Cheap Flight Deals From Cairo (CAI) to Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) Starting at $42

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Airfares from $42 One Way, $93 Round Trip from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh

Prices starting at $93 for return flights and $42 for one-way flights to Sharm El Sheikh were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Sharm El Sheikh from Cairo

Route Information for Flights from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh

Origin Airport IATA Code CAI
Destination Airport IATA Code SSH
Distance 233 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Air Canada, Oman Air, Etihad Airways, EgyptAir, Air India
Earliest Flight Arrival 8:30AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 9:30PM UTC

Cheap Flights from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh

Cairo International Airport

Located 14 miles from central Cairo, Cairo International Airport offers a wide range of domestic and international flights from Cairo. Air France, EgyptAir, Nile Air, and Signapore Air are a few of the companies that handle the hundreds of daily flights. As the airport is one of the busiest on the continent, getting a flight is sometimes difficult. If you need help, visit Orbitz.com, which gives you access to hundreds of flights departing from this airport.

Parking at the Airport

Cairo International Airport has nine parking areas and more than 3,000 parking spots. One of the largest parking areas is reserved for long-term parking, which is your best choice if you wish to leave Cairo for seven days or more. Parking in a short-term lot can cost up to twice as much because these lots charge by the hour.

Transportation and Cabs

The cabs handling trips to the airport are different from the cabs found in other countries. Instead of relying on a meter, the cab driver will suggest a price to drive you to the airport. You pay the fare upfront. You might prefer the airport shuttle bus, which makes eight stops around Cairo, including one downtown. The bus has space for dozens of passengers, and it makes stops at the airport several times a day.

Dining at Restaurants

McDonald's and Burger King are two of the well-known chains located at the airport. You can also find local chains such as Bill Bentley's, Hippo Bar and Grill, and Puro Gusto. As long as you have a few minutes to spare, you have time to grab something to eat. With so many flights from Cairo leaving daily, you can use Orbitz.com to ensure that you get a seat on the right one.

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

If you're on a budget and looking for cheap flights to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Orbitz.com can help you search multiple sites at once to find sales on fares. Sharm El Sheikh International Airport services the resort town of Sharm El Sheikh. The airport is located about 11 miles from the center of town. The airlines that service the airport fly to and from international and domestic destinations around the world, including Cairo, Paris and Dublin.

Transportation from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

You can take a taxi into town from the airport by going to the 24-hour taxi area located outside of Terminal 1. It's advised that you settle on a fare with the driver before you depart. Public transportation in Sharm El Sheikh is managed by individual, private carriers that offer service via minibus. There are no set bus stops, so you need to let the driver know in advance where you are going, so he can tell you where to get off. The drive into the city will take about 15 minutes.

Weather in Sharm El Sheikh

Winter temperatures in Sharm El Sheik range from the mid-90s during the day to the high 50s at night. Summer can get extremely hot, with temperatures going reaching 110°F.

Things to Do in Sharm El Sheikh

If you love the water, check out Ras Mohammed National Park. This spot is the perfect place for divers, snorkelers and people that just want to sun themselves on a yacht trip. The Oriental Spa and Hammam is one of the top destinations in the city for extreme pampering. Instead of searching for low-cost fares on your own, let Orbitz.com help you find the cheap flights to Sharm El Sheikh that you're looking for.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh now?
If you’re puzzled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh?
Yep, your full-of-fun getaway is just one easy flight away. Great news, isn’t it? Book your favorite seat aboard one of the 3 carriers that fly directly from Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) to Sharm El-Sheikh Airport. Popular picks include:

  • EgyptAir
  • Nile Air
  • Air Arabia Egypt

What is the shortest flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh?
It can zip by in as little as 1 hour. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent ‘vacationing’ instead of flying, you’ll enjoy the journey from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh.
What airlines fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh most frequently?
EgyptAir (MS) operates 152 flights each month between Cairo Intl. Airport (CAI) to Sharm El-Sheikh Airport. Your next epic adventure is just a few clicks away. Also check out the great fares from Nile Air (NP). Offering 30 flights every month between Cairo and Sharm El Sheikh, they make the journey just as enjoyable as the destination.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Sharm El Sheikh?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Sharm El Sheikh have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Sharm El Sheikh with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Sharm El Sheikh without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.