How to Reach Marsa Alam


  • By Air: Marsa Alam airport which had been recently opened in 2003 is linked to most of the airports in Egypt. From UK, France, Italy, Netherlands, Russia and other European countries, you can get direct flights till Marsa Alam. From the airport, you can take a taxi till your hotel or resort. From Cairo, Marsa Alam is just an hour’s flight away.
  • By Bus: It takes around 9 to 10 hours to reach Marsa Alam from Cairo through bus.
  • By Taxi: From Luxor, you can easily take taxis to Marsa Alam and they take just 2 hours to reach. From Hurghada, it takes around 4 hours to reach Marsa Alam through taxi.


  • Since it is a small town, the only way to get around Marsa Alam is through taxi or minibus. They are available everywhere. You can also walk down from one point to another.