overshenno incorrectly called "city", El-Alameyn settles down on the dusty plain in 106 km from Alexandria located along a back road which turns deep into the continent from the coastal highway. All passing by can behold nothing, without considering chaotic constructions, yet will not reach to the Italian military cemetery in 9 km further on the highway. If you presume to yourselves this, that an ordinary way to visit El-Alameyn – to rent the car with the driver in Avis or El Lord in Alexandria for 450 pounds. Or you can take a taxi per day in Alexandria of pounds for 200 is dependent on your ability to bargain.
Though it is comparably expensive, the car allows you to reach the cemeteries located far and to leave El-Alameyna without troubles – the main advantage over public transport. Buses of the West Delta company which go each hour from Alexandria to Merce Matrukh, can land you at the policeman control пт on turn to the Military cemetery of allies or on 1 km is farther on the West on the highway, is closer to the Military museum. This trip will cost you 6-7 pounds. Other way – to catch the mini-bus (4 pounds) from the terminal Mukharrem Bey in Alexandria. Though to reach a place it is quite simple, can leave to be more difficult. Go back on the highway and try to stop though what bus or the mini-bus going in the suitable direction, but it is necessary to make sure that they go to that place where it is necessary for you (Alexandria or Merce Matrukh), on another you risk to get not there if they it is curtailed with the highway to settlements Bakhig or al-Nikma Races, from where can be transport considering a personal taxi.
If you wish тормознуть on a place, before you a difficult choice between Al-Atap’s dirty hotel (046/493-8324;) opposite to a museum and more remote magnificent beach hotels along the coast.