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There are 6 ways to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH) to Borg El Arab (HBE) SSH - HBE

$97 - $339

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Bus Go Bus Egypt, train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo Nasr City
  2. Take the train from Cairo to Sidi Gaber 1109

$8 - $9

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Bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Alexandria

$12

Bus, train  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Giza
  2. Take the train from Cairo to Alexandria Express / ...

$18 - $20

Taxi  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria 446.4 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria 446.4 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria is to bus and train which costs $7 - $9 and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria is to fly which costs $95 - $340 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sharm El Sheikh and arriving at Alexandria. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Sharm el Sheikh and Alexandria is 563 km. The road distance is 714.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 33 min and costs $12.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria, including transfers.

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Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria bus services, operated by Blue Bus, depart from Sharm El Sheikh station.

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The best way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria is to fly which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $95 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport to Borg El Arab Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria bus services, operated by Blue Bus, arrive at Alexandria station.

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Map of how to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 352.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt and Alexandria, Egypt?

Egyptair flies from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria twice daily. Alternatively, Blue Bus operates a bus from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria once daily. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Sharm el-Sheikh to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Sharm el-Sheikh to Borg El Arab via Cairo
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to Sidi Gaber
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
Blue Bus
Phone
16128
Website
bluebus.com.eg
Bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bluebus.com.eg
Bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Giza
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bluebus.com.eg
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo Nasr City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria is 714 km. It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to drive from Sharm el Sheikh to Alexandria.

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Egyptair offers flights from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to Sharm el-Sheikh Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $2.

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