London to Sharm el Sheikh flights

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Departure Mon, 17 Aug Return Fri, 21 Aug
LON London
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
return from £285
Departure Sun, 06 Sep Return Tue, 15 Sep
LON London
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
return from £274
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.06 EGP
British Pound Sterling Egyptian Pound
1 EGP = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 10 August 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
96%

Trains in Sharm el Sheikh are 96% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Sharm el Sheikh
£0.12
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
74%

A meal in Sharm el Sheikh is 74% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Sharm el Sheikh
£3.89
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
87%

A taxi fare in Sharm el Sheikh is 87% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.5
Sharm el Sheikh
£0.46
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
44%

Coffee in Sharm el Sheikh is 44% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.02
Sharm el Sheikh
£1.68
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Sharm el Sheikh airports
  • ( Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport (SSH)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 2412 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Sharm El Sheikh

How long is the flight from London to Sharm El Sheikh?

The flight duration from London to Sharm El Sheikh is around 7 hours, taking a transfer into account on your flight path.

What are the most common stopovers?

Transfer destinations include Cairo (Cairo International Airport), Istanbul (Ataturk Airport), and Rome (Leonardo da Vinci Airport). There generally aren't any direct flights, but there are frequent departures with transfers.

What documentation do I need to fly to Sharm El Sheikh from London?

You'll need a passport with at least six months of validity from your point of arrival in Egypt. UK, EU and US citizens can stay in Sharm El Sheikh for up to 15 days with a free entry stamp, available on arrival.

Is there a time change from London to Sharm El Sheikh?

Sharm El Sheikh (GMT+2) is 2 hours ahead of London (GMT).

Which airlines fly from London to Sharm El Sheikh

There are a range of airlines offering superb deals and service on flights from London to Sharm El Sheikh on city breaks. These include the following:

  • British Airways, the UK's national flag carrier.
  • Air France, another excellent national airline.
  • EgyptAir, the destination's flag carrier, offering frequent flights.
  • Turkish Airlines, providing one of the more popular transfer routes.
  • Pegasus, a Turkish low-cost airline.

How to find cheap flights from London to Sharm El Sheikh

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When are the best times to fly from London to Sharm El Sheikh

  • April is great for balanced temperatures, usually around 25°C, which is perfect for sightseeing.
  • June is the beginning of summer. Temperatures rise above 30°C, ideal for the beach.
  • October is still nice and warm, starting to cool a little after the summer heat.
  • January is one of the cheapest times to go, and one of the driest parts of the year. It's often still around 20°C.

Airports in London

Heathrow (LHR) and Stansted (STN) are the most popular starting points for air travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

16 miles west of Central London is the UK's largest airport, Heathrow. There's a range of transport options for travel to the airport.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Tube – take the Piccadilly line directly to your terminal. This takes around 45 minutes from Central London.
  • By train – one of the fastest ways to the airport, taking just 15 to 30 minutes on the Heathrow Express from Paddington Station.
  • By taxi – this takes 30 to 40 minutes from Central London, but always allow plenty of time for traffic.
  • By coach – from Victoria Coach Station, you'll find many services to each terminal running throughout the day. It takes roughly 35 minutes or more to reach the airport.

Services: Open 24 hours a day, with unlimited free Wi-Fi. There's a wide range of duty free shops and places to eat in each terminal.

Useful information about Stansted Airport

There are a number of quick transport options to the airport from Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – take the Stansted Express in around 50 minutes from Liverpool Street Station.
  • By coach – the Airport Bus Express provides trips every 30 minutes between 6am-2am. Depart from either Victoria Coach Station (bus A20) or Liverpool Street (bus A21). This takes approximately 90 minutes.
  • By taxi – expect the trip to take around 90 minutes from Central London, but always allow plenty of time, particularly at rush hour.

Services: It's open 24/7 and offers 4 hours of free Wi-Fi. You'll find many places to grab a bite or pick up a gift, or perhaps something to read, and much more at the various shops.

Airports in Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH) is one of Egypt's major air hubs.

Useful information about Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

Most travellers take taxis to the city, and there's a bus service out of the airport.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi – it's only about 10 minutes or so from the airport to the centre of the city.
  • By bus – At Terminal 1, you'll be able to select your destination at the bus stop.

Services: open 24 hours a day, with four hours of free Wi-Fi access. There are designated indoor smoking areas and a number of shops and places to eat.

What to do and visit in Sharm El Sheikh

  • Dine by day or night, head for a drink or go swimming at the Naama Bay resort.
  • Go diving among the coral reefs at Ras Muhammad National Park.
  • Encounter local wildlife and beautiful nature at the Nacq Protected Area.
  • Discover archaeological ruins and stunning panoramic views at Mount Sinai.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Sharm el Sheikh

How can I find cheap flights from London to Sharm el Sheikh at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 274€ for the route London - Sharm el Sheikh. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Sharm el Sheikh expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sharm el Sheikh costs an average of 0.46 GBP, 87% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 96% less in Sharm el Sheikh: 0.12 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.91 GBP in Sharm el Sheikh, 74% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 44% cheaper in Sharm el Sheikh, with an average of 1.69 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.03 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Sharm el Sheikh?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Sharm el Sheikh are October, December and November.
When is the best time to travel from London to Sharm el Sheikh?
The best time of the year to go to Sharm el Sheikh when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1 month to fly to  Sharm el Sheikh from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by December and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period June, January and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Sharm el Sheikh.
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