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Airport code CAI is the airport IATA code on flights to Cairo
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Cairo Vacation

About Cairo

Cairo is a mesmerizing assortment of iconic monuments, bustling markets, and ancient sites encircled by a vast and sprawling metropolis. At its core lies a maze-like medieval quarter. A world away from the modern side of the city, it boasts a seductive blend of intricate mosques, jostling crowds, madrasas, and traditional hammams. No visit could be complete without visiting the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids that preside over the city's horizon. Whether you come to delve into the city's ancient past, dive into colorful souqs, sip mint tea and contemplate thousands of years of history or explore the city's cosmopolitan side, you'll be left with memories to last a lifetime. Discover here the best offers for Flight + Hotel to Cairo.

Things to do and places to visit in Cairo

The multi-layered capital of Egypt offers its visitors lively markets, authentic restaurants, and a multitude of ancient sights and archeological findings. Gaze in wonder at the Pyramids, take an awe-inspiring look at Tutankhamen's burial mask, shop for handmade souvenirs in the bazaars or hop on a sunset cruise down the Nile and embrace the sensory overload that is Cairo.

Take a vacation in Cairo and you can:

  • Visit the Great Sphinx of Giza, one of Ancient Egypt's great mysteries
  • Explore the ramparts of the Salah El-Din Citadel
  • Join locals drinking coffee at Fishawi Café, one of Cairo's first cafes and most important meeting spots
  • Marvel at the seemingly endless historical artifacts on display at the Egyptian Museum
  • Learn about the Ummayad, Ottoman, and Ayyubbid dynasties and more at the Museum of Islamic Art
  • Haggle for souvenirs and gifts at the Khan el-Khalili souk
  • See one of the world's oldest universities at the Al-Azhar Mosque, one of the city's original mosques
  • Take a tour of the showstopping Giza pyramids
  • Savor local cuisine such as mezze in the old city
  • Wander through the labyrinth-like streets of Coptic Cairo, the city's ancient quarter, and spot Roman relics
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Airports in Cairo

Cairo International Airport is Cairo's main airport and as it is Egypt's busiest airport, it is also the country's premier international gateway. The airport handles services to a wide range of global destinations.

  • Cairo International Airport

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    A number of major airlines operate flights to Cairo including: Egyptair, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.


    Cairo International Airport is situated approximately 14 miles from the city center.


    Car rental agencies operate from the airport and a shuttle bus connects the different terminals. You can catch the Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus to several destinations across the city including downtown. Taxis can be picked up outside the Arrivals Hall.

Frequently asked questions about flights to Cairo

How can I find cheap flights to Cairo on eDreams?
At eDreams you will find flights from $18 to Cairo. Thanks to the combination of various technologies, machine learning algorithms and real user searches on our platform, you will be able to choose between the different options that best suit your needs when you have to fly to Cairo.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Cairo?
Airlines flying direct from the US to Cairo include:
  • Egyptair, with flights from New York, Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA and from null, for example.
  • Royal Jordanian also operates numerous flights, some of them originating from New York, Chicago and Detroit.
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines, with flights from New York to Cairo and null and also from null.
Airlines with indirect flights to Cairo include:
  • Royal Jordanian, which flies from New York, Chicago or Minneapolis.
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines, with flights from New York and null, as well as from null.
  • ITA Airways, with flights from New York, Los Angeles and also Chicago.
🕑 How long before a flight to Cairo should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Cairo, you should get to the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs, and boarding the airplane can take some time. At eDreams, you can find the best deals for flights to Cairo departing from over 252 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Cairo with eDreams you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Cairo’s airport?
Cairo is served by 1 airport[s]. Cairo International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 252 cities, such as Jeddah, Beirut and Abu Dhabi, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Cairo’s airport from the city centre?
Cairo’s airport Cairo International Airport is located 1 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Cairo’s city centre?
Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.36 USD per person.
Taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Cairo International Airport , the average price for the ride to Cairo centre is around 0.52 USD per km.
Car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, eDreams has the best offers of car rentals in Cairo. Pick your preferred car type and get from Cairo International Airport to Cairo city centre on your own terms.
⛅ What is the weather like in Cairo?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Cairo is in May, June and July, when the average temperature reaches 33.95 °C, while June, July and May are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 233.63 hours. However, if you prefer colder temperatures, make sure you visit Cairo during January, February or December to experience an average of 12.94 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during January, February and March, when the average precipitation in Cairo is 0.7 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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