Cairo to Port Said

Cairo to Port Said

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Cairo to Port Said Schedule

Cairo to Port Said Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Classic 04:55 - 07:25$ 5.56
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 06:10 - 08:40$ 6.66
Go Bus Elite Plus + 09:00 - 11:30$ 7.77
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 10:40 - 13:10$ 6.66
Go Bus Elite DD 13:31 - 16:01$ 8.88
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 15:00 - 17:30$ 6.66
Go Bus Elite Plus 17:45 - 20:15$ 7.77
Go Bus Classic 19:30 - 22:00$ 5.56
Go Bus Classic 21:15 - 23:45$ 5.56
Go Bus Classic 23:30 - 02:00$ 5.56

Transportation from Cairo to Port Said

How to get from Cairo to Port Said

When you want to get from Cairo to Port Said, 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 Bus. 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 Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 8.88. 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 Cairo from Port Said?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Cairo to Port Said. Your trip will be a total of 132 miles (211 km). The flying distance is 102 miles (163 km).

How long does it take to get from Cairo to Port Said?

The travel time from Cairo to Port Said can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 5 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Cairo to Port Said?

The cost of the trip from Cairo to Port Said 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 Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 8.88.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 4.00 to USD 4.00;
  • Bus tickets - USD 6.00 to USD 9.00;

How many trips per day are there between Cairo and Port Said?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 06:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:30. There are 30 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Cairo to Port Said 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 Port Said

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Cairo to Port Said? 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.