How do I book a sleeper train in Egypt?

How do I book a sleeper train in Egypt?

How do I book a sleeper train in Egypt?

Buy sleeper tickets online at The deluxe sleeper train between Cairo & Luxor/Aswan is privately-run and has a separate booking system. You can buy tickets online at Booking opens 30 days ahead.

Can foreigners buy train tickets in Egypt?

Cairo – Luxor – Aswan train restrictions for tourists… The only trains from Cairo to Luxor or Aswan for which Cairo ticket office will sell tickets to foreigners are the overnight deluxe sleeper trains, in either the sleeping-cars or seats cars.

How much is the sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan?

Price List:

Watania Sleeper Train Trip: Cairo / Luxor / Aswan – for one Way trip Sleeper Train price in US Dollars – including Dinner & Breakfast
Per person in a double cabin $120,-
Per person in a single cabin $80,-
Children (04.-09) years old $70,-

How much does a train ticket cost in Egypt?

Trains run every day from around 5 to 1 a.m. (or until 2 a.m. during Ramadan). One-way tickets cost 1 Egyptian pound (around $0.11) each and can be purchased at ticket booths located in each station.

How much is the overnight train from Cairo to Luxor?

From Cairo to Luxor by Sleeper Train It costs US$80 for a bed in a two-bed cabin or, if you’re a solo traveler and don’t want to share a compartment, US$120 for a single cabin. There is also a seater-only carriage with good-sized seats that can recline. A seater-only ticket costs US$42.

How long is the overnight train from Cairo to Aswan?

While visiting Egypt in December 2018, I found that the most cost-efficient way to travel from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor, two of Egypt’s top archeological destinations, was a 12-hour overnight sleeper train. I booked a two-person compartment for about $110 a person.

Are trains safe in Egypt?

The Egyptian Railway Network has been hampered by safety concerns for some years now. Since 2000, over 700 people have died in train crashes in Egypt, more than 380 of them in 2002, when a sleeper train caught fire outside of Cairo.

How much is sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor?

How much is a sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor?

Is Egypt safe for solo female Travellers?

I solo traveled to Egypt and I felt safe at all times. Please note that this post is based on my experience based on my two solo trips to Egypt (first as an 18-year old, second as a 29-year old). I completely understand if some other women might feel differently, although even Lonely Planet agrees with me.