SSS Cairo Summer School

Faculty of Medicine-Cairo University

Getting Around

Subway Taxi Uber/Careem Public Buses Walk

Subway

Greater Cairo has a decent subway system and one of only two in Africa, with 3 interconnecting lines and 64 stations in total, the nearest Subway station to the hotel is "Saad Zaghloul" station in line 1 and the nearest to college is "Al Sayeda Zeinab" station in line 1.

 

 

 

 

 

Taxi

taxi

The New Cairo Taxi is available all across Cairo, although there are Taximeters in cars, but drivers may not operate them and charge you an estimated higher price.

 

 

 

 

 

Uber/Careem

Careem-Uber-newlogothe innovative transportation method made a huge success in a relatively short period, available for affordable prices and mostly cheaper than Taxis....download the Mobile App for Uber or Careem  and request a ride, Credit/Debit Card or Cash are accepted as payment methods.

 

 

 

Public Buses

There is a public bus system that offers several lines of service at different prices.

There is the standard full-sized bus service run by the Cairo Transport Authority (1 LE)and(2 LE) and minibuses run by companies subcontracted by the government (2.5LE)
Other transport services includes the Micro-buses,  privately run by individuals. The Micro-buses are the cheapest form of transport in Cairo, yet not very reliable.

 

 

 

 

Walk

You can take a walk from your accommodation to Kasr Al Ainy (1.0 Km) in 5 mins across "Faculty of Medicine bridge" and enjoy the views of Morning Cairo and the Nile.

 
Cairo International Summer School