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How To Go To Suez

Travel To Suez By:

1) Bus

The bus station is 5km out of town along the road to Cairo. East Delta Travel Co (356 4853) Has buses to Cairo (E£15 to E£20, two hours) every 30 minutes from 6 am to 9 pm.

Buses to Sharm el-Sheikh (E£135 to E£200, six hours) depart at 8.30am, 11 am, 1.30pm, 3 pm, 4.30pm, 5.15pm, and 6 pm. Most stops in Al-Tor (E£85 to E£130, 4½ hours) and the 11 am service goes on to  Dahab (E£190, seven hours).

There is one bus daily at 2 pm to St Catherine Protectorate (E£125, four hours). Buses to Taba and Nuweiba (both E£145 to E£200) leave at 3 pm and 5 pm. Buses to Ismailia (E£6, 1½ hours) depart every half hour from 6 am to 4 pm.

Departures to Port Said (E£80, 2½ hours) are at 7 am, 9 am, 11 am, 12.15pm and 3.30pm.

Upper Egypt Bus Co Buses to Hurghada (E£135 to E£160, four hours) leave almost hourly between 5 am and 11 pm. There are buses to Luxor (E£160 to E£210, nine to 10 hours) via Qena (E£145 to E£180, five to six hours) at 8 am 2 pm and 8 pm.

2) Servees

The servees station is beside the bus station and prices are similar to the buses. The only place in the Sinai they serve is Al-Tor

3) Train

Six uncomfortable 2nd-class Cairo-bound trains depart Suez daily (E£75 to E£180, three hours) going only as far as Ain Shams, 10km northeast of central Cairo; the first Cairo bound train leaves at 5.30am. There are also eight slow trains to Ismailia.