El Gouna: How to get thereShow on map (0 comments)
El Gouna is Located 35 kilometers north of Hurghada International Airport; El Gouna is only a short flight from Europe’s major capitals.
To come to El Gouna you have several options:
By plane: There are daily flights from main European cities to Cairo, and connecting flights from Cairo to Hurghada International Airport with only 5 hours flying time.There are direct flights once or twice a week from all European cities to Hurghada.
By car: 5 hours trip from Cairo to El Gouna through good tarmac condition and fantastic scenery during the day. Having international driving license is necessary for the foreigners; seat belts are compulsory and speed limits along the road. There is availability of Car rental with special rates for weekly rental.
By coach: GO BUS from Cairo to El Gouna and vice versa 5 times a day. The trip takes 7 hours. The ticket office is available in El Gouna downtown for two types of coaches, first class and second class.
By boat: Ferryboat twice a day lasts 90 minutes From Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada harbor and back.
Around El Gouna:
El Gouna is a small town and Getting around El Gouna resort is very easy with different means of transport to go from one side of the town to another within minutes.The roads are very quiet and have pavements for pedestrians to walk along safely.
You can choose from:
Tok-Tok: is a three Wheel Motor Taxi for maximum three persons. One way ride costs 5 LE per person.Just go out and you will find them immediately. Tok-Toks are very safe and are usually driven by young men aged between 15 and 20.
Limousine: it is called in El Gouna the mini cab service; you can pay different prices according to the quality of the vehicle. They also have a brochure for their charges to different locations around El Gouna.
Shuttle Bus: El Gouna has an extensive shuttle bus system. Go Bus Company provides buses every 15/30 minutes. One day ticket price: 5 L.E., 1 week ticket price: 20 LE. You can get a map from your hotel or the information center in down town and meet at the bus station all over the whole resort.
Motorcycles: You can pick one at the entrance of Down Town and at Petrol Station.
Bicycles: they are available in front of any Hotel in El Gouna.
Shuttle Boat: it covers the whole Resort from the water sides with weekly ticket Euro 3 unlimited use. It starts from the central Point of Kafr El Gouna to all hotels and to Zeytouna Beach.