Cairo to Hurghada

Cairo to Hurghada

  Sep 23, 2021, 78 trips (EGP 189 – EGP 0)

Cairo to Hurghada Schedule

Cairo to Hurghada Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Classic 00:45 - 07:45EGP 189
Go Bus Classic 02:04 - 09:04EGP 189
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 04:00 - 11:00EGP 236
Air Cairo Economy #SM801607:15 - 08:15EGP 1,754
Nile Air Economy #NP6309:25 - 10:30EGP 1,282
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 12:36 - 19:36EGP 236
Egyptair Economy #MS4015:05 - 16:05EGP 2,282
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 16:40 - 23:40EGP 236
Air Cairo Economy #SM802018:00 - 19:00EGP 1,754
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 21:31 - 04:31EGP 236

Transportation from Cairo to Hurghada

How to get from Cairo to Hurghada

When you want to get from Cairo to Hurghada, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about EGP 4,438. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as EGP 189.

How far is Cairo from Hurghada?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Cairo to Hurghada. Your trip will be a total of 326 miles (523 km). The flying distance is 251 miles (403 km).

How long does it take to get from Cairo to Hurghada?

The travel time from Cairo to Hurghada can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 7 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Cairo to Hurghada?

The cost of the trip from Cairo to Hurghada varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Go Bus: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as EGP 189 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as EGP 4,438.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Cairo to Hurghada:

  • Bus tickets - EGP 189 to EGP 534;
  • Plane tickets - EGP 1,273 to EGP 4,431;

How many trips per day are there between Cairo and Hurghada?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Cairo to Hurghada depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:15 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:45. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Cairo to Hurghada. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is EGP 1,273.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Cairo to Hurghada
Air Cairo, Egyptair, Nile Air


Taking a bus from Cairo to Hurghada is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Cairo to Hurghada

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Cairo to Hurghada? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.