How to Get from Sharm El Sheikh to Airport and Other Destinations
This resort city is located in Egypt, on the Red Sea shore. No idea how to get to Sharm El Sheikh or from it to the International Airport, Dahab, Naama Bay, Taba Checkpoint or to Nabq Bay district? There are taxi, public transport, and private transfer at your disposal.
Taxi from Sharm El Sheikh
If you are travelling with small children or with a large amount of luggage, it is better to book a taxi. You can call a cab by phone or using a mobile application. Moreover, you can ask a hotel receptionist to book a car for you.
There are no taximeters in taxi in Sharm El Sheikh, thus it is better to negotiate the fare with a driver in advance. An average rate is as follows: 1 kilometer of the route will cost about 0,06 dollars. At the same time, the distance covered by a driver when coming to you is also considered.
The price for a taxi within the city will be around 0,6-1,7 dollars, depending on the distance. A trip from the city center to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport will cost about 2,3 dollars. If you call a car right to the hotel, the driver will charge you around 2-2,8 dollars extra.
The luggage is usually included in the taxi fare. It is better to pay in local currency upon arrival. The drivers reluctantly give the change. That is why you should take care of the required amount in Egyptian pounds beforehand.
Transfer from Sharm El Sheikh
The booking of private transfer from Kiwitaxi is a secure way of transportation to any point of the country. Our professional drivers will take care of your safety during the trip, while the fixed rate of each transfer will let you plan all the rest to the last detail in advance.
The transfer will take you from Sharm El Sheikh to the International Airport in just 25 minutes. At the same time, the minimum fare will be 27 dollars, and maximum one will be 87 dollars. The prices for a trip will only depend on a car class you will choose.
If Dahab is the final destination of your trip, you will also be able to get there by a Kiwitaxi car. Our car will take you to the city in approximately 2 hours, and the trip will cost you 56-105 dollars.
Kiwitaxi service will provide you with the maximum comfort during the entire trip. Our every car is equipped with air conditioning and comfortable soft seats.
Public Transport from Sharm El Sheikh
The bus service is well-developed in the country. Mainly, shared taxis run around the city, and you will be able to get to Nabq Bay district by one of them. If you visit the city for the first time, it will be challenging for you to find a correct route: the minivans usually do not have a route number, and you also will not be able to find out their timetables.
You should stop a shared taxi right on the road, and ask the driver about its destination to get to a district you need. The advantage of shared taxis is that they run very often, literally, every few minutes.
It is around 100 km to Dahab. The buses depart to this city from Sharm El Sheikh bus station from 6:00 a few times a day, every half an hour or an hour. The travel time is about 1,5-2 hours.
The buses run most frequently in the morning, that is why it is better to plan your trips for this time of day. The ticket fare will be 2,5 dollars, and it is possible to buy a ticket from a driver.
You will be able to get to Taba Checkpoint directly by bus, which departs from the city bus station.
Sharm El Sheikh: useful information
This resort is famous for its wonderful conditions for diving. During your holidays here you can endlessly look at the coral reefs and amazing sea inhabitants.
A total number of hotels on the resort is 200, that is why each visitor will be able to find a place to stay according to his taste: from luxurious five-star hotels to economy-class inns.
The resort is a perfect place for quiet rest in the family circle. Here, there is everything for complete relaxation: hammams, tennis courts, golf field, carting zone etc. The history lovers must visit the Coptic Church and Al Mustafa Mosque, as well as Tutankhamen’s Museum and the Museum of Papyrus.
There is a lot of entertainment for children as well. Your kid will like Fun Town Amusement Park and “The thousand and one nights” Park. If you want to look at local nature, visit Ras Muhammad National Park.