Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo

Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo

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Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo Schedule

Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 01:00 - 09:00$ 16.65
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 03:00 - 11:00$ 16.65
Egyptair Economy #MS2105:00 - 07:20$ 74.90
Air Cairo Economy #SM31606:30 - 07:30$ 77.75
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 09:00 - 17:00$ 16.65
Go Bus Classic 11:30 - 19:30$ 14.43
Go Bus Elite DD 13:15 - 21:15$ 28.86
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 14:30 - 22:30$ 16.65
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 16:30 - 00:30$ 16.65
Air Cairo Economy #SM10419:00 - 20:00$ 44.50
Egyptair Economy #MS2920:10 - 21:10$ 82.01
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 22:30 - 06:30$ 16.65

Transportation from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo

Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo Destination Reviews

NH
There was no wifi
Bus Deluxe Plus, Go Bus, Sep 20, 2022
AB
The guys in Sharm couldn't find my booking then asked for 50 Egyptian pounds to put my bag on the bus!! Which I obviously did not pay them! Very annoying they would even be ask! There was no number to call anyone for support!
Bus Classic, Go Bus, Dec 26, 2021
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How to get from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Van
  • Taxi

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 taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 271.67. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 14.43.

How far is Sharm El Sheikh from Cairo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo. Your trip will be a total of 249 miles (400 km). The flying distance is 529 miles (851 km).

How long does it take to get from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo?

The travel time from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 8 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo?

The cost of the trip from Sharm El Sheikh 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 USD 14.43 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as USD 271.67.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 14.00 to USD 31.00;
  • Van price : USD 15.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 70.00 to USD 112.00;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 211.00 to USD 272.00.

How many trips per day are there between Sharm El Sheikh and Cairo?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 00:01 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:30. There are 80 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo depart during the day - there are approximately 7 departures a day.
  • Vans from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Sharm El Sheikh 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 USD 70.00.

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 Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo
Air Cairo, Egyptair, Nile Air

Buses

Taking a bus from Sharm El Sheikh 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 211.00.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Vans

A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo. 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 Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo.

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 Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Sharm El Sheikh 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:

  • 99% decided to go for a bus.
  • 1% Other