Cairo to Hurghada

Cairo to Hurghada

Cairo to Hurghada Schedule

Cairo to Hurghada Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 01:50 - 08:50$ 16.65
Go Bus Aero 03:30 - 10:30$ 36.63
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 05:50 - 12:50$ 16.65
Go Bus Aero 06:00 - 13:00$ 36.63
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 08:20 - 15:20$ 15.54
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 11:30 - 18:30$ 16.65
Go Bus Elite Plus 12:45 - 19:45$ 27.75
Air Cairo Economy #SM803214:00 - 15:00$ 124.84
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 16:55 - 23:55$ 15.54
Go Bus Elite Plus 18:15 - 01:15$ 27.75
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 21:00 - 04:00$ 15.54
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 23:45 - 06:45$ 15.54

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
  • Van

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 USD 119.51. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a van as a van ticket costs as low as USD 12.93.

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 218 miles (350 km). The flying distance is 529 miles (851 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 We Bus: travelling by van expect to pay as low as USD 12.93 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 USD 119.51.

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

  • Van price : USD 13.00 - USD 25.00;
  • Bus tickets - USD 14.00 to USD 37.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 76.00 to USD 120.00;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 00:45 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:45. There are 51 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Cairo to Hurghada depart during the day - there are approximately 7 departures a day.
  • Vans from Cairo to Hurghada depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a 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 USD 76.00.

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.


A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Cairo to Hurghada. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Cairo to Hurghada.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

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:

  • 67% users took a plane.
  • 33% decided to go for a bus.