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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 53 min

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

$141 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h

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

$38 - $72

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.

Royal Jordanian
Flights from Cairo to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Bus operators
+ 962 6 5854679
Bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
Bus from Abdali to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cairo and Aqaba is 367 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Cairo to Aqaba is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $140 - $200.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Cairo to Aqaba, including transfers.