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Last minute flights to Sharm el Sheikh

Departure Tue, 05 Nov Return Thu, 14 Nov
STN London
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
return from £288
Departure Fri, 08 Nov Return Thu, 14 Nov
MAN Manchester
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
return from £291
Departure Wed, 23 Oct Return Sun, 27 Oct
CAI Cairo
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
return from £92
Departure Wed, 16 Oct Return Thu, 24 Oct
SAW Istanbul
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
return from £242
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Trips to Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh travel

Nicknamed the "City of Peace", Sharm El Sheikh is an Egyptian town located between the Red Sea and the Sinai Peninsula. It is best known for its coral reefs, sheltered sandy beaches and clear blue waters. A deep sea diving experience in the clear waters with the marine life and around the famous ship wreck Thistlegorm near Ras Mohammad National park will leave you gasping for more. Shopping and dining on the Naama Bay with the sunset is a memory never to be forgotten. Sharm El Sheikh is Egypt's most desirable tourist destination. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Sharm-El-Sheikh!

Things to do and places to see in Sharm el Sheikh

This small town is slowly building its place on the map as it has much to offer its tourists. The love for this place starts as flights to Sharm El Sheikh fly over the Red Sea. Apart from the aquatic activities of exploring the sea life, you can swim around a sunken ship.

Trips to Sharm El Sheikh need to be packed with the following activities:

  • Snorkelling with the entire family at Tiran Island in the Red Sea and watch the sea life
  • Deep sea exploration to the Thistlegorm ship wreck which sunk in October 1941
  • Above water activities such as wind surfing, kite surfing, boating and canoeing
  • Get into the more daring activity of para-sailing
  • Visit the Naama Bay lined with over 1800 palm trees packed with cafes, restaurants and shopping outlets
  • Drive to the picturesque Ras Mohammad National Park
  • Bask in the sun at the Ras Mohammad Wall or the shark observatory and look out for the whale sharks
  • Hire a family quad bike and ride into the Egyptian desert
  • Get onto an hour-long glass bottom cruise near the Far gardens for a panoramic view of the coral life
  • Drive up to the St. Catherine Monastery and witness a beautiful sunrise over the Sinai mountain ranges
Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh airports

Sharm El Sheikh's domestic and international travellers are managed by the Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, originally known as the Ophira International Airport.

  • Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

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    There are various options and cheap flights to Sharm El Sheikh via Egypt Air, Pegasus and Royal Jordanian.


    The airport is located about 18km from the main city and is connected via buses and taxis.

    Transport options

    Taking the bus to the main city centre is the cheapest option and it takes about 15 minutes to reach the main city; make sure to inform the bus driver of your destination as there are no pre-determined pickup and drop points so the bus stops on demand. The other option is to use a taxi from the airport to reach the main resort city. In both modes of transport, make sure you have settled the price for your airport transfer before taking the ride - this price will also include the baggage transfer.

FAQ's about Sharm el Sheikh

How long before a flight to Sharm el Sheikh should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Sharm el Sheikh, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Sharm el Sheikh departing from over 6 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Sharm el Sheikh at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Sharm el Sheikh’s airport?
Sharm el Sheikh is served with 1 airport[s]. Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 6 cities, such as London, Manchester and Cairo, the most popular routes.
How far is Sharm el Sheikh’s airport from the city centre?
Sharm el Sheikh’s airport Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport is located 11 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Sharm el Sheikh’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is of 0.15 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Sharm el Sheikh center is around 0.44 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Sharm el Sheikh. Pick your preferred car type and get from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport to Sharm el Sheikh city centre on your own terms.

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