How To Go


Currency in Port Said


How To Go To Port Said

Transportation Guide

1) Boat

Ferries and cruise ships running between Port Said and Limassol (Cyprus) and Lattakia (Syria) were suspended in 2011 due to political instability. But expected to be resumed by the end of 2019.

2) Bus

The bus station is about 3 km from the town center at the beginning of the road to Cairo (about E£25 in a taxi).

3) Super Jet

(372 1779) Has bi-hourly buses to Cairo (E£125, four hours) and a bus to Alexandria (E£130, four hours) at 4.30pm daily.
Bookings are advisable.

East Delta Travel Co (372 9883) Also has hourly buses to Cairo (E£125, four hours) from 5 am to 9 pm daily. Buses to Alexandria (E£165, four to five hours) leave at 7 am, 11 am, 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm.

Buses to Ismailia (E£90, one to 1½ hours) depart hourly between 6 am and 6 pm.

Buses to Suez (E£110, 2½ to three hours) depart at 6 am, 10 am 2 pm and 4 pm.

4) Servees

The servees (service taxi) station is next door to the train station.

Sample fares: Cairo (E£120), Ismailia (E£80) and Suez (E£100).

5) Train

Services to Cairo (2nd-/1st-class, E£80/140, five hours), via Ismailia (E£55/90, two hours), run at 5.30am, 1 pm and 5.30pm.

There’s also a 2nd-class only service at 7.30pm. Delays are common and buses are, in general, quicker and more comfortable.