Shuttle Buses

New Cairo Faculty Housing Shuttle Services

Shuttle services are provided for the exclusive use of New Cairo Faculty Housing (NCFH) residents and is limited to AUC employees living in NCFH, their spouses and children, and their short-term visitors from abroad.

Residents of NCFH are required to carry a pass from the housing office in order to use the shuttle services. The resident must apply for and obtain a shuttle pass from the Housing Office.

AUC employees who are not residents of NCFH, local visitors, domestic workers or other employees of NCFH are NOT eligible to use the NCFH shuttle services.

Any AUC community member not residing in NCFH is not allowed to use the shuttle service.

Bus Routes and Schedules to Commercial Areas and from/to AUC New Cairo Campus 

For NCFH Shuttle Services for short-term visitors, click here.

Buses only run at the scheduled times. Riders must call the NCFH building 1 guard desk at ext. 4645 and building 3 guard desk at ext. 4650 or 02.2615.4645/4650 from a mobile phone to report the number of riders at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time in order to ensure that an appropriate vehicle is sent. This is applicable on the commercial areas shuttle, as well as the shuttle from/to AUC New Cairo Campus.

The shuttle picks-up the riders from the main entrance of NCFH buildings 1 and 3.

Make sure that the guards know the building for which you are requesting a shuttle (1 or 3). You must have a shuttle sticker on your ID card to be able use the shuttle. The shuttles will only run if requested by a NCFH member.

* Drivers are required to abide by departure times and will not wait for late passengers. Please arrive before the departure times.

There are various destinations for the shopping shuttle.  Please use the tables below to plan your trips. The route from NCFH to Cairo Festival City includes requested stops at Americana Mall, Meeting Point, Oscar, 7-Stars Mall, Downtown Mall and Cairo Festival City (Carrefour gate). You can be dropped off at any location mentioned above along the route, but pick-up is not guaranteed if you are not going to the designated destination. Return time will be agreed upon by passengers at the destination point. Although priority will always be given to the designated destination, in case of if there is a consensus among the passengers, any of the destinations in the table could be adopted by the shopping shuttle. 

Weekdays (Sunday - Thursday)

Departure Time Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
 *11:30 am

 Cairo Festival City

 Oscar

 Cairo Festival City

 Cairo Festival City

 Rehab
 **7:00 pm

 Cairo Festival City

 Rehab

 Cairo Festival City

 Oscar

 Cairo Festival City

 

 

*The 11:30 pm shuttle must be on campus by 2:30 pm.

**The 7 pm shuttle must be on campus by 10:00 pm. Please make arrangements to take a taxi home if you will be late.

If you need to head to Downtown earlier, check the AUC bus route #12 schedule here; it departs campus at 8:30 am on weekdays.

Weekends and Holidays

Departure Time Friday Saturday and Holidays
*10:00 am

 Oscar
(Zahraa Metro drop-off only)

 NCFH to Festival City
 (Zahraa Metro drop-off only)

**2:00 pm  NCFH to Festival City  Rehab
***6:00 pm  Rehab  Oscar

 

 

*The 10:00 am shuttle can drop off at Zahraa Metro Station. The 10:00 am shuttle must be on campus by 12:30 pm.

**The 2:00 pm shuttle must be on campus by 4:30 pm.

**The 6:00 pm shuttle must be on campus by 8:30 pm. Please make arrangements to take a taxi home if you will be late.

 

Sunday to Thursday
Departure time

 

From NCFH From Campus
8:00 am  
8:30 am 9:00 am
9:30 am 10:00 am
10:30 am  
11:30 am 12:00 pm
12:30 pm 1:00 pm
  2:00 pm
2:30 pm 3:00 pm
3:30 pm 4:00 pm
4:30 pm 5:00 pm
5:30 pm** 6:00 pm
  7:00 pm
  8:00 pm
  9:00 pm
  10:30 pm

** Thursdays only 

Saturday
Departure time
From NCFH From Campus
8:30 am*  
10:00 am  
  1:00 pm
2:00 pm  
  3:00 pm
  5:00 pm
6:00 PM  
  7:00 pm
  9:00 pm
*Saturday morning shuttle will be provided in case of any official assignments including exams or make-up classes. Please reserve in advance to avoid last minute inconveniences.