How To Go To Nuweiba
Find Your Way To Nuweiba
There is an old disused runway located in the south-east part of Nuweiba, plus two helipads – one outside the Nuweiba Holiday Village / New Desalination Plant ( not used ), and one at the MFO post at the south-east point of Nuweiba. Otherwise one can travel to Nuweiba through the following airports…
Taba Airport ( TCP ) : Located at Naqb, some 85 km north of Nuweiba and 40 km south-east of Taba on the Sinai plateau at a height of over 700 metres, this airport is served by charter flights from the UK ( Longwood Holidays on Mondays with flights from Manchester and Gatwick, First Choice from Gatwick and Manchester on Tuesdays ), and occasional charter flights from Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, France and Russia.
Sharm el Sheikh Airport ( SSH ): Located 155 km south of Nuweiba and served by a multitude of charter and scheduled flights from all over Europe and the Middle East, as well as domestic flights from Cairo.
Cairo Airport ( CAI ): 465 km west of Nuweiba and served by many world-wide international flights.
Nuweiba Port: with half a dozen sailings daily between Aqaba and Nuweiba, using fast car ferries the Princess and the queen Nefertiti, ( journey time just over 1 hour ), and four large car ferries ( The Pella, The Black Iris, The Shehrazade, The Bridge and the Dodo ) all of which take 3 – 4 hours to make the trip.
The fares are now US$ 70 one way on the fast ferries and US$ 60 on the slow ferries. There is also a departure tax of LE 50 per person when sailing from Nuweiba Port.
Nuweiba port is located at the southern side of Nuweiba, with a small town around it, which also has the bus station, four banks, three ATMs and the Duty-Free Shop. Nuweiba Port is about 5 km south of Nuweiba Town.
East Delta Bus Station – located at Main Street running directly opposite the entrance of the port.
Telephone : 069 3520 371 or 70.
Daily Buses Timetable from Nuweiba:
06.30 hrs: Dahab – Sharm El Sheikh – Tor – Suez
09.00 hrs: Taba – Cairo
12.00 hrs: Taba
15.00 hrs: Taba – Cairo
16.00 hrs: Dahab – Sharm El Sheikh
Daily Buses Timetable to Nuweiba:
Cairo – Torgamon Bus Station ( Tel 02 2576 2293 ) at 06.00 hrs, 09.30 hrs & 22.15 hrs ( add 30 – 45 mins for Abasseya Bus Station – Tel 02 2342 4753 – or 45 – 60 mins from Al Mazhar Bus Station – Tel 02 2419 8533 ).
Sharm el Sheikh ( tel 069 3660 660 ) – at 09.00 hrs, 14.30 hrs, 17.00 hrs
Taba ( tel 069 3530 250 ) – at 09.00 hrs and 15.00 hrs ( plus the buses that come from Cairo )
Dahab ( tel 069 3641 808 ) – at 10.30 hrs, 16.00 hrs, 18.30 hrs
St Catherine ( tel 069 3740 250 ) – at 13.00 hrs
Fares: ( for Foreigners in LE )
To / from Sharm el Sheikh : LE 22
To / from Taba or Dahab : LE 16
From St Catherine : LE 21
To Cairo : LE 65 – From Cairo : LE 65 ( daytime ) & LE 75 ( nighttime ).