There are 5 ways to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 6 min

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

$48 - $223

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cairo to Luxor

$4 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairo to Luxor

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cairo to Valley of the Kings 397.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cairo to Valley of the Kings 397.8 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Cairo, Egypt and Valley of the Kings, Egypt?

Egyptair and Almasria fly from Cairo to Valley of the Kings 4 times a day. Alternatively, operates a bus from Cairo to Valley of the Kings every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 5 h 43 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
10 h 25 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 Luxor
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cairo to Valley of the Kings
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cairo and Valley of the Kings is 499 km. The road distance is 637 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings is to bus which costs $4 - $6 and takes 6 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings is to fly which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $45 - $230.

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings, including transfers.