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Egypt’s Railway Authority announces ticket prices for sleeper trains



The Egyptian Railway Authority has announced its ticket prices for overnight sleeper trains, which have the highest prices among all railway categories.

The authority runs three trains per day between Cairo-Aswan and Alexandria-Aswan in the summer. This service depends on the transfer of sleeping cabins and not seats, while the price for one-sleeping bed range between LE270 and LE600.

The revised prices, which include breakfast and dinner, are:

  • On trains 86/87 from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan or vice versa, the single cabin is priced at LE630, and the double cabin LE400. Tickets for children between four and ten years old are priced at LE350.
  • On trains 82/83 and 84/85, the single cabin is priced at LE700 and the double cabin LE450. Tickets for children between four and ten years old are LE400.
  • Ticket prices from Cairo to Sohag, Nag Hammadi and Qena or vice versa on trains 86/87 are LE575 for the single cabin, and LE350 for the double cabin. Tickets for children between four and ten years old are priced at LE300.
  • Ticket prices from Cairo to Sohag, Nag Hammadi and Qena or vice versa on trains 82/83 and 84/85 are LE635 for the single cabin, and LE380 for the double cabin. Tickets for children between four and ten years old are LE330.
  • Prices then decrease for trains 86/87 from Cairo to Assiut or vice versa as the single cabin ticket is priced at LE540 and the double cabin at LE310. Tickets for children between four and ten years old are LE270.
  • On trains 82/83 and 84/85, the single cabin ticket is priced LE600 and the double cabin LE340. Tickets for children between four and ten years old are priced at LE290.

The sleeper train schedules are-

     Cairo to Luxor-Aswan:

  • -Train 86 takes off at 7:45 pm and arrives in Aswan at eight am.
  • -Train 82 takes off at 9:10 pm and arrives at 10:00 am.
  • -Train 84 takes off at 7:20 pm and operates depending on occupancy rate.

     Aswan to Luxor and Cairo:

  • -Train 83 takes off at 4:20 pm and arrives  in Cairo at 4:30 am.
  • -Train 87 takes off at 5:15 pm and arrives at 5:30 am.
  • -Train 85 takes off at 8:20 pm and operates depending on occupancy rate.