Hurghada to Cairo

Hurghada to Cairo

  Sep 23, 2021, 74 trips (EGP 189 – EGP 0)

Hurghada to Cairo Schedule

Hurghada to Cairo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Classic 01:01 - 08:01EGP 189
Go Bus Elite Plus 03:01 - 10:01EGP 409
Air Cairo Economy #SM801505:00 - 06:00EGP 1,424
Air Cairo Economy #SM801708:55 - 09:55EGP 1,424
Nile Air Economy #NP6411:30 - 12:35EGP 1,263
Air Cairo Economy #SM801912:40 - 13:40EGP 1,424
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 14:00 - 21:00EGP 236
Air Cairo Economy #SM804916:45 - 17:45EGP 2,102
Air Cairo Economy #SM802119:40 - 20:40EGP 1,424
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 18:05 - 01:05EGP 236
Go Bus Elite Plus 20:01 - 03:01EGP 409
Go Bus Classic 23:00 - 06:00EGP 189

Transportation from Hurghada to Cairo

How to get from Hurghada to Cairo

When you want to get from Hurghada to Cairo, 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 Flight 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 3,865. 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 Hurghada from Cairo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Hurghada to Cairo. Your trip will be a total of 297 miles (477 km). The flying distance is 262 miles (420 km).

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

The travel time from Hurghada to Cairo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 26 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Hurghada to Cairo 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 3,865.

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

  • Bus tickets - EGP 189 to EGP 534;
  • Plane tickets - EGP 1,477 to EGP 3,866;

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

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

  • Flights from Hurghada to Cairo depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 01:01 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:58. 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 Hurghada to Cairo. 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 1,477.

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 Hurghada to Cairo
Air Cairo, Egyptair


Taking a bus from Hurghada to Cairo 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 Hurghada to Cairo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Hurghada to Cairo? 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.