There are 2 ways to get from Cairo to Aqaba by plane or bus

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Fly  •  5 h 18 min

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

$141 - $195

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Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Abdali to Aqaba

$38 - $72

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Aqaba is to bus which costs $35 - $75 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Aqaba is to fly which costs $140 - $200 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairo to Aqaba. However, there are services departing from Cairo and arriving at Aqaba via Abdali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between Cairo and Aqaba is 367 km.

The best way to get from Cairo to Aqaba without a car is to bus which takes 15 h and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Cairo to Aqaba, including transfers.

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Cairo to Aqaba bus services, operated by Jett, depart from Cairo station.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Aqaba is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $140 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 15 h.

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There is no direct flight from Cairo Airport to Aqaba Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Cairo to Aqaba bus services, operated by Jett, arrive at Aqaba station.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Aqaba.
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  • Distance: 229.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Aqaba, Jordan?

Royal Jordanian, Jordan Aviation and Egyptair fly from Cairo to Aqaba twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairo to Aqaba via Amman Abdali Terminal and Abdali in around 15 h.

Airlines
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Cairo to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Abdali to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
jett.com.jo

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Jordan Aviation, Egyptair and Royal Jordanian offer flights from Cairo Airport to Aqaba Airport.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Aqaba. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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

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