Luxor to Cairo

Luxor to Cairo

  Sep 23, 2021, 30 trips (EGP 120 – EGP 0)

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9h 10m First: 0:05 Last: 21:20

From EGP 120


10h Deps: 0:01, 13:00, 21:00, 22:35

From EGP 189


1h 10m Deps: 8:10, 9:55, 14:00, 19:15

From EGP 1,433

Luxor to Cairo Schedule

Luxor to Cairo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 00:05 - 09:50EGP 166
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 02:15 - 11:35EGP 166
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 04:50 - 15:35EGP 166
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 08:40 - 18:00EGP 166
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 10:55 - 21:40EGP 166
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 12:40 - 22:05EGP 280
Air Cairo Economy #SM802914:00 - 15:10EGP 1,490
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 17:50 - 03:05EGP 166
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 18:30 - 04:05EGP 280
Egyptian Railways Class I AC 20:10 - 05:50EGP 166
Go Bus Classic 21:00 - 07:00EGP 189
Go Bus Elite DD 22:35 - 08:35EGP 424

Transportation from Luxor to Cairo

How to get from Luxor to Cairo

When you want to get from Luxor to Cairo, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about EGP 4,401. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as EGP 189.

How far is Luxor from Cairo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Luxor to Cairo. Your trip will be a total of 416 miles (668 km). The flying distance is 318 miles (511 km).

How long does it take to get from Luxor to Cairo?

The travel time from Luxor to Cairo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 19 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Luxor to Cairo?

The cost of the trip from Luxor to Cairo varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Go Bus: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as EGP 189 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as EGP 4,401.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Luxor to Cairo:

  • Bus tickets - EGP 189 to EGP 424;
  • Plane tickets - EGP 1,446 to EGP 4,400;
  • flight price: EGP 4,117 - EGP 4,117. From Luxor to Cairo starting from 15:10 Cairo Airport until 15:10 Cairo Airport

How many trips per day are there between Luxor and Cairo?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • 1 by flight from Luxor to Cairo starting from 15:10 Cairo Airport until 15:10 Cairo Airport
  • Flights from Luxor to Cairo depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:01 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:35. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Luxor to Cairo. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is EGP 1,446.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Luxor to Cairo
Air Cairo, Egyptair


Taking a bus from Luxor to Cairo is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Luxor to Cairo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Luxor to Cairo? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 50% chosen flight
  • 50% users took a plane.