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Flights to Sharm el Sheikh from Dublin - what you need to know
Sharm el Sheikh is a top destination for Irish holiday makers. Read on for some helpful information on flights to Sharm el Sheikh from Dublin.
Sharm el Sheikh
Sharm el Sheikh is a city located on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. It is situated on a coastal strip along the Red Sea. The area has a very warm climate with high temperatures all year round. The Red Sea around Sharm el Sheikh has some of the best scuba diving and snorkelling in the world with a variety of types of coral reef and species of fish.
Thomson provides the only non-stop flight between Dublin and Sharm el Sheikh. They fly once per week each Wednesday. Departure time is 1.55 pm and with a duration of 5 hours 50 minutes the flight arrives at 9.45 pm local time. Prices depend on how far in advance you book and when you wish to travel but tend to range from €300 to €600 return. Thomson also flies from Gatwick, Luton and Stansted to Sharm el Sheikh. Easyjet fly several times each week from Gatwick and Luton and EgyptAir have 2 weekly flights from Heathrow. Ryanair have several cheap flights each day to the London airports mentioned.
When to go
The weather in Sharm el Sheikh means that it is a good place to visit all year round. Temperatures in the region range from 15 to 35 degrees during the winter months and from 20 to 45 degrees during the summer months from April to October. The temperature of the Red Sea around this area remains between 21 and 28 degrees throughout the year.