Alexandria to Cairo

Alexandria to Cairo

  Sep 23, 2021, 93 trips (EGP 63 – EGP 0)

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Trains

2h 13m First: 6:00 Last: 21:27

From EGP 63
06:00
Alexandria
3h 25m ride in train #902 with Egyptian Railways
09:25
Cairo
From EGP 63 per adult
06:13
Sidi Gaber, Alexandria
3h 12m ride in train #902 with Egyptian Railways
09:25
Cairo
From EGP 63 per adult
07:00
Alexandria
2h 35m ride in train #906 with Egyptian Railways
09:35
Cairo
From EGP 114 per adult

Alexandria to Cairo Schedule

Alexandria to Cairo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Classic 03:30 - 06:30EGP 94
Go Bus Classic 05:31 - 08:31EGP 94
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 06:00 - 09:25EGP 80
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 08:15 - 10:30EGP 143
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 11:30 - 14:45EGP 80
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 13:00 - 16:20EGP 80
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 14:00 - 16:30EGP 143
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 17:00 - 19:35EGP 103
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 18:00 - 20:50EGP 103
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 20:10 - 23:20EGP 80
Go Bus Elite Plus 20:01 - 23:01EGP 141
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 22:32 - 01:32EGP 110

Transportation from Alexandria to Cairo

How to get from Alexandria to Cairo

When you want to get from Alexandria to Cairo, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about EGP 143. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as EGP 63.

How far is Alexandria from Cairo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Alexandria to Cairo. Your trip will be a total of 150 miles (240 km). The flying distance is 115 miles (185 km).

How long does it take to get from Alexandria to Cairo?

The travel time from Alexandria to Cairo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 6 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Alexandria to Cairo?

The cost of the trip from Alexandria to Cairo varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Egyptian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as EGP 63 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as EGP 143.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Alexandria to Cairo:

  • Train tickets - EGP 63 to EGP 141;
  • Bus tickets - EGP 94 to EGP 141;

How many trips per day are there between Alexandria and Cairo?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 03:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:15. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Alexandria to Cairo is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Alexandria to Cairo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Alexandria to Cairo? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.