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There are 4 ways to get from Wadi Halfa to Luxor by car ferry, train, car or plane

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Car ferry, train  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Wadi Halfa to Aswan
  2. Take the train from Aswan to Luxor

3 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  21h 11m

  1. Take the car ferry from Wadi Halfa to Aswan
  2. Drive from Aswan to Luxor

Drive, fly to Luxor  •  18h 18m

  1. Drive from Wadi Halfa to Abu Simbel
  2. Fly from Abu Simbel (ABS) to Luxor (LXR) ABS - LXR

Drive, fly to Aswan, train  •  18h 41m

  1. Drive from Wadi Halfa to Abu Simbel
  2. Fly from Abu Simbel (ABS) to Aswan (ASW) ABS - ASW
  3. Take the train from Aswan to Luxor

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International flights leaving Sudan are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Last updated: January 17 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wadi Halfa to Luxor is to car ferry and train which costs $27 - $29 and takes 22h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Wadi Halfa to Luxor is to drive and fly which costs $210 - $550 and takes 18h 18m.

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The distance between Wadi Halfa and Luxor is 453 km.

It takes approximately 22h 27m to get from Wadi Halfa to Luxor, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Abu Simbel Airport to Luxor Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has two stopovers.

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Egyptair offers flights from Abu Simbel Airport to Luxor Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Luxor. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wadi Halfa to Luxor.
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  • Distance: 453 km
  • Duration: 22h 27m

What companies run services between Wadi Halfa, Sudan and Luxor, Egypt?

There is no direct connection from Wadi Halfa to Luxor. However, you can take the drive to Wadi Halfa, take the car ferry to Aswan, take the walk to Aswan, then take the train to Luxor. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wadi Halfa, take the car ferry to Aswan, then take the drive to Luxor.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Abu Simbel to Luxor via Aswan, Cairo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Abu Simbel to Aswan
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Train operators
Ferry operators
Aswan ferry
Phone
00 20 1225 111 968
Website
ferryaswanwadihalfa.wordpress.com
Car ferry from Wadi Halfa to Aswan
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
ferryaswanwadihalfa.wordpress.com

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