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

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Fly, train  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH) to Borg El Arab (HBE) SSH - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$86 - $1,010

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Bus, train  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Sharm El-Sheikh to Cairo
  2. Take the train from Cairo to El Alamein 939 / ...

$8 - $19

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Bus via Cairo  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Sharm El-Sheikh to Cairo
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$17 - $28

Bus  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Sharm el Sheikh to Cairo
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$23 - $53

Bus, train via Cairo  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Sharm el Sheikh to Cairo
  2. Take the train from Shobra to El Alamein 1205

$16 - $46

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein 749.6 km

$25 - $40

Sharm el Sheikh → El Alamein
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in El Alamein is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Alamein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Alamein is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on +20 2 27941506.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein is to bus and train which costs $8 - $19 and takes 13h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein is to fly and train which costs $85 - $1,100 and takes 3h 55m.

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The distance between Sharm el Sheikh and El Alamein is 615 km. The road distance is 749.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein without a car is to bus via Cairo which takes 11h 14m and costs $17 - $28.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein is 750 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein.

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Air Arabia Egypt, Gulf Air Bahrain and Egyptair offer flights from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Alamein. Prices start at $100 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 17 min and costs $4 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 614.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Sharm el Sheikh to El Alamein via Sharm El-Sheikh, Cairo, Orabi, Sadat, and Cairo in around 11h 14m.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Sharm el-Sheikh to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Sharm el-Sheikh to Borg El Arab via Cairo
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air Arabia Egypt
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharm el-Sheikh to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Sharm el-Sheikh to Borg El Arab
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Baheeg to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Shobra to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
East Delta Travel
Phone
02 226 231 28
Email
info@eastdelta-travel.com
Website
eastdelta-travel.com
Bus from Sharm El-Sheikh to Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
eastdelta-travel.com
SuperJet
Website
superjet.com.eg
Bus from Sharm El-Sheikh to Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
superjet.com.eg
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Marina 7
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Bus from Sharm el Sheikh to Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Schedules at
go-bus.com

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