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How To Travel To Hurghada

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BY PLAIN

Hurghada is accessible through major airports in Europe and the Middle East. Prices vary depending on when you book and the airline. Most major European and Middle Eastern airlines may fly you directly to Hurghada International Airport without stopping in Cairo.

If you are in Cairo, you may also travel to Hurghada on Egypt Air Express, the country’s official airline and a subsidiary of Egypt Air, which is currently serving internal destinations throughout Egypt. Prices range from 400 to 900 Egyptian pounds depending on the season and how far in advance you order your tickets.

Egypt Air offers flights from Sharm el-Sheikh for about 450-550 LE (the trip takes about 1 hour).

BY BOAT

Due to a lack of visitors, ferry services between Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh in the Sinai Peninsula were halted in 2012.

BY BUS

Hurghada is accessible by bus from Cairo. Depending on the operator, the journey normally takes around 7 hours. The Super Jet (ph. 16108) and Go Bus are two well-known operators (ph. 19567). There are many stations, one of which is located below Cairo Railway Station Ahmed Helmy. There are several pricing choices ranging from 50LE to 150LE, and there are buses to Hurghada available every hour (avoid MCV Co). Medan El Giza station in northwestern Cairo is often overcrowded, as is Almaza Station in the Heliopolis region in northeastern Cairo. Bus timetables vary often, but if you go to the bus terminal without making a reservation, you’ll find plenty of possibilities. 

Alexandria. There are two buses that run from Alexandria to Hurghada. The first, called “Upper Egypt,” departs at 18:30 from the new bus station and costs 90LE. Arriving in Hurghada at 4:30AM is not recommended because the entire city is asleep and appears to be a ghost town. The second, called “Arab Union,” departs at 20:30 from the new bus station and costs 95LE. February of this year

Luxor is around 4-5 hours by bus, and your tour operator must depart and return at certain times in order to travel in a police-escorted convoy (there are approximately 150 other tour buses). The “Upper Egypt Bus” service connects Hurghada, Safagah, Luxor, and Aswan.

Aswan. Upper Egypt has just one transport company to the Red Sea. The buses are modern, the ticket is 50LE (maybe you pay an additional 5LE as a foreigner), there are two bus movements, the first at 15:30 and the second at 17:30, remember the journey takes 8 hours or more, and you’ll arrive in Hurghada after midnight.

How To Get Around In Hurghada

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT Hurghada has no regular public transportation. Routes for white minivans (Toyota Hiace) known as micro buses have been developed. Locals are the primary users, yet they are simple to utilize. It costs roughly 1-2 Egyptian pounds, and they stop and go anywhere you like, with the exception...

Districts & Neighbourhoods In Hurghada

Hurghada now has a population of 248,000 people and is split into three sections: Downtown (El Dahar) is the old part;Sekalla is the city center;El Memsha (Village road) is the modern part. Sakalla is the more basic hotel district. Dahar is home to the town's major market, post office, and long-distance...

Prices In Hurghada

Tourist (Backpacker) - 34 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:meals in cheap restaurant, public transport, cheap hotel. Tourist (regular) - 85 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:mid-range meals and drinks,transportation, hotel. MARKET / SUPERMARKET Milk1 liter$0.95Tomatoes1 kg$0.43Cheese0.5 kg$4.70Apples1 kg$1.72Oranges1 kg$0.45Beer (domestic)0.5 l$1.05Bottle of Wine1 bottle$6.80Coca-Cola2 liters$1.75Bread1 piece$0.90Water1.5...

Beaches in Hurghada

Elysees Dream Beach Elysees Dream Beach is a private beach that is accessible from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is situated at the boulevard's entrance, only a few meters from from Old Vic Beach. The beach has beautiful sand, mild slopes, and moderate waves. While lounging on the stylish,...

Sights & Landmarks In Hurghada

For those who appreciate the water and the beach, Hurghada offers a range of activities. Scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, para sailing, and jetskiing are among the activities available. You may also take a glass boat (a boat with a glass bottom) to observe the incredible coral reefs and underwater...

Museums & Galleries In Hurghada

Hurghada is not recognized for its art galleries or museums, since people come here mostly for the sea and underwater sports, rather than for cultural tourism. There is, however, a small but intriguing Marine Biology Museum, the National Museum, and an odd café/art gallery. Marine Biology Musuem The Marine Biology Museum,...

Things To Do In Hurghada

Hurghada has several activities that are not available anyplace else on the planet. Quad-biking hundreds of miles into the Sahara desert for tea with a Bedoin tribe, followed by camel-riding across Biblical plains to see remote and ancient wonders; diving and snorkeling around a vibrant and colorful coral reef;...

Food & Restaurants In Hurghada

Hurghada has a wide range of cuisines to choose from, including fast food, western restaurants, oriental cuisine, and many more. KFC, McDonald's, and the local fast food chain GAD are all available. Where Sherry Street splits off Sheraton Street, you can have a chicken supper for 14LE at "Brost eldik," a...

Shopping In Hurghada

Many souvenirs may be purchased from the stores located inside the main town (Sekalla high street) and along the seaside areas. The ancient down town (el Dahar) also has a broad range of bazaars at lower costs than Sekalla. First and foremost, remember to haggle everywhere except restaurants and drugstores....

Nightlife In Hurghada

Over the years, Hurghada has gained a brisk reputation for its global nightlife scene. In addition to the several clubs in the new Hurghada Marina, Papas Bar has two locations (one inside the marina, the other next-door to the Shedwan Hotel in downtown Dahr). The world-famous Hed Kandi Beach...

Festivals & Events In Hurghada

Hurghada festivals are well-known and bring the town to life, with various religious and historical events remembering the region's heritage. Hurghada's festivals are well-known and well-attended every year. These include several feasts of local saints as well as historical figures. Christmas in the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Islamic New...

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