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Fly Istanbul to Borg El Arab, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Borg El Arab (HBE) IST - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$220 - $527

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Fly Ankara to Borg El Arab, train  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Borg El Arab (HBE) ESB - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$103 - $296

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Fly Antalya to Borg El Arab, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Antalya (AYT) to Borg El Arab (HBE) AYT - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$142 - $426

Fly Izmir to Borg El Arab, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Borg El Arab (HBE) ADB - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$123 - $276

Fly Istanbul to Cairo, bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Cairo (CAI) IST - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$180 - $399

Drive  •  29h 5m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to El Alamein 2490.4 km

$320 - $470

Turkey → Egypt
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International entry into Egypt from Turkey

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
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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 Turkey

  • 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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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Turkey

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Egypt from Turkey.

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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 Turkey from Egypt.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Turkey to El Alamein is to fly and train which costs 850 ₺ - 2.500 ₺ and takes 9h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to El Alamein is to fly and train which costs 1.800 ₺ - 4.500 ₺ and takes 5h 5m.

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The distance between Turkey and El Alamein is 1062 km. The road distance is 2490.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Turkey to El Alamein, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Borg El Arab Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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El Alamein is 1h behind Turkey. It is currently 3:35 AM in Turkey and 2:35 AM in El Alamein.

Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to El Alamein is 2490 km. It takes approximately 29h 5m to drive from Turkey to El Alamein.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul 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 Turkey to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Turkey to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 1061.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Turkey and El Alamein, Egypt?

There is no direct connection from Turkey to El Alamein. However, you can take the taxi to Istanbul airport, fly to Borg El Arab, take the taxi to Baheeg, then take the train to El Alamein. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Antalya airport, fly to Borg El Arab, take the taxi to Baheeg, then take the train to El Alamein.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$399
Flights from Antalya to Borg El Arab via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Antalya to Borg El Arab via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Izmir to Borg El Arab via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Istanbul to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Ankara to Borg El Arab via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Ankara to Borg El Arab via Dalaman, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Ankara to Borg El Arab via Diyarbakir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Ankara to Borg El Arab via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Ankara to Borg El Arab via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Ankara to Borg El Arab via Adana, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$399
Flights from Istanbul to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Antalya to Borg El Arab via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Izmir to Borg El Arab via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Ankara to Borg El Arab via Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
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

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