How to travel in Egypt

How to travel in Egypt?

In Egypt people use all sorts of transportation, the train system is very widely used in the whole country.

You can book as a foreigner yourself, from the railway station, with your passport,  or otherwise you can book online.

The ones who are traveling from Cairo to Luxor or Aswan or vice versa can choose traveling by the sleeper train which based on double cabin accommodation, and includes breakfast and dinner too.
This is the most expensive train that you can ever use, otherwise you can book a seating train that is way cheaper then the sleeper train.
You can choose between different categories of trains, first class or second class or even third one.
When you book a train ticket you would better go to giza railway station, as it s smaller and easier to control.

how to travel in Egypt?

If you are traveling in Egypt through a travel agency you won’t be able to use a seating train, but on your own you can.
The sleeper train would be around 60/80$ per person in a double cabin, but if you book the whole double cabin would be 120/140$, From Cairo to Luxor or Aswan.
The seating train would vary from 300 l.e. and on..

Buses go almost everywhere in the country, you can use it for going to Upper Egypt or Lower Egypt, or even Sinai or red sea, etc..
Different bus stations in Cairo like go bus and webus and you can book online and pay too, most of the main stations are really close to downtown and Tahrir square.
Going to Siwa you have only one option which is a bus that goes around 10.30 p.m. and it happens only once a day, in an old styled bus.

How to travel in Egypt?

If you want to save your time you can always fly, the main domestic airline in Egypt is Egyptair, otherwise we gave recently AirCairo, or other minor ones, the flights go from/ to Cairo  Hurghada, Sharm Al Sheikh, Luxor, Aswan, Abu simbel, Assuit, Alexandria and Sohag and vice versa too.

Mini-van is used more in shorter distances, like from Cairo to different parts of Delta, but it still goes everywhere, but not preferably for long distances.

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