Tel Aviv to El Alamein is to fly and bus which costs ₪ 600 - ₪ 1,500 and takes 8h 44m.

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The distance between Tel Aviv and El Alamein is 570 km.

The best way to get from Tel Aviv to El Alamein without a car is to night bus and bus and train which takes 20h 45m and costs ₪ 150 - ₪ 160.

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It takes approximately 10h 57m to get from Tel Aviv to El Alamein, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tel Aviv Airport to Borg El Arab Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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El Alamein is 1h behind Tel Aviv. It is currently 2:08 AM in Tel Aviv and 1:08 AM in El Alamein.

Royal Jordanian, Air Cairo, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Tel Aviv Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Alamein. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tel Aviv to Tel Aviv Airport is to line 13 train which takes 19 min and costs ₪ 11 - ₪ 16.

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Map of how to get from Tel Aviv to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 570.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 57m

What companies run services between Tel Aviv, Israel and El Alamein, Egypt?

There is no direct connection from Tel Aviv to El Alamein. However, you can take the line 13 train to נתב''ג, take the walk to Tel Aviv airport, fly to Borg El Arab, take the taxi to Baheeg, then take the train to El Alamein. Alternatively, you can take the line 13 train to נתב''ג, take the walk to Tel Aviv airport, fly to Cairo, take the walk to Cairo Airport, take the bus to Cairo International Fair, take the walk to Cairo Fair, take the line 3 Metro to Ataba, take the line 2 Metro to Sadat, take the walk to Cairo, then take the bus to El Alamein.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Borg El Arab via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Tel Aviv to Borg El Arab via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Borg El Arab via Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Tel Aviv to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $8,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Borg El Arab via Amman
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Borg El Arab via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Baheeg to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Marina 7
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Eilat Shuttle
Website
eilatshuttle.com
Night bus from Tel Aviv Grand Beach Hotel to Eilat Airport - Yellow Gas Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Website
Eilat Shuttle
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Taba to Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com

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