To and From the Airport

Abu Simbel (ABS):

Location: 1 km/1 Mile N of the temple at Abu Simbel.
By Taxi: Short taxi ride to the antiquities. Expect much argument to obtain a realistic fare. Always agree a price before setting off!! Due to the current rates of exchange, taxi drivers are not keen to be paid in Egyptian pounds, but prefer US Dollars, Euros or British Pounds.
Updated Jan06


Al Alamein - Dabaa (DBB):

Location: 60 km/38 Miles from Al Alamein & 100 km/63 Miles W of Alexandria.
Updated Oct10 ADV


Alexandria - see Alexandria Page


Aswan (ASW):

Location: 25 km/15 Miles SSW of the City.
By Taxi: To the city EGP 16+/30 mins. Expect much argument to obtain a realistic fare. Always agree a price before setting off!! Due to the current rates of exchange, taxi drivers are not keen to be paid in Egyptian pounds, but prefer US Dollars, Euros or British Pounds.
Updated Oct10 ADV. Last Visit May96


Cairo - see Cairo Page


Hurghada (HRG):

Location: 5 km/3 Miles S of the City.




By Taxi:
General: To town EGP 25+. Expect much argument to obtain a realistic fare. Always agree a price before setting off!! Due to the current rates of exchange, taxi drivers are not keen to be paid in Egyptian pounds, but prefer US Dollars, Euros or British Pounds.
Airport Transfers Egypt: A 24 hour, British run, airport transfer/taxi service specialising in Egypt Airport Transfers, providing a safe reliable private airport transfer service to and from all major Egyptian Airports. They have a range of vehicle size to choose from to suit your specific needs: Saloons, Executive Cars & 14/17 Seater Mini Buses. Contact: Tel (UK) +44 (0)113 3720290.

Updated Nov10 ADV


Luxor (LXR):

Location: 7 km/4 Miles E of the City.


By Taxi:
General: To town EGP 30++/15 mins. Expect much argument to obtain a realistic fare. Always agree a price before setting off!!
Airport Transfers Egypt: A 24 hour, British run, airport transfer/taxi service specialising in Egypt Airport Transfers, providing a safe reliable private airport transfer service to and from all major Egyptian Airports. They have a range of vehicle size to choose from to suit your specific needs: Saloons, Executive Cars & 14/17 Seater Mini Buses. Contact: Tel (UK) +44 (0)113 3720290.

By Bus: There is a regular bus service to the city centre which takes 15 mins.
Rental Cars: Reported to be available in the terminal.
Airport Tel No: +20 95 374 655.
Updated Oct10 ADV


Marsa Alam Intl (RMF):

Location: 62 km/39 Miles NNW of Marsa Alam Town & 70 km/44 Miles SSE of Al Qusayr, on the Southern Red Sea Coast.


By Taxi:
General: Expect much argument to obtain a realistic fare. Always agree a price before setting off!! Due to the current rates of exchange, taxi drivers are not keen to be paid in Egyptian pounds, but prefer US Dollars, Euros or British Pounds.
Airport Transfers Egypt: A 24 hour, British run, airport transfer/taxi service specialising in Egypt Airport Transfers, providing a safe reliable private airport transfer service to and from all major Egyptian Airports. They have a range of vehicle size to choose from to suit your specific needs: Saloons, Executive Cars & 14/17 Seater Mini Buses. Contact: Tel (UK) +44 (0)113 3720290.

Notes: Bank & ATM/Cash Machine in the terminal.
Airport Tax: Domestic departure tax is US$7, Intl departure tax is US$15. Children under 2 are exempt.
Updated Oct10 ADV.


St Catherine Intl (SKV):

Location: 18 km/12 Miles NNE of St Katherines Monastery in Sinai.
Airport Hotels: El Salam Hotel, Tel 062471409.
Updated Feb07 www


Sharm el Sheikh - see Sharm el Sheikh Page


Taba Intl (TCP):

Location: 13 km/8 Miles NW of the Town of Taba, 15 km/9 Miles W of Elat in Israel.
By Taxi: Expect much argument to obtain a realistic fare. Always agree a price before setting off!! Due to the current rates of exchange, taxi drivers are not keen to be paid in Egyptian pounds, but prefer US Dollars, Euros or British Pounds.
Updated Oct10 ADV




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