La Pespes startet Hurghada Sharm El Sheik fast ferry
Egyptian based La Pespes startet Hurghada - Sharm El Sheik fast ferry in June 2016. The road distance between Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh is about 850 km which takes around 10 hours driving. It is 50 nautical miles by sea. The ferry service reduces the duration of travel between the two cities to 2:10 hours sailing.
The high-speed craft La Pespes is a 304-seat passenger vessel, air-conditioned with panoramic windows, snack bar and 10 LCD screens aboard. Car transport is not possible.
La Pespes offers 2 round trips every week: Thursdays and Sundays, sailing from Hurghada at 8AM and back from Sharm El Sheikh at 6PM. Trip duration is 02:10 hours.
Before 2015 this ferry link was served by International Fast Ferries and Red Sea Jet.