# How far is Hurghada from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Hurghada (Hurghada International Airport) is 249 miles / 401 kilometers / 217 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cairo (CAI) to Hurghada (HRG) is 291 miles / 469 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 30 minutes.

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## Distance from Cairo to Hurghada

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cairo to Hurghada. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 249.462 miles
• 401.470 kilometers
• 216.776 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 249.845 miles
• 402.087 kilometers
• 217.109 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Cairo to Hurghada?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to Hurghada International Airport is 58 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Hurghada International Airport (HRG)

On average, flying from Cairo to Hurghada generates about 62 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 62 kilograms equals 136 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairo to Hurghada

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Hurghada International Airport (HRG).

## Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E