Flights to Siwa
There are no direct flights to Siwa, so until they are available the two options in the winter are from:Cairo ( which means you can see the pyramids and Alexandria. If you are planning to come to Siwa in the summer, there are now direct flights into Marsa Matruh from Manchester and London Gatwick, to see details of these flights have a look at the Marsa Matruh flights section.
- Getting to Siwa – Car
- Getting to Siwa – Bus
- Getting to Siwa – Planes
- Getting to Siwa – Trains
- Getting to Siwa – Other
- Getting to Siwa – Maps
BMI, BA and Egypt Air fly direct from the UK and are the easiest ways of getting to Cairo. BMI fly’s to Cairo start and has the best prices and the best arrival and departure times. Fly from Heathrow at 9.05 arriving in Cairo at 15.50 and leave Cairo at 14.40 arriving in the UK at 19.50 every day for around £278 including all airport tax. Here is a direct link to BMI’s web site. Air Italia and several others have cheaper options that have stop over’s in Europe on their way to Cairo.
For the adventurous ones of you out there that want to get here as cheaply as possible ( this is what we do:), catch an Easy Jet flight to Munich in Germany from Stanstead and then fly direct to Cairo on a TutFly flight. If you book these flights well in advance you can get here, and back, for £125 but you do have to book well in advance.
British Airways no longer fly’s to Borg el Al Airport due to the expansion of the airport that was due to reopen at the end of 2009, it’s 2010 now and still not open. Alexandria can be the best option if you are not planning on visiting the Pyramids. There are cheaper routes through Italian airlines around £250 – £300 return with direct connections or short stop over’s in Italy.