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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 37 min

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

$119 - $375

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  26 h 41 min

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

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Bus  •  34 h 9 min

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

$84 - $154

Drive  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Jeddah to Cairo 977.7 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Jeddah to Cairo is to car ferry and drive which costs 17﷼ - 26﷼ and takes 26 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jeddah to Cairo is to fly which costs 440﷼ - 1500﷼ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Jeddah and Cairo is 1236 km. The road distance is 1564.3 km.

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The best way to get from Jeddah to Cairo without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 9 min and costs 310﷼ - 600﷼.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Jeddah to Cairo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Jeddah to Cairo is to fly which takes 2 h 37 min and costs 440﷼ - 1500﷼. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310﷼ - 600﷼ and takes 34 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Jeddah Airport to Cairo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Cairo is 1 h behind Jeddah. It is currently 3:43 PM in Jeddah and 2:43 PM in Cairo.

Yes, the driving distance between Jeddah to Cairo is 1564 km. It takes approximately 20 h 7 min to drive from Jeddah to Cairo.

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Air Cairo, Almasria, Nesma Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Jeddah Airport to Cairo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Jeddah to Cairo.
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  • Distance: 772.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

Air Cairo, Almasria and five other airlines fly from Jeddah to Cairo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jeddah to Cairo via Jeddah and Amman Abdali Terminal in around 34 h 9 min.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo via Abha
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Almasria
Website
almasriaairlines.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Nesma Airlines
Website
nesmaairlines.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Jeddah to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Cairo
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
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 Jeddah to Suez
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nammashippinglines.com

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