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There are 6 ways to get from Luxor to El Alamein by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Borg El Arab, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Luxor (LXR) to Borg El Arab (HBE) LXR - HBE
  2. Take the train from Baheeg to El Alamein

$104 - $268

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Train  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the train from Luxor to Cairo
  2. Take the train from Cairo to El Alamein 939 / ...

$4 - $22

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Fly to Cairo, bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Luxor (LXR) to Cairo (CAI) LXR - CAI
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$64 - $200

Bus  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Luxor to Cairo
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$21 - $37

Train, bus  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the train from Luxor to Cairo
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Marina 7

$13 - $31

Drive  •  10h 42m

  1. Drive from Luxor to El Alamein 899.7 km

$30 - $45

Luxor → El Alamein
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  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in El Alamein is +20 2 27941506.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Alamein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Alamein is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on +20 2 27941506.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Luxor to El Alamein is to train which costs $3 - $23 and takes 16h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Luxor to El Alamein is to fly and bus which takes 6h 19m and costs $60 - $200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxor to El Alamein. However, there are services departing from Luxor and arriving at Marina 7 via Cairo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxor to El Alamein. However, there are services departing from Luxor and arriving at El Alamein via Cairo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 9m.

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The distance between Luxor and El Alamein is 676 km. The road distance is 899.7 km.

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The best way to get from Luxor to El Alamein without a car is to bus which takes 11h 52m and costs $21 - $40.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Luxor to El Alamein, including transfers.

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Luxor to El Alamein bus services, operated by Go Bus Egypt, depart from Luxor station.

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Luxor to El Alamein train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, depart from Luxor station.

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The best way to get from Luxor to El Alamein is to bus which takes 11h 52m and costs $21 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $23 and takes 16h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Luxor to El Alamein.
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  • Distance: 675.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

What companies run services between Luxor, Egypt and El Alamein, Egypt?

You can take a bus from Luxor to El Alamein via Cairo in around 11h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luxor to El Alamein via Cairo in around 16h 9m.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Luxor to Borg El Arab via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Luxor to Borg El Arab via Cairo, Hurghada
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Luxor to Cairo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Luxor to Borg El Arab via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Baheeg to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Train from Luxor to Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $20
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Speed AC Spanish
$8 - $12
Special Service OD
$12 - $20
Train from Cairo to El Alamein
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
Go Bus Egypt
Phone
19567
Website
go-bus.com
Bus from Cairo to Marina 7
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
go-bus.com
Bus from Luxor to Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
go-bus.com

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There is no direct flight from Luxor Airport to Borg El Arab Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 46m and has one stopover.

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Luxor to El Alamein bus services, operated by Go Bus Egypt, arrive at Marina 7 station.

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Luxor to El Alamein train services, operated by Egyptian Railways, arrive at El Alamein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxor to El Alamein is 900 km. It takes approximately 10h 42m to drive from Luxor to El Alamein.

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Air Arabia and Egyptair offer flights from Luxor Airport to Borg El Arab Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in El Alamein. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luxor to Luxor Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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