There are 6 ways to get from Cairo to Luxor by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Luxor (LXR) CAI - LXR

$47 - $221

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cairo to Luxor

$2 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus Ask-aladdin  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Hurghada
  2. Take the bus from Hurghada to Luxor

$6

Bus Go Bus Egypt  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cairo Abdel Monem Ryad to Hurghada
  2. Take the bus from Hurghada to Luxor

$9

Taxi  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo to Luxor 401.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Luxor 401.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Luxor is to train which costs $2 - $8 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Luxor is to fly which costs $45 - $230 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Cairo and Luxor is 504 km. The road distance is 642.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Cairo to Luxor, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairo to Luxor. However, there are services departing from Cairo and arriving at Luxor via Hurghada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cairo and arriving at Luxor. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Luxor, Egypt?

Egyptair and Almasria fly from Cairo to Luxor 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairo to Luxor via Hurghada and Hurghada in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Almasria
Website
almasriaairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
AC1
$8
AC2
$4
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Cairo to Hurghada
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Bus from Hurghada to Luxor
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo Abdel Monem Ryad to Hurghada
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Bus from Hurghada to Luxor
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
CIT
Phone
+20 2 26701118
Easy Taxi
Phone
+20 127 737 7210
Website
easytaxi.com

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