Alexandria to Cairo

Alexandria to Cairo

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Alexandria to Cairo Schedule

Alexandria to Cairo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Classic 04:30 - 07:30$ 7.77
Go Bus Classic 07:30 - 10:30$ 7.77
Go Bus Elite DD 10:30 - 13:30$ 10
Egyptair Economy #MS19512:45 - 14:05$ 141.40
Go Bus Classic 14:30 - 17:30$ 7.77
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 16:35 - 19:35$ 7.77
Go Bus Classic 19:30 - 22:30$ 7.77
Go Bus Elite Plus 20:30 - 23:30$ 8.88
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 22:30 - 01:30$ 7.77

Transportation from Alexandria to Cairo

Alexandria to Cairo Destination Reviews

Needed to rebook the drive spontaneously. The support center helped us very quick and uncomlicated.
Bus Deluxe Plus, Go Bus, Sep 27, 2022
5 customer reviews

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:

  • Flight
  • 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 Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 168.21. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 4.00.

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 69 miles (111 km). The flying distance is 69 miles (111 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 18 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 USD 4.00 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 168.21.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 4.00 to USD 9.00;
  • Bus tickets - USD 8.00 to USD 10.00;
  • flight price: USD 168.00. From Alexandria to Cairo starting from 00:00 Borg El Arab Airport until 12:40 Borg El Arab Airport

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 04:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:30. There are 44 available bus trips every day.
  • 4 by flight from Alexandria to Cairo starting from 00:00 Borg El Arab Airport until 12:40 Borg El Arab Airport

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


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.


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% decided to go for a bus.