Getting to the Red Sea and Sinai in Egypt


Getting to the Red Sea

Red Sea Mainland

From outside Egypt
Some international flights now go to Hurghada, otherwise fly direct to Cairo then
either take an internal flight (see below) or go overland by bus or by car. Contact
us for details.

From Cairo

You may like to book a tour through a travel agent or hire your own transport. Bear
in mind that desert driving has special requirements and be sure to get a suitable
vehicle and guidance on possible hazards. 0therwise you can travel to each location
by bus or service taxi and arrange trips from there.

Service taxis or East Delta Bus Company buses from the Koulali terminal, near
Ramses Station. By train from Ramses Station.

Ain Sukhna:
Buses or service taxis from Suez or by private transport from Cairo

Service taxis or buses (including Superjets) from Ahmed Helmi terminal, near
Ramses Station or from abdel Mounim Riyad terminal, near the Ramses Hilton

Safaga, al-Quseir, Mersa Alam, Berenice:
Buses, service taxis or tours from Hurghada. You may need a special permit to
visit Berenice, check at the Frontiers Administration office in Cairo.

St. Anthony's and St. Paul's monasteries:
Special pilgrim tours are arranged from Cairo by Tour Egypt.

By air
The following airlines fly to Hurghada:

Egypt Air

Sinai From outside Egypt
Many international flights now go direct to Sharm el-Sheikh, contact us for details.

From Cairo


Buses run by the East Delta Bus Company. Terminus in Abbassia.

By air:

Egypt Air