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Currency in Qena


How To Go To Qena

How To Go To Qena

Train or private taxi is the best way of traveling independently.

Other options are:

1) Bus

The Upper Egypt Bus Co (532 5068; Midan al-Mahatta), at the bus station opposite
the train station runs regular services to Cairo (E£60), Hurghada (E£25) and Suez (E£60).

2) Microbus

 From the microbus station, 1km inland from the bridge, you can get south to Luxor
(E£4) and Aswan (E£20), east to Hurghada (E£20), Marsa Alam (E£40) and Suez (E£60), and north to Nag Hamadi (E£4), Sohag (E£15)and Asyut (E£20).

3) Train

All main north-south trains stop at Qena.

There are 1st-/2nd-class air-con trains to Luxor (E£21/14, 40 minutes)and trains to Al- Balyana (2nd/3rd class E£15/8, two hours).