Transportation Sharm

You can travel inside Sharm el-Sheikh and around Egypt by the following means of transportation:

Taxi

Is the main way of getting around. To get a taxi in Sharm El Sheikh you just have to wave your hand. Instantly there will be several taxis pulling over to offer their services. You have to keep in mind and use only Blue and White Taxis since these are authorized to provide taxi services. Before getting into the car, always agree for the price, otherwise the driver will surely charge you over the standard price.

Airplanes

Egypt; it's a big country. If you want to travel around Egypt, from Sharm El Sheikh, you can take internal flights made available by Egypt Air. Check the schedule with the airways company, before buying tickets.

Trains

Are available only along the Nile, while the region of Sinai lacks railway infrastructure. First class tickets are quite cheap and you should buy them if you want to have an enjoyable travel.

Buses

Bus tickets are cheap and they drive often from Sharm to Cairo. Buses usually cover the distance (500 km) between the resort and the Capital City of Egypt in approximately 6 hours. The tickets cost around 55LE. Regular busses also drive to Dahab, Nuweiba, St. Catherine's, Suez and Taba.

Ferry Boats

Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh resort are linked by ferries. This ferry runs on a very variable schedule; There is a ferry whic links Nuweiba to Aqaba, leaving everyday at 11:00 and 18:00.

Tuf-tuf

Tuk-Tuk ride costs around 1LE and the mini-bus costs around 0.5-1 LE. You can also travel around with the pick ups but are not licensed to carry foreigners; it's your own choice if you want to travel by these means of transportations.

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