Sharm El Sheikh Airport

General information

Sharm El Sheikh Airport is the third busiest airport in Egypt. The airport is mainly used by tourists who travel to the hotels and resorts in the South Sinai region.


Where is Sharm El Sheikh Airport situated?

The airport is located north of Sharm El Sheikh. The airport is accessible via the El-Salam road.

How many terminals does Sharm El Sheikh Airport have?

The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is the new and modern terminal, it was inaugurated in May 2007. The old terminal is called Terminal 2.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Sharm El Sheikh Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Egypt.

Airport Distance
Hurghada Airport 106km



The distance from Sharm El Sheikh Airport to the centre of Sharm El Sheikh is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Sharm El Sheikh.

From SSH Airport to Sharm El Sheikh City centre by Car
12 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Sharm El Sheikh Airport by public transport. Visit the Sharm El Sheikh Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Sharm El Sheikh Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Sharm El Sheikh is about EGP 200.-. Book your taxi at Sharm El Sheikh Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SSH Airport to Sharm El Sheikh City centre by Taxi
12 km
20 min
EGP 200.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Sharm El Sheikh Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Sharm El Sheikh Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Sharm El Sheikh Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Sharm El Sheikh Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Sharm El Sheikh Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Sharm El Sheikh Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Sharm El Sheikh Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • TUI fly Belgium


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Sharm El Sheikh Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Sharm El Sheikh

Four Seasons Resort is a hillside Red Sea diving resort set in Sharm El Sheikh. It boasts 4 pools, 5 restaurants, 3 lounges and a spa. Guests can also benefit from the snorkeling and diving activities available on site.


ElBadry Montazah Sharm El Sheikh, Sharm El Sheikh

Located in Sharm El Sheikh, 9 km from SOHO Square Sharm El Sheikh and 20 km from Naama Bay, ElBadry Montazah Sharm El Sheikh provides accommodation with air conditioning and access to a garden with an outdoor swimming pool.


Savoy Sharm El Sheikh, Sharm El Sheikh

Situated directly on the beach and in the center of SOHO Square, this 5-star resort offers lush tropical surroundings and luxurious rooms with satellite TVs.

Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh

Looking for the best hotels in Sharm El Sheikh? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


SUNRISE Arabian Beach Resort, Sharm El Sheikh

Located along with its private beach in the famous area of Sharks Bay, the Sunrise Arabian Beach Resort is surrounded by gardens and offers a variety of facilities, including a spa. This property offers 6 a-la-carte restaurants.


Sharm Reef Resort, Sharm El Sheikh

Located in the Om El Seid cliff area in the centre of Sharm El Sheikh, this hotel features a private beach, 2 outdoor pools with sun-lounger terrace. Naama Bay is a 10-minute drive and Il Mercato Mall is a short walk from the hotel.


Sharm El Sheikh Marriott Resort, Sharm El Sheikh

Situated in the heart of the popular Naama Bay, This Marriott resort offers spacious accommodation overlooking the hotel's tropical gardens, the extensive pool or beach panoramic view. It also features a private beach.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Sharm El Sheikh Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Sharm El Sheikh Desert Safari with Camel & Bike Rides

Explore the Egyptian desert with a thrilling quad bike ride. Marvel at the Bedouin village to embrace the local culture and take a camel ride to behold the ravishing sunset sights. Enjoy the art forms of Tanoura and Belly dance show at the bedouin camp.


Ras Mohammed National Park: Snorkelling Trip

Enjoy a fantastic day trip from Sharm El Sheikh to Ras Mohammed. Your 20-minute transfer to Ras Mohammed will be by an air-conditioned minibus.

Tour & transport

Sharm El-Sheikh Airport Transfer

Book a private transfer from Sharm El Sheikh airport to your hotel, and travel in comfort to get your vacation started. Meet your driver at the airport and get plenty of tips for your stay in Sharm El Sheikh. Hotel to airport transfers are also available.


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