How To Go


Currency in Marsa Alam


How To Go

1) Air

The Marsa Alam International Airport is 67km north of the city along the Al-Quseir road. There is no public transport, so you’ll need to arrange a transfer in advance with your hotel.

EgyptAir ( has flights to Cairo five days per week. Prices tend to fluctuate wildly depending on the season and availability. The airport is also served by charter flights originating in either the UK or Europe.

2) Bus

The bus station is just past the T-junction along the Edfu road. Buses to Cairo (E£140 to E£280, 10 to 11 hours) via Al-Quseir (E£50 to E£80, two hours) and Hurghada (E£60 to E£120 to four hours) depart at 1.30pm and 8.30pm but check beforehand as timetables change frequently.

There are also a couple of services per day to Shalatein (E£50 to E£75, four hours).

3) Servees “Min-Van”

The servees station is beside the bus station and has pretty regular services to Al-Quseir (E£60, two hours).