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

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Fly  •  2h 37m

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

$119 - $375

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  26h 41m

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

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Bus  •  34h 9m

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

$84 - $154

Drive  •  20h 7m

  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 26h 41m.

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

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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 34h 9m and costs 310﷼ - 600﷼.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m 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 2h 37m and costs 440﷼ - 1500﷼. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310﷼ - 600﷼ and takes 34h 9m.

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

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Cairo is 1h behind Jeddah. It is currently 6:56 PM in Jeddah and 5:56 PM in Cairo.

Yes, the driving distance between Jeddah to Cairo is 1564 km. It takes approximately 20h 7m 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: 2h 37m

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 34h 9m.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo via Sharm el-Sheikh
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Almasria
Website
almasriaairlines.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Nesma Airlines
Website
nesmaairlines.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Jeddah to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
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
24h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h
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
25h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nammashippinglines.com

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The best way to get from Jeddah to Jeddah Airport is to taxi which takes 15m and costs 100﷼ - 120﷼.

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