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There are 7 ways to get from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  2h 52m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH) CAI - SSH

$38 - $289

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Bus via Cairo Nasr City  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Cairo Nasr City to Sharm El Sheikh

$6

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh

$17

Bus East Delta Travel  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Abu Rudeis
  2. Take the bus from Abu Rudeis to Sharm El-Sheikh

Bus Blue Bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Giza to Sharm El Sheikh

$17

Taxi  •  6h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh 308.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh 308.4 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh is to bus which costs $7 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh is to fly which costs $35 - $290 and takes 2h 52m.

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The distance between Cairo and Sharm el Sheikh is 384 km. The road distance is 493.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh without a car is to bus which takes 6h 3m and costs $17.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh is to fly which takes 2h 52m and costs $35 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Sharm el-Sheikh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh is 493 km. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh.

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Almasria, Air Cairo, Nile Air and Egyptair offer flights from Cairo Airport to Sharm el-Sheikh Airport.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Sharm el Sheikh. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh.
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  • Distance: 240.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt?

Egyptair, Almasria and two other airlines fly from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh every 4 hours. Alternatively, Go Bus Egypt operates a bus from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh hourly. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh via Hurghada
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $380
Almasria
Website
almasriaairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Bus operators
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo Nasr City to Sharm El Sheikh
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
go-bus.com
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Cairo to Abu Rudeis
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Abu Rudeis to Sharm El-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
Blue Bus
Phone
16128
Website
bluebus.com.eg
Bus from Giza to Sharm El Sheikh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bluebus.com.eg
Other operators
Taxi from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Estimated price
$45 - $55
CIT
Phone
+20 2 26701118

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The best way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs .

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