Cairo to Alexandria

Cairo to Alexandria

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Cairo to Alexandria Schedule

Cairo to Alexandria Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Air Cairo Economy 00:01 - 13:30EGP 3,851
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 02:05 - 05:05EGP 151
Go Bus Elite DD 04:45 - 07:45EGP 211
Egyptair Economy 06:30 - 11:35EGP 3,557
Egyptair Economy 09:00 - 12:05$ 155.74
Egyptair Economy #MS4410:00 - 11:00$ 155.69
Egyptair Economy 13:45 - 09:50EGP 3,512
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 15:45 - 18:45$ 7.77
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 16:44 - 19:44$ 7.77
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 19:40 - 22:40$ 5.56
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 20:50 - 23:50EGP 151
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 22:00 - 01:00EGP 151

Transportation from Cairo to Alexandria

Facts about the transport from Cairo to Alexandria

Cheapest Transport$5
Fastest Transport3h
Earliest Departure12:05 AM
Latest Departure11:55 PM
Departures per day24
Distance150 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir Cairo, Egyptair, Egyptian Railways, Go Bus

Cairo to Alexandria Destination Reviews

It is a bit difficult to find the station. Afterwards all was fine
Bus Elite DD, Go Bus, Sep 29, 2023
Windows are durty. It was too long to stay at rest house about 40 mins.Then arrived alexandria at 13:00.Delayed 1 hour and 10 mins.There are no USB.
Bus Deluxe Plus, Go Bus, May 5, 2023
Bus a little late. One of the workers asked for a tip when taking my bag. However other than that. Bus was comfortable,clean, and got me there!
Bus Elite Plus, Go Bus, Aug 31, 2022
15 customer reviews

How to get from Cairo to Alexandria

When you want to get from Cairo to Alexandria, 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 Bus. 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 Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 5.55. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 4.43.

How far is Cairo from Alexandria?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Cairo to Alexandria. Your trip will be a total of 94 miles (150 km). The flying distance is 94 miles (150 km).

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

The travel time from Cairo to Alexandria can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 23 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Cairo to Alexandria varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Go Bus: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 4.43 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 5.55.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 4.42 to USD 5.55;
  • Train tickets - USD 39.59 to USD 45.57;
  • flight price: USD 112.80 - USD 114.45. From Cairo to Alexandria starting from 14:00 Cairo Airport until 23:55 Cairo Airport

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 00:05 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:45. There are 24 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Cairo to Alexandria 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 Cairo to Alexandria

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Cairo to Alexandria? 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:

  • 99% decided to go for a bus.
  • 1% Other