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  • Cairo

    Cairo

    Cairo

    The captial of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means "the victorious city". As the region's principal commercial, administrative, and tourist centre.
  • Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Egypt's second largest city (3.5 million people), its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. No city in Egypt has history as rich as that of Alexandria which witnessed so many historic events and legends!
  • Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor hosts one third of the whole monuments and antiquities of the world. Therefore, it is considered one of the most important tourism spots in Egypt and maybe in the whole world.
  • Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan is the 3rd largest city in Egypt and the biggest in Upper Egypt. Aswan was the ancient Egyptians' gateway to Africa. Today Aswan is major stop for may Nile cruise ships depart from Luxor to Aswan everyday.
  • Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm El Sheikh

    Sharm is the the jewel of Egyptian tourism industry now. The city offer some of the finest places for diving and snorkeling in the world, it offers great value for money if compared with many diving spots in the world.
  • Hurhgada

    Hurhgada

    Hurghada

    Hurghada today is a world centre for sea sports such as diving, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, and deep-sea fishing. The unique offshore underwater gardens are justifiably famous amongst divers

Transportation in Egypt

Egypt has approximately 8600 km (about 5300 Mile) of railroads. The principal railway line links Aswan and points north in the Nile Valley to Alexandria on the Mediterranean coast. The inland waterways of Egypt including the Nile, navigable throughout its course in the country, the approximately 1600 km (about 1000 mi) of shipping canals, and the more than 17,700 km (more than 11,000 mi) of irrigation canals in the Nile delta—are used extensively for transportation. Camel caravans are employed to a limited extent in the desert.

egypt transport

Two highways connect Cairo with Alexandria. Other highways connect Cairo to Port Said, Suez and Al Fayoum. The total length of highways and roads is about 38,000 km (about 23,600 mi), of which about 18,000 km (about 11,200 mi) are highways. International airlines provide regular services between Cairo and Alexandria and major world centres. Egypt-Air, the government-owned airline, also provides domestic and foreign services; the country has about 80 airfields. The major port is Alexandria, followed by Port Said and Suez, all of which are served by numerous shipping companies. The Suez Canal, which was closed from 1967 until mid 1975, produces substantial annual toll revenues. In the early 1990s about 16,600 vessels used the canal each year.

Distances between major town and places in Egypt in KM.

DISTANCES BETWEEN MAJOR TOWNS IN EGYPT

The distances to the left are in Km, and the ones to the right are in miles

 

Cairo

Alex

Luxor

Aswan

Hurg

Sharm

Ismailia

Suez

Marsa Matruh

Port Said

Minya

Cairo

 

139

420

563

329

342

87

81

318

139

154

Alex

224

 

556

701

472

438

169

226

179

222

293

Luxor

676

895

 

139

186

644

489

503

736

556

241

Aswan

906

1128

223

 

319

861

648

649

879

701

407

Hurg

529

759

299

513

 

458

303

245

651

354

378

Sharm

550

705

1036

1386

737

 

268

213

617

352

454

Ismailia

140

272

785

1043

487

431

 

57

348

53

241

Suez

130

364

810

1044

395

342

91

 

405

108

241

Marsa Matruh

512

288

1185

1415

1047

993

560

652

 

401

472

Port Said

224

357

895

1128

569

566

85

174

645

 

293

Minya

248

472

387

655

608

730

387

388

760

472

 

 

Realted links:
Bus Timetables 
Egypt Train Timetables
Ferries Timetables 
Domestic flights info
Addresses of all airlines in Egypt

Tourists who visit this page also visit the following pages:

Bus Timetables 
Bus timetables to and from all major tourist towns in Egypt
Ferries Timetables 
Ferries Schedules and timetable to sharm , hurghada ferry , newiba ferry and many more
Egypt Train Timetables
Egypt guide for train timetables to all tourist sites in Egypt and all major towns in Egypt.
Transportation in Egypt
Gerneral info about Transportation in Egypt