Egyptian Border Crossings Operating Hours

As a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus, many changes have been made in operating processes at international borders. The services provided to travellers at borders crossings have been significantly restricted, Please note changes in procedures and operating hours associated with the Novel Coronavirus. Find more information, click here.

Nitzana/Al Auja crossing Sunday-Thursday Friday-Saturday
Freight terminal 08:30 - 16:30 Closed

For imports: In order to release goods from storage, it is advisable to arrive no later than 14:00.

For exports: It is advisable to arrive in the morning and no later than 13:00.

Taba crossing Sunday-Thursday Friday-Saturday
Passenger terminal Open 24 hours Open 24 hours
Notes During holidays, the crossing operating hours are liable to change. Click here for relevant upcoming holiday schedules.
Rafah crossing Sunday-Thursday Friday-Saturday
Passenger terminal As of 01 February 2019, Rafah Crossing was open in both directions on week days and closed on weekends for pre-registered Gaza ID Holders.
The situation at the crossing and the Sinai is still unstable, and travellers should confirm Rafah Crossing is open before proceeding to the crossing.