Luxor to Cairo

Luxor to Cairo

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Luxor to Cairo Schedule

Luxor to Cairo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Bus Deluxe Plus 00:01 - 10:01$ 17.76
Egyptair Economy #MS6105:20 - 06:00$ 200.91
Air Cairo Economy #SM807306:40 - 07:50$ 126.99
Egyptair Economy #MS6509:15 - 10:25$ 134.34
Go Bus Classic 11:00 - 21:00$ 13.32
Go Bus Super Go 13:00 - 23:00$ 18.87
Air Cairo Economy #SM802914:00 - 15:10$ 135.58
Egyptair Economy #MS27516:40 - 17:50$ 73.90
Egyptair Economy #MS6919:40 - 20:50$ 80.91
Egyptair Economy #MS17121:30 - 22:40$ 73.81
Egyptair Economy #MS28422:30 - 23:40$ 186.99

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
  • Train

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 Train 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 USD 134.34. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 8.00.

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 1 to 11 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 Egyptian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 8.00 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 USD 134.34.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 8.00 to USD 17.00;
  • Bus tickets - USD 13.00 to USD 29.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 53.00 to USD 134.00;

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

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

  • Flights from Luxor to Cairo depart during the day - there are approximately 13 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:05 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:36. There are 13 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 USD 53.00.

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.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

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:

  • 97% decided to go for a bus.
  • 3% users took a plane.