# How far is Luxor from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Luxor (Luxor International Airport) is 317 miles / 510 kilometers / 275 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cairo (CAI) to Luxor (LXR) is 408 miles / 657 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 41 minutes.

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## Distance from Cairo to Luxor

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cairo to Luxor. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 316.642 miles
• 509.586 kilometers
• 275.155 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 317.615 miles
• 511.151 kilometers
• 276.000 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Cairo to Luxor?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to Luxor International Airport is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Luxor International Airport (LXR)

On average, flying from Cairo to Luxor generates about 72 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 72 kilograms equals 158 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairo to Luxor

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Luxor International Airport (LXR).

## Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E
Destination Luxor International Airport
City: Luxor
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: LXR
ICAO Code: HELX
Coordinates: 25°40′15″N, 32°42′23″E