Transportation to and from Cairo Airport

By vehicle :

The distance from Cairo airport to downtown ‘’ Tahrir square’’ is about 22 km/13.7, the trip can take about 30 minutes, and up to 60 Minutes during rush hours.

Transportation Fare’s from Cairo Airport to ‘’Tahrir’’ square:

• An average of 13 USD or 200 L.E when using ‘’white taxi’’ cash payment is only accepted.

• Uber limousine or Careem limousine, credit card payment is accepted, application is available on play store.  

CTA bus to Cairo:

 CTA bus pick up point is in front of “terminal 1”.

Bus number ‘’111’’ route ends in Shoubra district, the bus passes by Ramses square which is in front of the main railway station in Ramses area/ district. Then you can take the Metro to Tahrir square

Bus number ‘’381’’ route ends in Imbaba district, the bus passes by Ramses Hilton hotel& casino, which is a walking distance for less than 15 minutes to Tahrir square.

 If your arrival is in Terminal 2 or Terminal 3, you will need to use the shuttle bus to reach bus stop in front of terminal 1.

Public bus:

• Public bus from Cairo Airport are air-conditioned and have free WiFi

• Single one way ticket cost 5.00 LE only.

• Bus route from Cairo Airport to Ramses square can take up 50 minutes and up to 75 minutes during rush hours

Cairo Metro:

• Cairo subway system consist of two main lines, Blue M1& red M2.

• Switching between lines can be done on Alshouhada station which is Ramses station, and Sadat station which is Tahrir square.

Please consult  public transport Cairo Airport for more information.