Cairo and all the major cities of India like Bangalore, Bombay, Ahmedabad, New Delhi and others are very well linked through the superb air network. There are innumerable flights including Air India, Kuwait Airways, Emirates. Air India and Egypt Air serve as direct flights to Mumbai, India.
As soon as you reach the capital city of Egypt, you may take a bus or a cab to your hotel. You can also possibly take a cab till the nearest metro station and then commute to your area of stay via metro.
Cairo is a busy city with a heavy traffic, owing to the increasing number of four wheelers.
The Egyptian rail network connects every major city of the country. Cairo is well connected to the other cities and districts. There is also a phenomenal railway starting from Cape Town, South Africa and covering the major countries like Zimbabwe to all the way till Cairo, Egypt. Cairo also has the first of the two metros in Africa. The metro being a rapid transit option takes people to just any stop in and around the city.
The bus connectivity in the city is extremely good. From the standard mini buses being run by Cairo Transportation Authority to the micro buses that are run by Private companies, it is the cheapest way to reach any destination in and around the city.
The most convenient means of getting around in Cairo is by the Metro. There are three Metro Lines you can take to get around, Ataba being ideal to go Downtown, Mar Girgis for Coptic Cairo and Bab al-Shaaria for Islamic Cairo. There is also a River Bus that takes you from Downtown Cairo to Giza as well as Cairo University. There also buses, minibuses and private buses (microbus) to help you get around the city.
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