Sleeping Trains: Regarding the segment Cairo-Luxor-Aswan, this site covers the Express, Fast and Turbine trains but the sleeping trains are operated by a private company called ABELA Egypt. Sleeping Trains is a comfortable and a secured way with excellent service to travel between Cairo and the cities in the Nile valley, Luxor and Aswan. There are day-time trains for country-side enjoyment and over-night trains to save the time by travelling at night. All trains stop at El Giza station before arriving at Cairo Ramses station. It is better to plan your journey from Cairo Ramses station since it is the main hub of trains and maintains better communication and food services. The sleeper trains run between Cairo and Aswan. Leaving from Ramses Station in Cairo, this train makes few stops: Giza Station, Asyut, Luxor, and Aswan. Cabins are either single or double. There are 2-berth compartments and higher price single-berth compartments. The traveler can share 2-berth compartments with another passenger of the same sex. The sleeper train has an added attraction, the club car, a comfortable dining/drink car with entertainment facilities. It is decorated with wood paneling and brass lights. The fare includes two meals available, dinner and breakfast.
The full capacity of the train is 13 sleeping cars each, which contains 10 double cabins (Spanish wagons) or 12 double cabins (M.B.B.German wagons), in addition to an exclusive CLUB CAR.
Some Cabins are provided with a connecting door with the next cabin, to be used when needed.
At night, your attendant converts your seats into a bed and a second bed folds down from the wall
All Cabins are equipped with basins, razor plugs, tap water, Soap & towels.
A luggage compartment is available on the top of the door.
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Each cabin has the following control buttons:
A music audio volume control.
Cabin temperature control.
A private reading lamp control.
Call of steward
Club Bar: is equipped to offer your choice of drinks, served either at the bar, or in the comfort of your private cabin.
Main train stations:
- Cairo station.
- Giza station
- Alexandria Station
- Luxor station
- Edfu station
- Aswan station
- Port said station
- Suez station
- El Alamein station
Currently there are two trains on which tourists are permitted to travel (for safety reasons of course). Both these trains leave from the platform at Giza station at 8pm and 8.30pm.
The journey to Aswan takes approximately (12 hours) and to Luxor ( 9 hours). The steward will wake you with breakfast about an hour before arrival, and one glance from the window at the palm trees and sand banks will confirm that you are a long way from Cairo. You then disembark refreshed and revitalised ready to absorb all that the Nubian capital has to offer.
USD 70 per person in double cabin
USD 110 per single cabin
Local currency Accepted
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|85||Aswan - Luxor - Cairo ||Daily |
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|87||Aswan - Luxor - Cairo ||Daily |
|82||Alexandria - Cairo - Luxor - Aswan||Stoped till further notic|
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|973||Cairo - Matrouh ( Sunday - Monday -Wednesday) ||June through September (15 Jun - 15 Sep)|
|974|| Matrouh - Cairo ( Saturday - Tuesday - Thursday)||June through September (15 Jun - 15 Sep)|
|Sunday - Monday -Wednesday||Local Time||23:00||6:00|
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|Saturday - Tuesday - Thursday ||Local Time||23:00||6:00|