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There are 4 ways to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Aqaba Airport (AQJ) by plane, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Aqaba (AQJ)

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Nuweiba
  2. Take the car ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Taba
  2. Take the ferry from Taba to Aqaba

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Nuweiba
  2. Take the car ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba

Cairo (CAI) to Aqaba (AQJ) flights

The flight time between Cairo (CAI) and Aqaba (AQJ) is around 2h 12m and covers a distance of around 354 km. This includes an average layover time of around 30 min. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 10m. Services are operated by Air Cairo and Royal Jordanian. Typically three flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
1h 42m
Layover time:
30 min
Total time:
2h 12m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
1h 10m
Flight distance:
354 km
Flights per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$109
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
16:00
Last flight departs at:
19:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cairo (CAI) to Aqaba (AQJ) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Jordan

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Jordan. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Jordan.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Jordan.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Jordan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Jordan

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Jordan from June 6.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Jordan

Limited international flights leaving Egypt began to resume from July 1.

Last updated: October 18 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Aqaba Airport (AQJ) is to drive and car ferry which costs $90 - $105 and takes 8h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Aqaba Airport (AQJ) is to fly which takes 1h 10m and costs $180 - $370.

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The distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) and Aqaba Airport (AQJ) is 354 km.

The best way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Aqaba Airport (AQJ) without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 11h 41m and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to fly from Cairo (CAI) to Aqaba (AQJ), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Aqaba Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Aqaba Airport (AQJ) is 1h ahead of Cairo Airport (CAI). It is currently 6:01 AM in Cairo Airport (CAI) and 7:01 AM in Aqaba Airport (AQJ).

Air Cairo and Royal Jordanian offer flights from Cairo Airport to Aqaba Airport.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Aqaba Airport (AQJ). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Aqaba Airport (AQJ).
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  • Distance: 353.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Cairo Airport (CAI), Egypt and Aqaba Airport (AQJ), Jordan?

Air Cairo and Royal Jordanian fly from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Aqaba Airport (AQJ) 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Cairo to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Cairo to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Bus operators
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Cairo to Taba
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Nuweiba
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Ferry operators
AB Maritime
Phone
+20693665658
Email
info@abmaritime.com.jo
Website
abmaritime.com.jo
Ferry from Taba to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
abmaritime.com.jo
12 yrs +
$90
Car ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
abmaritime.com.jo

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