Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo Flights
Sharm El Sheikh and Cairo airports and terminals
Airports in Sharm El Sheikh , EG
Ophira airport (SSH)
Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from SSH to CAI
Terminal Carriers Terminal 1 Egyptair, South African Airways
Cheap flights from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
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Flights to Cairo
Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
Orbitz.com is a great source when you're looking for cheap flights from Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The airport was previously known as Ophira International Airport and is located 11 miles northeast of the city. Sharm El Sheikh International Airport offers daily domestic and international services and is a hub for AirCairo, Egypt Air, AMC Airlines, and Nesma Airlines. In total, 65 different airlines provide service through the airport.
Parking at the Airport
Both short- and long-term secure parking options are available at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport. The lot is located in front of Terminal 1 and is within walking distance.
Other Forms of Transportation
An airport taxi service is available 24 hours a day and can be used for transportation to the airport from most hotels, resorts, and residential areas in the city. Make sure to arrange the fare with your driver before embarking. Luggage fees are calculated into the total cost. A bus service from the city is offered by private carriers. There are no fixed stops for this minibus service, as it is on-demand, and you should arrange fares beforehand.
Dining at the Airport
There are a variety of cafes, fast-food outlets, and sit-down restaurants at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport. Most restaurants are located after the security checkpoints and near customs. Both traditional Egyptian food and European dishes are available. Prices for food at the airport can be expensive, so travelers on a budget might want to look at many of the off-site dining options located in the city of Sharm El Sheikh. When you're ready to book your next vacation, look to Orbitz.com for help in finding cheap flights from Sharm El Sheikh.
Cairo International Airport
Many people dream of taking a vacation to Cairo, and if you wait to look for flights to Cairo, you might find yourself overpaying for your flight. With Orbitz.com, you can book your domestic flight anytime you want without breaking your budget, since Orbitz offers deals and discounts that other sites can't offer. Located less than 10 miles from downtown, the Cairo International Airport handles most of the air traffic leaving from and arriving in the city.
Where to Go
After arriving in Cairo, you might feel a little confused about what to do next. The Cairo Transport Authority maintains a series of buses that stop at the airport, popular landmarks, and other areas in the city. Micro-buses and taxis are another option. Micro-buses are like small minivans that can hold several people. The small buses and taxis wait for travelers at the entrance to the terminal, providing inexpensive rides downtown.
Dust Storms and More
Dust storms are most common in the month of April and temperatures fluctuate depending on the season. If you visit in the summer, you should expect temperatures in the low 20s, with a high around 32 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures can drop to single digits, with highs in the low teens.
Ancient Ruins on Display
Tourists flock to Cairo for the ancient ruins on display. Orbitz.com can give you access to a discount on some of these sites, such as Dahshur, Keops Pyramid, and Kefre. Even if you prefer indoor attractions, like the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, you can still find deals. After finding flights to Cairo, look for low prices on tickets to attractions you want to see on your trip.
Interesting facts about flights from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo
- 9 direct flights are operating from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 0m.
- Egyptair flight 021 (1:30 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo.
- Egyptair flight 023 (7:05 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo (Egyptair flight 021, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 1h 0m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo (Egyptair flight 021, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 1h 0m.
- Flights from Ophira airport (SSH) to Cairo Int'l Airport (CAI) are available for this route.
Aircraft options between Sharm El Sheikh and Cairo
|Boeing 737-500 Passenger||Egyptair|
|Embraer 170||Egyptair, South African Airways|
|Boeing 737-800 Passenger||Egyptair|
|Airbus Industrie A330||Egyptair|
|Airbus Industrie A320||Egyptair|
|Airbus Industrie A321||Egyptair|
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