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Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Hurghada International Airport

Hurghada International Airport is the international airport of Hurghada in Egypt. It is located inland, 5 km southwest of El Dahar, the downtown of Hurghada. It is the second busiest airport in Egypt after Cairo International Airport and an important destination for leisure flights mainly from Europe.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Getting to/from the Hurghada Airport

By Car 

Hurghada International Airport is located in the South-West from the city of Hurghada at the highway leading from the town along the resort area of Hurghada and further on to the Southern part of the country. The airport buildings are perfectly noticeable from the highway and it's impossible to miss them. It takes about 15 minute drive from the center of the Hurghada city to the airport.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

By Taxi 

Taxi ranks are located next to the Hurghada airport passenger terminal. Taxi offers 24-hour services. The car can take you to the residential neighborhood of the Hurghada city, coastal hotels of Hurghada, to the neighboring resorts such as Al-Mahmya, Al Quseir, El Gouna, Sharm El Naga, Safaga, Soma Bay and Makadi Bay .

It takes about 15 minute drive to the center of the Hurghada city and from 15 up to 30 minute drive to the coastal hotels.


HURGHADA AIRPORT TRANSFER FROM HRG

Easily make your way from the Hurghada International Airport to your destination with an airport transfer from HTG ride. A professional, English-speaking driver will pick you up in a stylish, premium vehicle and take you to your hotel, business meeting or wherever else you need to go. You can choose from sedans, town cars and SUVs when booking, with something to accommodate every budget and group size.

You can use new transportation apps like UBER and In Driver.


By Bus 

Regular transportation in Hurghada is carried out by private carriers offering the passengers only minibuses. The bus stops are located next to the Hurghada airport passenger terminal. The Hurghada public transport is peculiar of the absence of fixed stops on the route, pick-up and drop-off is made on demand.

Regular buses run between the airport and the center of the Hurghada city, the resort area and some other towns of Red Sea province such as Safaga, Al Quseir, El Gouna, Sharm El Naga, Al-Mahmya, Soma Bay and Makadi Bay .

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

The buses start from the airport filled up. It's better to settle with the bus-driver the price for transfer before the departure in order not to be cheated.

It takes about 20 minute drive to the center of the Hurghada city.

Hurghada Airport Passenger Services

The Hurghada airport passenger terminal has been constantly reconstructed and expanded thereby developing and improving passenger services.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Take-off and landing formalities

Passengers arriving at the Hurghada airport escape through the arriving area in the left extension of the air terminal. International passengers pass through the passport control and customs supervision. Egypt entry permit can be obtained directly in the arrival area.

Before departure it's necessary to check-in at the departure hall. Checking-in starts 3 hours before the scheduled departure time and ends 1 hour before the departure. After checking-in the special supervision is necessary. Passport control and customs supervision is compulsory for the international passengers.

Public catering

For those who need to take some food there are several cafés, bars and one restaurant at the Hurghada airport. Catering stations can be found in the air terminal and in the customs area as well. National and European dishes are served in the cafés and restaurant of the airport.

There are also numerous coffee and fast-food machines all over the air terminal.

Currency exchange

Egyptian pound is the national currency of Egypt. 1 Egyptian pound consists of 100 piastres.
Currency exchange is possible at the currency exchange offices and bank department in the air terminal. There are also several 24-hour ATMs (cash terminals) at the airport.


Communications

There is a postal office providing mailing and Internet access services at the Hurghada airport. There are also several pay phones for international calls in the air terminal or you can buy local Egyptian Sim Card.

Shopping facilities

The Hurghada airport air terminal possesses the widest shopping facilities including a great number of souvenir, jewelry and perfume shops and newsstands. These are the places to spare time before take-off and to buy all the necessary things in.

The departure customs area is famous of its duty-free shops offering local goods, foodstuffs, presents, perfumes, tobacco and alcohol.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Luggage

The Hurghada airport arrival area offers the passengers a cloakroom for their luggage to be stored for some time. There is also the unclaimed luggage room in the arrival area where the lost luggage should be claimed for after the arrival to Hurghada.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Business services 

There are no special premises for business meetings and talks at the Hurghada airport. At the same time in a five-minute drive from the airport there is a great number of coastal hotels possessing various chambers and conference rooms equipped with all necessary facilities.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

VIP lounge 

Hurghada airport offers a VIP lounge. This is the service to be reserved beforehand. The interior atmosphere of the VIP lounge is light and cozy. Free snacks and international magazines are offered there.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Hotel 

There is no hotel at the Hurghada airport. The arrivals are welcome at the hotels in the city of Hurghada or at the resorts located not far from the airport.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Car rent 

In the Hurghada airport arrival area there is car rental service of Hertz international company. On-line reserving and prepay of a car is possible. There are also local car rental companies offering their services in the airport.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport

Parking 

There is the passenger car parking next to the air terminal of the Hurghada airport. There are places both for short-time parking (up to 24 hours) and for long-time parking (from 24 hours up to some days). Short-time parking places are located just in front of the air terminal and long-time parking places are located inside the parking area.

Hurghada International Airport Egypt HRG Airport


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