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There are 5 ways to get from Luxor to Petra by plane, bus, car, train or car ferry

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

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Fly to Amman, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Luxor (LXR) to Amman (AMM) LXR - AMM
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$117 - $487

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  24 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Luxor to Cairo
  2. Take the bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$59 - $95

3 alternative options

Fly to Aqaba, drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Luxor (LXR) to Aqaba (AQJ) LXR - AQJ
  2. Drive from Aqaba to Petra

$232 - $686

Bus  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Luxor to Hurghada
  2. Take the bus from Hurghada to Cairo
  3. Take the bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$63 - $93

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Luxor to Safaga
  2. Take the car ferry from Safaga to Duba
  3. Drive from Duba to Petra

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxor to Petra is to train and bus which costs $55 - $95 and takes 24 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luxor to Petra is to fly and drive which costs $230 - $700 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Luxor and Petra is 584 km.

The best way to get from Luxor to Petra without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 14 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Luxor to Petra, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Luxor Airport to Amman Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Air Cairo and Egyptair offer flights from Luxor Airport to Amman Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Petra. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luxor to Luxor Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Luxor to Petra.
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  • Distance: 364.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

What companies run services between Luxor, Egypt and Petra, Jordan?

You can take a bus from Luxor to Petra via Hurghada, Hurghada, Cairo, Cairo, Amman Abdali Terminal, and Petra in around 23 h 14 min.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Luxor to Amman via Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ukrainian-Mediterranean
Website
umair.com.ua
Flights from Luxor to Aqaba via Cairo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Luxor to Aqaba via Hurghada, Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Luxor to Aqaba via Cairo, Amman
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Luxor to Cairo
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
AC1
$8
AC2
$4
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Cairo to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
bus
Bus from Luxor to Hurghada
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Bus from Hurghada to Cairo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ask-aladdin.com
Ferry operators
Namma International Marine Services.
Phone
+966-2-648 7203
Email
amajid@nesma.com
Website
nammashippinglines.com
Car ferry from Safaga to Duba
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nammashippinglines.com

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