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We were at the Giza, Luxor, And Aswan stations and Aswan was the most lovely and beautiful. It was walking distance 6 blocks from our hotel max. The train from Luxor to Aswan was much nicer than the overhead train from Giza to Luxor. As...More
All worked very well indeed for Giza to Aswan overnight. Online booking for an overnight compartment for two people gave the wagon number, cabin number and two seat numbers and these were exactly what we had. Giza station, unlike Cairo, only has two platforms so...More
Took the overnight train from Cairo to Aswan. It was an easy trip, and worth it. The food was ok. I would advise to eat dinner before boarding. You stay in your room all night as the club car is really just a smoking car....More
I took the train for Cairo from Aswan as my tour had ended quite early so I had 4-5 hrs to spend before catching my train.
And when i strolled around the station I found nice cafes, restaurants where you can easily spend your time...More
Train travel in Egypt is easy and comfortable. Station staff in Aswan are quite friendly and helpful; most speak enough English to communicate with language-challenged Americans and the tourist police are eager to help you have a positive experience. Security is everywhere visible but not...More
It is easy to lie back and get some well-earned relaxation after viewing the Sphinx and pyramids. There is security on board the train. There were no incidents or mishaps. The overnight train is a modern air-conditioned sleeper, with twin-berth beds. The beds are comfortable....More
It's a very relaxed train station if visited at the right time.
Busy in the day and very slow at night. If you need to buy tickets, try to do it in the evening, otherwise you'll be stuck pushing and fighting your way to the...More
We stopped by the Aswan Train Station Just because we wanted to see it in person, because we almost had to take the train from Cairo when Airline problems arose. Gladly our flight cleared. Not modern or up to date, but it is what it...More