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Flights to Sharm el-Sheikh in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceR10 828Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromR8 003From Johannesburg to Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
One-way fromR148One-way flight from Johannesburg to Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira (SSH)

Cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheikh in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SSH flights for September, October
26 Sep - 7 Oct
R21 656pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 7 Oct
R25 694pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Sep - 9 Oct
R26 774pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sharm el-Sheikh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheikh found for this year
13 Dec - 21 Dec
R7 500pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Dec - 21 Dec
R7 574pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Dec - 21 Dec
R10 798pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
   
2 STOPS
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Sharm el-Sheikh

Late deals on return flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 7 Oct
R25 694pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 7 Oct
R26 774pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 7 Oct
R28 593pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
SSH
Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira
Egypt Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Sharm el-Sheikh flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sharm el-Sheikh found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
March
R8 757
April
R9 023
September
R10 118
December
R10 606
Currently, is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira. Flying to Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Ophira Airport?

Average Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - SSH
Price
R6 310 - R16 777
SSH
Temperature
22 - 37 °C
SSH
Precipitation
0 - 7 mm

Peak Season:

The peak season in Sharm el-Sheikh is long due to the great weather, running from April to October time so secure your flight tickets early to save money. Book your flights to Sharm el-Sheikh for July time to experience the annual International Shopping and Tourism Festival. You can make great savings as hotels, shops and restaurants all give discounts to encourage more tourists. June to August can be quite unbearable with the heat however the breeze coming off the coasts helps keep you cool. The season calms down around September to October and from March to May, making it an ideal time to find cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheikh. The temperatures still maintain their heat but you’ll find the beaches a lot more peaceful with less crowds. Book your flights to Sharm el-Sheikh in April and head to the International Camel Competition to witness and quirky alternative to horse racing. You’ll find some of the best camels there ready to win the title of the ‘Fastest camel in the whole of Sinai’.

Off season:

You can find cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheikh from November to February, and whilst the temperatures are still warm, rain is common during the months. The weather tends to be a lot more bearable than the summer months so many tourists have begun booking cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheikh then to save money on their flight tickets.

When is the best time to book a flight to Sharm el-Sheikh?

The cheapest flights to Sharm el-Sheikh can be found in January, before they start creeping up and practically double in price by the time summer comes. If you book in advance you can find good deals on your flight tickets, and if you travel during a festival or special event expect prices to be much higher than other times of the year. If you can be more flexible with your dates then book your flights to Sharm el-Sheikh a couple of months in advance around spring or winter for the best deals. Sitting on either side of the plane will offer you spectacular views, with the right hand side giving you the Raw Mohammed National Park, and the left giving you the Sharm.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Sharm el-Sheikh?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Sharm el-Sheikh. Flying on Thursday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Sharm el-Sheikh?

Sharm el-Sheikh flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Sharm el-Sheikh?

Flights from London (All airports) to Sharm el-Sheikh – 5 hours 20 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Sharm el-Sheikh – 5 hours 35 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Sharm el-Sheikh – 5 hours 20 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Sharm el-Sheikh – 5 hours 45 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Sharm el-Sheikh?

Monarch, easyJet, British Airways and Thomas Cook all operate flights to Sharm el-Sheikh throughout the week, and the prices aren’t too bad. Monarch is a comfortable airline to fly with although they aren’t the cheapest option, although they are cheaper than British Airways for checked in baggage with prices starting at around £17.00. British Airways do provide complimentary food and drink on their flights to Sharm el-Sheikh though which can more than compensate for the extra baggage costs.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The airport is just 18km North-East of the city, and there are three options to get you from there to the city to start your vacation. You can choose to get a taxi to your hotel or any part of the neighbourhood, or anywhere for that matter. Make sure to agree on a price before you get in to save yourself the hassle of being overcharged. It’s also a good idea to speak to a few different drivers and make out you have other potential options to give yourself a better chance of haggling and agreeing a good price. There are minibuses you can get from outside of Terminal 1, pay as you get onboard and just tell the driver where you wish to be dropped off as there are no bus stops along the route. Finally you can rent a car although this isn’t a great idea unless you are familiar with driving around Egypt. The airport is only 15 minutes away by car so if you’re not planning to explore further your best bet is either the bus or taxi.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Sharm el-Sheikh?

For a flight to Sharm el-Sheikh, you will be flying into Ophira. Sharm el-Sheikh Ophira (SSH) is just 10,2 km from the centre of the city.

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