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Driving Information in Egypt

Driving Licence Requirements

In order to drive a vehicle in Egypt, you must be at least 18 years old and have a full driving licence valid in your country of residence. You will also need to obtain an international driver's licence before collecting a car hire in Sharm El Sheikh.

Age Restrictions

To hire a car in Egypt, foreigners need to be at least 25 years old and have an International Driver's license, besides their regular driver's license and a valid passport.

Driving Distances

  • Cairo to Giza - 11kms (25mins)

  • Sharm El Sheikh - Neama Bay - 9kms (15mins)

Road Rules and Petrol Stations

General Egypt driving information, laws rules and regulations:

  • Driving in Egypt is done on the right-hand side of the road.

  • Traffic lights in Cairo are often not operational, but there are police officers at intersections signalling what cars have right of way.

  • Seat belts are mandatory when driving a hire car in Egypt.

  • The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.

  • Drivers are to carry a valid driver's licence, registration documents and insurance documents at all times while driving.

  • Petrol stations in Egypt open from 8am to 8pm with some stations also having mini-markets.


There are some toll roads in Egypt, the most relevant one being the Cairo-Alexandria road.

Parking Information

It's not always easy to find a parking spot in Egypt. In big cities, you can frequently find people who will help you park for a tip. You'll also be able to find valet parking for your car in Cairo on some shops and cafés. When driving outside Cairo and other major cities, parking is easy.

One-Way Rentals 

While domestic one-way car hires within Egypt are possible, some restrictions do apply. International one-way rentals are not permitted. Please check the terms and conditions of your booking, or if you are unsure call our car hire team on 0800 358 1229 for more information.

When booking your car hire and planning the trip to Egypt, it is important to take a look at some of these rules and regulations about driving your car hire, in order to ensure you have the safest possible journey.



Cairo car hire starting at £24 /per day*

*Rates shown are per day, based upon a 7-day car hire. Taxes and additional surcharges may apply.

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