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Flights to Sharm El Sheikh

Egypt's sparkling Red Sea resort

Cheapest return flights from

£251

7 night holidays from

£468

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Sitting pretty on the Gulf of Aqaba lies Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt’s popular resort town. Blessed with sandy beaches, exotic underwater scenery and modern five-star hotels, it’s easy to see why visitors keep coming back year after year.

Fly direct from London to Sharm El Sheikh with British Airways to experience the wonders of the Red Sea for yourself. This beautiful stretch of coastline offers the full package, with year-round sunshine and activities to suit everyone. After the easy life? Spend the days lazing on a sun lounger or paddling in the calm, glassy waters of Na’ama Bay beach. With some of the world’s richest coral reefs to explore, don't miss snorkeling and scuba diving at Al Montazah beach or Ras Mohammed Marine Park. Head to the old town for a taste of Egyptian culture and a chance to hone your bartering skills at the Old Market, a traditional bazaar. While you’re there, discover the architectural prowess of the grand Al Sahaba Mosque, then head uptown to see the hand-painted biblical frescoes of the Heavenly Cathedral. Book your holiday to Sharm El Sheikh today.

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Sharm El Sheikh flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Sharm El Sheikh?

A flight from London Gatwick to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport takes approximately five hours and 30 minutes.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Sharm El Sheikh?

You can use our low fare finder to find the cheapest flights to Sharm El Sheikh. It’s a popular destination to visit all year round, although many like to visit when the weather’s slightly cooler in autumn and spring. You may find prices are cheaper during winter and the hottest summer months.

Is Sharm El Sheikh cheap to visit?

Many visitors find Sharm El Sheikh relatively budget-friendly, with countless restaurant options at both ends of the scale. Indulge in fine dining at the luxury hotels, enjoy the mid-priced options at the beach clubs and bars, or keep things simple at local cafés and markets. Local tours and boat trips are reasonably priced too.

Is it easy to get around Sharm El Sheikh?

Taxis are readily available at the airport, and you can pre-book them or hire one when you arrive. Just make sure you agree a price upfront. On a budget? Take one of the regular minibuses and you’ll reach the centre of Sharm El Sheikh in just 15 minutes.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to get out of Sharm El Sheikh and see more of what Egypt has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Why visit Sharm El Sheikh?

If you’ve ever dived – or would like to learn – then Sharm El Sheikh is the place to be. There are few destinations with such an abundance of healthy coral reefs, home to tropical fish like lionfish, coral trout and emperor angelfish, to name just a few. Experienced divers can explore the local shipwrecks like Thistlegorm, which sunk during World War II. Then, head off into the desert for an alternative sunset experience. Hire a guide – or join a local tour – to enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner under the stars or go further afield and hike Mount Sinai for panoramic views to remember.

Why fly British Airways to Sharm El Sheikh?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Economy class flights to Sharm El Sheikh

From £251return

from London, January 2025

Our short-haul economy cabins are great value if you’re looking for cheap flights. If you are only bringing hand luggage, consider booking basic economy. Alternatively, you can pick a price that includes 23kg checked baggage and free seat selection 48 hours before you fly.

January

£251

return, from London

£251

November

£267

return, from London

£267

December

£267

return, from London

£267

Business class flights to Sharm El Sheikh

From £745return

from London, January 2025

Club Europe, our spacious business class cabin, has a premium menu and priority boarding. We keep the middle seat free so you can always enjoy a guaranteed window or aisle seat and more personal space for working or relaxing. Business class passengers also have lounge access at the airport.

January

£745

return, from London

£745

November

£761

return, from London

£761

December

£761

return, from London

£761

Sharm El Sheikh travel essentials

Flight time

5 hrs 30 mins

Time zone

GMT +2

Currency

Egyptian pound

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Take a guided tour or exploreat your own pace, either waythis wonder is well worth the visit

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