May 13, 2010

Cairo to London travel details

Ladies and Gentlemen… here is a raggle taggle guide to how we made it home, bus by ferry by taxi by bus. Some of the trips might take you much less time, some might take hours longer. It’s a bonkers, beautiful trip to make; you can’t timetable for some happenings that might happen. But dive in, and enjoy.

29-30th March

Bus Cairo – Taba:

22.00 / 5.00

30th March

Taxi Taba – Eilat

8.30 / 9.00

Bus Eilat – Tel Aviv

11.00 / 16.25

1st April

Tel Aviv – Jerusalem

13.00 / 13.55

Number 21 Bus Jerusalem – Bethlehem

40 mins from Damascus Gate bus station. Bus leaves when it’s full.

3rd April

Taxi Bethlehem – Ramallah

About 1 hour

4th April

Minibus Ramallah – Jerusalem

07.00 / 09.30

(including time getting through checkpoint)

Bus Jerusalem – Eilat

10.00 / 14.52

Taxi Eilat – Taba

1/2 an hour

Minibus Taba – Nuweiba

1 hour

5th April

‘Fast’ Ferry Nuweiba – Aqaba

1 hour (could leave absolutely any time!)

5th – 6th April

Taxi Aqaba – Amman

23.30 – 05.00

6th – 8th April

Damascus – Istanbul

22.00 – 08.30

8th – 9th April

Bus Istanbul – Prishtina

17.30 / 09.40

11th April

Taxis Prishtina – Skopje

11.00 / 12.50

Bus Skopje – Belgrade

13.00 / 20.45

11th – 12th April

Belgrade – Brno

21.30 / 9.30

13th April

Brno – Prague

12.30 / 15.00

13th – 14th April

Prague – London

17.30 / 10.15am

2 Responses to “Cairo to London travel details”

  1. julia says:

    confused now… u flew to Cairo then did the trip back?

  2. dizraeli says:

    Hi Julia,

    We travelled to Cairo AND back by land- I just haven’t yet posted the details for how we got out there. I’ll get onto that soon, promise!

    Good luck with your baby-trip, that’s a whole new challenge.

    Peace
    Rowan