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There are 9 ways to get from Egypt to Saudi Arabia by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly Cairo to Medina  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Medina (MED) CAI - MED

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Fly Cairo to Tabuk  •  4h 55m

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

7 alternative options

Fly Cairo to Jeddah  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Jeddah (JED) CAI - JED

Fly Borg El Arab to Medina  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Borg El Arab (HBE) to Medina (MED) HBE - MED

Fly Cairo to Gassim  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Gassim (ELQ) CAI - ELQ

Fly Cairo to Riyadh  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Riyadh (RUH) CAI - RUH

Bus, car ferry  •  36h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Safaga
  2. Take the car ferry from Safaga to Jeddah
  3. Take the bus from Jeddah to Riyadh Central Bus

Bus  •  44h 16m

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

Drive  •  23h 11m

  1. Drive from Cairo to Riyadh 2056.6 km

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

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

Last updated: November 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Egypt to Saudi Arabia is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 23h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Egypt to Saudi Arabia is to fly which takes 4h 51m and costs $280 - $600.

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The distance between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is 1310 km. The road distance is 2056.6 km.

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The best way to get from Egypt to Saudi Arabia without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 36h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Egypt to Saudi Arabia is to fly which takes 5h 7m and costs $230 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $104 - $109 and takes 44h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Medina Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Saudi Arabia is 1h ahead of Egypt. It is currently 6:53 AM in Egypt and 7:53 AM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between Egypt to Saudi Arabia is 2057 km. It takes approximately 23h 11m to drive from Egypt to Saudi Arabia.

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Egyptair and Saudia offer flights from Cairo Airport to Medina Airport.

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Map of how to get from Egypt to Saudi Arabia.
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  • Distance: 1309.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Egypt and Saudi Arabia?

Egyptair and Saudia fly from Shubrā al Khaymah to Medina every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairo to Riyadh via Amman Abdali Terminal and Al Riyadh in around 44h 16m.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Cairo to Medina
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800﷼ - 1600﷼
Flights from Cairo to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850﷼ - 1700﷼
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1100﷼
Flights from Borg El Arab to Medina
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2100﷼
Flights from Cairo to Gassim via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh via Medina
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1900﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Medina
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1000﷼
Flights from Borg El Arab to Medina
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Cairo to Gassim
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1900﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500﷼ - 1100﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 2000﷼
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
450﷼ - 850﷼
Flights from Cairo to Gassim
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Cairo to Tabuk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
310﷼ - 650﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
600﷼ - 1300﷼
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Cairo to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
480﷼ - 1600﷼
Flights from Cairo to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
400﷼ - 2900﷼
Bus operators
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Safaga
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
61﷼
Schedules at
go-bus.com
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Jeddah to Riyadh Central Bus
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130﷼ - 230﷼
Website
saptco.com.sa
Jett
Phone
+962 6 566 4141
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
170﷼
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Al Riyadh
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
159﷼
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 Safaga to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Namma International Marine Services.

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