Bus/Microbus, Cairo

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  • Bus from Pyramids to Cairo Downtown

    by vtmiki Updated Oct 31, 2009

    It is very easy to find a bus to go back from Pyramids to Cairo Downtown (behind the Egyptian Museum). Near the main entrance of the Giza site you can find different busses waiting for passengers, ask to the driver if he passes through the center. The bus I took was in good condition, air-conditioned and costed only 2 LE!

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  • From Cairo to Sinai/Red Sea by bus

    by vtmiki Written Oct 31, 2009

    From Cairo you can easily reach Sinai, the Red Sea and many other destinations with a regular bus service. It is cheap and with air-conditioning. Cairo Bus Station for travel outside the city is named "Cairo Gateway" but is more commonly known as "Turgomàn Garage". Signs inside are both in English and Arabic. I advise to buy tickets one day in advance. For my trip from Cairo to Taba I spent 70 LE (October 2009). The travel was around 5 hours. Three busses per day at 6.00, 9.30 and 22.15. The company I travelled with is East Delta.
    Take also a look to this page..
    http://wikitravel.org/en/Cairo_to_Jerusalem_by_bus

    Bus from Cairo to Sinai/Red Sea
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    Many ways to travel....

    by alexsattic Written Mar 22, 2005

    In addition to plentiful taxes, I saw at least three other ways to travel around Cairo. We only used taxis when we weren't walking so I can't give any information on them.

    They ranged in size from this minibus in the picture up to a full-size city bus.

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    Tahrir Square.!

    by siso010 Written Jul 31, 2005

    Its another important location in Cairo where considered to be the second central station of Cairo.!

    its a very big place it contains the Egyptian museum and the bus station also flucca will be taken from there "Marsa"

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    Big Tour Buses

    by machomikemd Written Oct 22, 2013

    since Egypt has a vibrant tourism Industry (although it suffered a steep drop after the 2011 revolution and current instability) there are many big tour buses in egypt operated by the egyptian travel agencies and most of them also offer free wifi service to techie tourists like us who uses the internet often to check facebook, virtual tourist, instagram, four square and more. the tour buses also have 2 designated drivers who alternatively shift hours if you are on a long travel to destinations far from cairo like going to the Red Sea Riviera in South Sinai. these tour buses are the most comfortable means of transport in going around cairo.

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    Get a coach tour

    by clueless83 Written Jun 13, 2010

    So it might not be very adventurous but sometimes this isn't always a bad thing. Watching the insanity of the Cairo traffic isn't quite so hair-raising from the comfort of a coach!
    If the road is 3 lanes wide then you can be sure that the cars won't be sticking to 3 lanes and will try to make 5 lanes if possible - squeeze into every gap available. I dread to think what its like trying to navigate Cairo by foot!

    Hectic traffic
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    Take the local bus

    by kittivitti Written Jun 17, 2007

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    Don't go by tourist bus to the Pyramids. It costs about $2 instead of about a quarter by local bus form the bus station under the bridge near Egyptian Museum

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    The best way to get around in...

    by Nobbe Updated Feb 22, 2005

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    The best way to get around in Cairo is by a bus tour. Don't even think of driving on your own. The traffic is VERY chaotic!!!

    Photo from the bustour
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    Westerners have to be escorted at times

    by antiphonos Written Oct 2, 2002

    If you travel outside of Cairo, sometimes the soldiers with nothing to do will "escort" westerners ( especially Americans ) even in the north where violence against foreigners is rare.

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