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

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 and the travel time from Cairo airport to Alexandria is around 2 hours and 45 minutes by taxi and 1200-1500 EGP which is $80-90 USD from Cairo to Alexandria.

The cheapest way from Cairo airport to Alexandria is by bus, metro and train around 4-5 hours total travel time and around $10 USD depending on your final destination. Click here to book online Cairo and Giza Tour

You can also rent a car in Cairo airport or get a private transfer. Read here Egypt sim card for tourist, Egyptian food, what to wear in Egypt, best restaurants in Cairo, how to get from Cairo airport to city center, Cairo airport to pyramids and Egypt travel tips.

WHERE TO STAY IN CAIRO

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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 a taxi depending 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 hour and 30 minutes. The bus fare from Cairo to Alexandria is around $6-10 USD.

The buses are running every 20-30 minutes 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 from Ramses Railway Station running every hour during the day and the travel time is around 2 hour 30 minutes to 3 hour and 30 minutes.

The train fare 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 has a 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 and is walking distance to Ramses Railway Station and Bus Terminal in Cairo.

BY TAXI 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 is around 2 hour and 45 minutes and 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 it will depending 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 hour 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 depending 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 hour and 45 minutes to get to Cairo from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport for €30 per day.

Car rental option 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 parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Alexandria.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION 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.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!

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 3-4 people prices are so cheap around $20 USD.

If you are on a budget you can get bus, train and metro and it will cost you around $10 USD. 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

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For accommodation in Alexandria you can find deals starting from $25 USD per a 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.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT EGYPT

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In Egypt 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 accepting and the local currency is the Egyptian Pound around $1= 15 EGP.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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