There are 7 ways to get from Cairo to Mecca by plane, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Cairo to Jeddah, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Jeddah (JED) CAI - JED
  2. Take the bus from Jeddah to Mecca

$98 - $342

Cheapest option

Bus  •  35 h

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

$83 - $135

5 alternative options

Fly Cairo to Taif, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Taif (TIF) CAI - TIF
  2. Take the bus from Taif to Mecca

$139 - $602

Fly Cairo to Medina, bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Medina (MED) CAI - MED
  2. Take the bus from Medina to Makkah SAPTCO Terminal

$154 - $411

Bus to Borg El Arab, fly to Jeddah, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Jeddah (JED) HBE - JED
  3. Take the bus from Jeddah to Mecca

$139 - $814

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Suez
  2. Take the car ferry from Suez to Jeddah
  3. Drive from Jeddah to Mecca

Drive  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Mecca 1003.6 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Mecca is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 20 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Mecca is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $350 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Cairo and Mecca is 1287 km. The road distance is 1605.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Cairo to Mecca, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairo to Mecca. However, there are services departing from Cairo and arriving at Mecca via Abdali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h.

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What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Mecca, Saudi Arabia?

You can take a bus from Cairo to Mecca via Amman Abdali Terminal and Abdali in around 35 h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Cairo to Taif via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cairo to Medina
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Cairo to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah via Medina
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Cairo to Medina
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Cairo to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Almasria
Website
almasriaairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Nesma Airlines
Website
nesmaairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air Arabia Egypt
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
FlyEgypt
Website
flyegypt.today
Flights from Borg El Arab to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Jeddah to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Taif to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Medina to Makkah SAPTCO Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
saptco.com.sa
bus
Bus from Cairo to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
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 Mecca
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Ferry operators
Namma International Marine Services.
Phone
+966-2-648 7203
Email
amajid@nesma.com
Website
nammashippinglines.com
Car ferry from Suez to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nammashippinglines.com

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