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

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Fly  •  2h 43m

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

$47 - $220

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Train  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the train from Cairo to Luxor

$3 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus Ask-aladdin  •  9h 2m

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

$7 - $8

Bus Go Bus Egypt  •  12h 11m

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

$13 - $24

Taxi  •  7h 56m

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo to Thebes 398.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Cairo to Thebes 398.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Thebes is to train which costs $3 - $10 and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairo to Thebes is to fly which costs $45 - $220 and takes 2h 43m.

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The distance between Cairo and Thebes is 505 km. The road distance is 637.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Thebes without a car is to bus which takes 9h 2m and costs $7 - $9.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Cairo to Thebes, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Thebes is to fly which takes 2h 43m and costs $45 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 - $9 and takes 9h 2m, you could also train, which costs $3 - $10 and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Luxor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Thebes is 637 km. It takes approximately 7h 56m to drive from Cairo to Thebes.

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Air Cairo, Almasria, Nile Air and Egyptair offer flights from Cairo Airport to Luxor Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Thebes. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Thebes.
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  • Distance: 315.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

Egyptair, Air Cairo and two other airlines fly from Cairo to Thebes every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairo to Thebes via Hurghada, Hurghada, and Luxor in around 9h 2m.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Almasria
Website
almasriaairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
5 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
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Bus from Hurghada to Luxor
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Hurghada
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Economic
$7
New Deluxe
$10
Royal Class
$10
Deluxe Plus
$9
Royal Plus
$13
Elite Plus
$16
Elite D.D
$17
Bus from Hurghada to Luxor
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cairo to Thebes
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
CIT
Phone
+20 2 26701118

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The best way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs .

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