There are 4 ways to get from Cairo to Petra by plane, bus or car

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 to Amman, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Amman (AMM) CAI - AMM
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$180 - $678

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 10 min

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

$58 - $86

2 alternative options

Fly to Aqaba, drive  •  7 h 2 min

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

$141 - $204

Fly to Tabuk, drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Tabuk (TUU) CAI - TUU
  2. Drive from Tabuk to Petra

$122 - $207

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Petra is to bus which costs $55 - $90 and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Petra is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The distance between Cairo and Petra is 404 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Cairo to Petra, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Petra.
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  • Distance: 252.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Cairo to Petra via Amman Abdali Terminal and Petra in around 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Cairo to Amman
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Flights from Cairo to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Amman
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Cairo to Tabuk
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Jordan Aviation
Website
jordanaviation.jo
Flights from Cairo to Amman
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Nesma Airlines
Website
nesmaairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Tabuk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
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

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