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How To Get From Cairo Airport To Alexandria – All Possible Ways

Last updated on December 16th, 2022 at 04:55 pm

How To Get From Cairo Airport To Alexandria - All Possible Ways

We will write how to get from Cairo airport to Alexandria. The distance from Cairo airport to Alexandria is 235 kilometers. Click here to book online Cairo activities and Giza Tour

The travel time by taxi from Cairo airport to Alexandria is around 2 hours and 45 minutes. The taxi fare from Cairo to Alexandria is around 1200-1500 EGP which is $80-90 USD. Read here how to get from Cairo airport to city center and Cairo airport to pyramids

The cheapest way from Cairo airport to Alexandria is by bus, metro and train for $10 USD and you can book online. The bus travel time from Cairo to Alexandria is around 4-5 hours little bit longer than a taxi since you have to transfer.

You can also rent a car in Cairo airport or get a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi.

SIM CARD AT EGYPT AIRPORT

I wouldn’t recommend you to buy a sim card at Egypt airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Egypt. Read here Egypt sim card for tourist and best Egypt eSim

The cheapest Egyptian eSim for Egypt for €24 with 4 GB data valid for 14 days with MTX Connect eSim. You can get Airalo Egypt eSim prepaid for $36 USD with 3 GB data and for $49 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%).

Holafly Egypt eSim for $50 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER coming with 6 GB data valid for 15 days. Ubigi Egypt eSim for $14 USD with 1 GB data valid for 30 days and for $28 USD with 3 GB data valid for 30 days. And for $54 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days. (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%).

Read here Egyptian food, what to wear in Egypt, best restaurants in Cairo and Egypt travel tips.

WHERE TO STAY IN CAIRO

For accommodation in Cairo you can find deals starting from $25 USD per room. If you prefer mid-budget accommodation will cost $40-60 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Egypt. 

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CAIRO AIRPORT TO ALEXANDRIA

AIRPORT BUS CAIRO AIRPORT TO ALEXANDRIA PLUS TRAIN (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Cairo airport to Alexandria is by bus. The Airport Bus Cairo airport to Cairo Bus Station and Railway Station is running every 30 minutes starting from 7 50 am until 6 15 pm.

The bus fare from Cairo airport to Ramses Railway Station is 5 EGP which less than $1 USD one-way ticket and you pay to the bus driver just make sure you have small bills and local currency.

The total travel time from Cairo airport to Ramses Railway Station is around 50 minutes and can be longer depending on the traffic. There are two buses going from Cairo airport to Cairo Bus Terminal Bus Number 111 to Shoubra and Bus Number 381 to Imbaba.

Both of them are stopping at Ramses Railway Station where you can go walking, taking a bus, metro or taxi depending on where is your final destination in the city.

BUS FROM CAIRO TO ALEXANDRIA

The bus from Cairo to Alexandria is leaving from Cairo Bus Terminal and the travel time is around 3 hours and 30 minutes. The bus fare from Cairo to Alexandria is around $6-10 USD and you can book online.

The buses run every 20-30 minutes from Cairo airport to Alexandria during the day. The total travel time is around 5 hours with the waiting time from Cairo airport to Alexandria.

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TRAIN CAIRO TO ALEXANDRIA

The train is the best and cheapest way from Cairo to Alexandria. The trains are leaving Ramses Railway Station running every hour during the day and the travel time is around 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours and 30 minutes.

The train fare from Cairo to Alexandria is around $4-7 USD. The total travel time by train from Cairo airport to Alexandria is around 4 hours. Check here shcedule and prices train from Cairo to Alexandria!

CAIRO METRO MAP

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There is no transportation from Cairo airport to Ramses Railway Station and Bus Terminal in Cairo by metro. Cairo Metro has subway three lines: the Blue Line M1, the Red Line M2 and Green M3 Line (it will be extended to the airport).

The metro fare is around 10 EGP which is less than $1 USD to move around the city. You will have to get to Al Shohadaa Metro Terminal which is within walking distance to Ramses Railway Station and Bus Terminal in Cairo.

BY TAXI FROM CAIRO AIRPORT TO ALEXANDRIA

If you go from Cairo airport to Alexandria by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Cairo airport to Alexandria is around 2 hours and 45 minutes.

The taxi fare from Cairo airport to Alexandria is 1500 EGP which is $80-100 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and will depend on traffic and your final destination.

UBER CAIRO AIRPORT TO ALEXANDRIA

If you go from Cairo airport to Alexandria by Uber you should know is working. The travel time is around 2 hours and 45 minutes by Uber. And the Uber fare from Cairo airport to Alexandria is around 1200 EGP which is $80-90 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination and it’s usually cheaper than a regular taxi.

CAR RENTAL AT CAIRO AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Cairo’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Alexandria. It will take you around 2 hours and 45 minutes to get to Cairo from the airport by private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport for €30 per day.

Car rental options can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Cairo and Alexandria. Make sure you have a parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Alexandria.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM CAIRO AIRPORT TO ALEXANDRIA

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Cairo. Prices are around €80 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €20 per person.

BEST WAY FROM CAIRO AIRPORT TO ALEXANDRIA

If you are coming from Cairo airport to Alexandria I will not get complicated and I will book a private transfer or a taxi from the airport especially if you are traveling with 3-4 people prices are so cheap around $20 USD.

If you are on a budget you can get a bus, train and metro and it will cost you around $10 USD and you can book online. You will save more than one hour if you go by private transportation from Cairo airport to Alexandria.

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WHERE TO STAY IN ALEXANDRIA

How To Get From Cairo Airport To Alexandria - All Possible Ways

For accommodation in Alexandria you can find deals starting from $25 USD per room. If you prefer mid-budget accommodation will cost $40-60 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Egypt. 

Click here to get the best deals in Egypt with Booking.

BEST TIME TO VISIT EGYPT

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In Egypt the summer months from June to August is so hot the weather. During the winter months from November to February the temperature is mild. We believe the best time to visit Egypt is during the spring months from March to May when the days are fresh and sunny.

Click here to know more about the weather in Egypt!

ATMS AND CURRENCY IN EGYPT

There are ATMs in Egypt and exchange offices in the main touristic points. The main currencies are accepted and the local currency is the Egyptian Pound around $1= 15 EGP.

Click here to know the exact rate

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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