You can travel between Cairo, Luxor and Aswan on 4 different types of trains:

night train luxury sleeper (1 and 2-bed) and lounge car is operated by a private company called Watania www.wataniasleepingtrains.com. (previously Abela Egypt) .. Trains 84, 85 & 86 operate daily. It also have first class seats.

Trains 82 and 83 work if necessary and not during peak hours.


The rates shown are one-way fares, the price is the same in both directions.
Tickets can be paid in euros, U.S. dollars, British pounds or Egyptian pounds. They include dinner and breakfast.

If you have an ISIC student card, it gives you a 33% discount. 0 to 3 years, children do not pay. the children from April to September pay $ 45 each way for Cairo-Luxor-Aswan or Cairo. At age 10, the normal rate.

night express train 1st and 2nd class air-conditioned with reclining seats and refreshments.

day express trains

ordinary trains and slow, with air conditioning only in 2nd class. The ordinary, is not normally used by tourists, base seats 2nd and 3rd class.

 Cairo ► Luxor ► Aswan

Train type:

Exp*

Exp

Exp

Ord+

Ord+

Exp

Ord+

Ord+

Ord+

Exp

sleeper

Exp

sleeper

Exp

sleeper

Exp

Exp*

Exp

Train number:

1902

934

980

80

158

982

160

164

1434

988

84

88

86

886

82**

976

2000

2002

Alexandria

depart

-

2215

-

-

0715

-

-

1140

-

-

-

1700

-

-

-

-

-

-

Cairo

depart 

0015

0100

08:00

0730

1030

12:00

1230

1530

1820

1900

-

2000

-

2100

-

2115

2200

2300

Giza

depart 

0035

0120

08:20

0750

1050

12:20

1250

1550

1840

1920

20:00

2020

20:40

2120

21:35

2135

2220

2320

Luxor 

arr/dep

0930

1010

17:45

1920

2105

21:50

2325

0150

0350

0410

05:20

0625

06:35

0640

07:10

0635

0710

0825

Isna

arrive

1020

-

18:30

2010

-

22:57

-

0240

|

0500

|

0717

07:25

0730

08:00

-

0800

|

Edfu

arrive

1105

-

19:15

2105

-

23:35

-

0330

0520

0545

07:00

0755

08:10

0815

08:45

-

0845

0950

Kom Ombo

arrive

1150

-

20:10

2210

-

00:25

-

0425

0610

0635

|

0850

09:10

0905

09:45

-

0930

1040

Aswan

arrive

1240

-

21:00

2305

-

01:15

-

0525

0655

0720

08:55

0940

10:20

0950

10:30

-

1015

1125

Le Caire- Louxor = 671km . 

Le Caire - Asouan = 879 km   

 Les horaires ont été mis à jour à l'automne 2011 mais vous pouvez consulter le site officiel:

www.egyptrail.gov.eg.      

 Aswan ► Luxor ► Cairo

Train type:

Exp

Ord+

Exp

Exp

Exp

Ord+

Ord+

Ord+

Exp

Exp

sleeper

sleeper

Exp

Exp*

sleeper

Exp

Exp*

Exp

Train number:

2003

157

981

983

935

81

993

163

887

1903

83 **

87

977

2001

85

997

89

989

Aswan

depart

01:00

-

05:00

07:00

-

0930

-

1300

1500

1600

16:00

15:45

-

1800

19:00

2000

2015

2130

Kom Ombo

depart

01:43

-

05:48

07:48

-

1025

-

1355

1542

1648

16:45

17:30

-

1843

|

2043

2101

2220

Edfu

depart

02:35

-

06:45

08:40

-

1123

-

1450

1630

1740

17:40

18:30

-

1932

20:35

2137

2158

2315

Isna

depart

|

-

07:35

09:25

-

1210

-

1540

1715

1825

18:30

19:00

-

2017

|

2222

2246

0002

Luxor 

arr/dep

04:15

0730

08:30

10:30

13:00

1315

1430

1645

1910

1920

19:35

19:15

2000

2110

22:30

2315

2345

0055

Giza 

arrive

13:20

1755

18:05

20:50

22:15

0045

0155

0245

0350

0415

05:00

04:55

0530

0600

08:15

0820

0905

0945

Cairo 

arrive

13:35

1810

18:20

21:05

22:30

0100

0210

0300

0405

0430

  05:15

-

0545

0615

-

0835

0920

1000

Alexandria

arrive

-

2230

-

-

01:30

-

-

0645

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1230

-

 

 Fares

Deluxe sleeper 

(sharing 2-berth)  

Deluxe sleeper

(sole occupancy)

Seat on overnight

sleeper train ***

1st class

air-con express   

2nd class

air-con express   

2nd class non-AC

ordinary train

 Cairo to Luxor

$ 60 (£36) **

$ 80  (£48) **

LE170 (£21 / $31)***

LE 94 (£11 / $17) *

LE 48 (£6 / $9) *

LE 42 (£5 / $8) *

 Cairo to Aswan

$ 60 (£36) **

$ 80  (£48) **

LE170 (£21 / $30)***

LE 113 (£13 / $21) *

LE 57 (£7 / $11) *

LE 50 (£6 / $10) *

 Luxor to Aswan  

$ 13 (£8) ****

-

-

LE 43 (£6 / $8)

LE 26 (£3 / $5) *

LE 10 (£1 / $2) *

 

 Cairo to Alexandria

 Cairo ► Alexandria

Train type: Ord Exp Ord Special Exp Ord Special Exp Ord Special Ord Special Ord Special Exp
Train number: 119 903 7 905 901 197 909 911 11 89 13 913 15 917 919
Cairo depart depart  0500 0600 0625 0800 0815 0825 0900 1000 1010 1100 1115 1200 1245 1400 1410
Alexandria arrive arrive 0940 0900 1005 1030 1100 1115 1130 1250 1410 1340 1420 1430 1610 1630 1730

 Cairo ► Alexandria  (continued)

Train type: Ord Exp Ord Exp Ord Exp Ord Special Ord Ord Special Ord Exp Ord Special Special
Train number: 21 915 27 923 199 925 33 921 25 31 927 157 931 29 1919 935
Cairo depart  1430 1510 1525 1600 1615 1715 1725 1800 1810 1840 1900 1920 2015

2030

2100 2230
Alexandria  arrive 1830 1800 1845 1825 1940 2015 2110

2030

2120 2215 2120 2210 2310 0030

2330

0100

 

Cairo-Alexandria is 208 km (129 miles).

 Alexandria ► Cairo

Train type: Ord Ord Exp Special Ord Ord Special Exp Ord Exp Ord Special Ord Ord Exp Ord
Train number: 198 8 902 906 158 10 904 900 12 910 14 912 164 18 914 20
Alexandria  depart  0330 0520 0600 0700 0715 0725 0800 0815 0915 1000 1045 1200 1215 1230 1300 1330
Cairo arrive 0700 0900 0915 0930 1015 1150 1030 1115 1330 1300 1355 1430 1515 1600 1615 1745

 Alexandria ► Cairo  (continued)

Train type: Special Ord Special Exp Ord Special Special Ord Special Exp Ord Special
Train number: 916 24 918 922 196 88 928 32 926 930 30 934
Alexandria  depart  1400 1430 1500 1530 1545 1700 1800 1820 1900 2000 2125 2200
Cairo arrive 1630 1840 1730 1930 1855 1930 2030 2150 2130 2225 0020 0030

 How much does it cost?

1st class

air-con express   

2nd class

air-con express   

2nd class

ordinary train *

 Cairo - Alexandria (Special express train) LE 52 (£6 or $9)  LE 36 (£4 or $6)   -
 Cairo - Alexandria (Express train)     LE 36 (£5 or $7)  LE 26 (£3 or $5)   -
 Cairo - Alexandria (Ordinary train)

-

-

LE  7 (£1 or $2)