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  •  3 h 6 min

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

$48 - $223

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Train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cairo to Luxor

$4 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus Ask-aladdin  •  9 h 18 min

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

$8 - $9

Bus Go Bus Egypt  •  12 h 27 min

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

$11 - $12

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

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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 10 h 2 min.

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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 3 h 6 min.

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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 9 h 18 min and costs $8 - $10.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min 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 3 h 6 min and costs $45 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $10 and takes 9 h 18 min, you could also train, which costs $4 - $11 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairo to Valley of the Kings is 637 km. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from Cairo to Valley of the Kings.

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Almasria and Egyptair offer flights from Cairo Airport to Luxor Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Valley of the Kings. Prices start at $14 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: 3 h 6 min

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, you can take a bus from Cairo to Valley of the Kings via Hurghada, Hurghada, and Luxor in around 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Luxor
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
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
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 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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The best way to get from Cairo to Cairo Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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