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There are 6 ways to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  3h 6m

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

$48 - $223

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Train  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from Cairo to Luxor

$4 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus Ask-aladdin  •  9h 18m

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

$8 - $9

Bus Go Bus Egypt  •  12h 27m

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

$14 - $25

Taxi  •  7h 59m

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

$55 - $70

Drive  •  7h 59m

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

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings is to train which costs $4 - $11 and takes 10h 17m.

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

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The distance between Cairo and Valley of the Kings is 499 km. The road distance is 636.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings without a car is to bus which takes 9h 18m and costs $8 - $10.

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

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The best way to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings is to fly which takes 3h 6m and costs $45 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $10 and takes 9h 18m, you could also train, which costs $4 - $11 and takes 10h 17m.

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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 Valley of the Kings is 637 km. It takes approximately 7h 59m to drive from Cairo to Valley of the Kings.

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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 Valley of the Kings. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo to Valley of the Kings.
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  • Distance: 311.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

Egyptair, Air Cairo and two other airlines fly from Cairo to Valley of the Kings every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairo to Valley of the Kings via Hurghada, Hurghada, and Luxor in around 9h 18m.

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 Valley of the Kings
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
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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