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Cairo Intl. Airport

Transportation to El Arish Airport from the City Center

The distance between the city center and El Arish International Airport is quite short. For this reason you can go to the airport by taxi or rental car. There is no public transportation to the airport.

Taxi

It's easy to find a taxi in the city. Many people with private vehicles can act like taxis if there are passengers. It is advisable for passengers to take a taxi from a reliable taxi stand. If you are staying in an accommodation center, ask the receptionist to call you a reliable and formal taxi. As taximeter devices are not used in the taxis, ask about the fare before you get on, negotiate if possible and make an agreement on the fare by shaking hands. It takes 18-20 minutes by taxi to go to El Arish International Airport from the city center.

Car Rental

You can find many local companies renting cars in the center of El Arish. If you are staying at a hotel or if you have some contacts in the city, you can ask them to recommend you a reliable company for renting a car. You can reach the airport in less than twenty minutes under normal traffic conditions, via motorway 55 from the city center and following the airport signs. Be careful about careless drivers who might break the rules.

Airport Information

El Arish International Airport, 10 kilometers south of the center of El Arish, serves at a building with traces of local architecture. The density of the flights is increasing at the airport especially for Muslims, during the pilgrimage period. Apart from charter flights from El Arish International Airport, there are regular flights to Oman, Cairo and Jeddah. Because the airport is very close to the Gaza border, there may be occasional problems about flights. Passengers are advised to check the airport condition continuously prior to their flight. Standard services are provided to the passengers at the airport where there is a small cafeteria.

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2017

Transportation to Cairo City Center from Airport

One of the most important cities in history, tourism and culture, Egypt's capital city, Cairo, is hosting millions of visitors each year. Access to the city center for visitors using the Cairo International Airport, the only airport in the city, is not so easy, unlike other world capitals that host visitors.

It is possible to get to the city center from the airport at Heliopolis, which is 30 kilometers far from the center of the city, only with private shuttles, rental cars and taxis. There are also municipal buses that provide access to metro lines.

Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus

Cairo is a city shaped by the Nile River, forming various peninsulas and islands. So there are a few centers of the city. The most important of the centers are the Giza district in the east of Nile, hosting the pyramids, Wasat Al Balad, and the island named Zamalek. All of these areas are 25 to 30 kilometers from the airport. The most commonly used vehicle on this route is the shuttle.

You can arrange a private shuttle for you by phoning 19970 at the airport or phoning the same number or online in advance. You can reach to Wasat Al Balad and Zamalek at the best prices with the vehicles of maximum of 7 people + 7 luggage or 10 people + 0 luggage capacity. For Giza, you need to pay a little more.

City Buses

You can go to Ramses metro station by city bus number 111 which departs from Terminal 1 of Cairo International Airport and you can reach the city center and major centers from here by metro. However, city buses take half an hour to one and a half hours to get to the city due to traffic conditions and excessive number of bus stops.

You can also go to the Heliopolis and Nasr areas by bus and get to the newly completed metro stations from here. Green Line, one of the three metro lines in the city, is expected to reach the airport next year.

Private Service

In Cairo International Airport you also have the chance of a luxury transfer. You can choose from London-style taxis, limousines, and luxury buses for transportation. You do not have a bargaining option with these services, which are more expensive. The vehicles that you will travel with prices determined according to each region are the type of transportation that is most popular with businessmen and rich people coming to Cairo.

Car Rental

The airport hosts car rental offices of companies such as Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europecar. These companies also have offices in different regions of the city. You can get to the city center by using the Oroba road with the car you can rent from here.  The entrance to the airport with the cars costs 5 Egyptian Pounds. The airport also has a parking space with the capacity of 3,612 private vehicles.

Last Updated: 09 May 2017

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Which airports can I use for El Arish-Cairo flights?

For El Arish-Cairo flights, you can use El Arish International Airport as departure airport, and Cairo Intl. Airport, Capital Intl. Airport, Sphinx Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from El Arish-Cairo and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between El Arish-Cairo is 273 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for El Arish-Cairo flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for El Arish-Cairo flights is Monday.

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