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About Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, which performs domestic and international flights from Sharm El Sheikh located on Sinai Peninsula and decorated by the fascinating coasts of the Red Sea, is the second biggest airport of Egypt. The military base built by Israel in 1968 for the use of military aircrafts, was transferred to Egypt in 1979. From this date on, Sharm El Sheikh Airport has been used as a civil airport. The airport is visited by more than 10 million passengers each year. The airport, whose second terminal building was opened in 2007, provides the opportunity to travel to many important cities of the Middle East, Europe, Scandinavia and Russia by direct or connecting flights.

Getting to the City Center from Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport

Sharm El Sheikh, which hosts millions of tourists each year, is known to be one of the most visited cities of Egypt. If you are thinking of traveling to this city, which is also known as the "city of peace" because of the large number of International Peace Conferences hold in the city, you can fly to Sharm El Sheikh Airport. Sharm El Sheikh is located on the easternmost part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

The most popular areas that you can visit in this city having a coastline on the Red Sea are the Soho Square, Old Market, Hay el Nour, Hadaba, Rowaysat and Montazah regions in addition to Nabq and Naama bays.

With a small surface area and low population density, the city has very limited public transportation facilities. If you want, you can reach many places in the city by using minibuses. Taxi is a more preferred option than others. IF you wish, you can also rent a car.

To get to the airport from your location, using a taxi or renting a car are among the best options. If you want your travel to be more affordable, you can take advantage of minibuses. It is useful to say that this transportation option is not comfortable.

Minibus

You can get to the city center from the airport by using these minibuses. These vehicles pick up passengers from the area very close to the Terminal 1 and arrive at the city center in about fifteen minutes. However, their departure times can take up to twenty minutes under normal conditions because the driver waits until the vehicle is full of passengers. So, traveling with minibuses when there is no crowd may not be the right option. The only public transportation option in Sharm El Sheikh is minibuses. There are two minibus routes in the city. Both routes pass through the Old Market. The first route pass through Hadaba, the second route moves in the direction of Nabq. Traveling by minibus is a very affordable option. However, the vehicles are moving very slowly and you often wait for long minutes for passengers.

Taxi

The taxi is a comfortable option for your travel to city center; moreover, it is much more economical compared to the other cities in Europe. Before getting on any taxi, we advise you to pay attention that the vehicle is blue and white and there is a taxi sign on it. As these are registered vehicles, they are safer than other taxis. In addition, you can also choose to use the hotel taxis to have a safer travel. Some drivers may ask for higher fares. To prevent this, we advise you to agree with the taxi driver about the fare.

Car Rental

Car rental is another option you can choose for a comfortable travel. You can rent your car at the airport after your plane has landed or make an online reservation before your flight. Airport information: Sharm El Sheikh Airport, which is known as Egypt's second largest airport, has two terminals as international and domestic. The third terminal is already under construction. Despite of being less than many other international airports, you can find a few cafes and restaurants at Sharm El Sheikh Airport. When it comes to shopping stores, you have more options. You can visit many shops for buying souvenirs or outlets for finding affordable products. In addition to these, the Duty-Free shops are also located in the terminal where you can buy many high-quality products at affordable prices. You can also access the internet at the airport.

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2017
Getting to Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport from the City Center

Sharm El Sheikh, which hosts millions of tourists each year, is known to be one of the most visited cities of Egypt. If you are thinking of traveling to this city, which is also known as the "city of peace" because of the large number of International Peace Conferences hold in the city, you can fly to Sharm El Sheikh Airport. Sharm El Sheikh is located on the easternmost part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

The most popular areas that you can visit in this city having a coastline on the Red Sea are the Soho Square, Old Market, Hay el Nour, Hadaba, Rowaysat and Montazah regions in addition to Nabq and Naama bays. With a small surface area and low population density, the city has very limited public transportation facilities.

If you want, you can reach many places in the city by using minibuses. Taxi is a more preferred option than others. IF you wish, you can also rent a car. To get to the airport from your location, using a taxi or renting a car are among the best options.

If you want your travel to be more affordable, you can take advantage of minibuses that will take you to the airport. It is useful to say that this transportation option is not comfortable.

Minibus

You can reach the airport by using these minibuses departing from the city center. These vehicles take passengers to the area very close to the Terminal 1 in about fifteen minutes. However, their departure times can take up to twenty minutes under normal conditions because the driver waits until the vehicle is full of passengers. So, traveling with minibuses when there is no crowd may not be the right option.

The only public transportation option in Sharm El Sheikh is minibuses. There are two minibus routes in the city. Both routes pass through the Old Market. The first route pass through Hadaba, the second route moves in the direction of Nabq. Traveling by minibus is a very affordable option. However, the vehicles are moving very slowly and you often wait for long minutes for passengers.

Taxi

The taxi is a comfortable option for your travel to the airport; moreover, it is much more economical compared to the other cities in Europe. Before getting on any taxi, we advise you to pay attention that the vehicle is blue and white and there is a taxi sign on it. As these are registered vehicles, they are safer than other taxis. In addition, you can also choose to use the hotel taxis. You may witness that the taximeters of many vehicles do not work. Some drivers may ask for higher fares. To prevent this, we advise you to agree with the taxi driver about the fare.

Car Rental

Car rental is another option you can choose for a comfortable travel. You can rent your car from the car rental office in the city or make an online reservation before your flight.

Airport Information

Sharm El Sheikh Airport, which is known as Egypt's second largest airport, has two terminals as international and domestic. The third terminal is already under construction. Despite of being less than many other international airports, you can find a few cafes and restaurants at Sharm El Sheikh Airport.

When it comes to shopping stores, you have more options. You can visit many shops for buying souvenirs or outlets for finding affordable products. In addition to these, the Duty-Free shops are also located in the terminal where you can buy many high-quality products at affordable prices. You can also access the internet at the airport.

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2017

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Which are the alternative airports to Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport?

You can use El Tor Airport as an alternative to Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport.

Which airlines fly to Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport?

Egyptair, Air Cairo, Jordan Aviation, Jazeera Airways, Flynas fly to Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport.

Which airlines have direct flights from which cities to Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport?

Egyptair, Jordan Aviation, Air Cairo, Jazeera Airways organizes direct flights from the cities of Cairo, Amman, Yerevan, Kuwait to Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport.

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