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Cairo to Istanbul flights

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Departure Sun, 23 May Return Mon, 31 May
CAI Cairo
IST Istanbul
return from £179
Departure Mon, 07 Jun Return Sat, 12 Jun
CAI Cairo
IST Istanbul
return from £199
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.97 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 18 May 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
26%

Trains are 26% more expensive in Istanbul than in Cairo.

Cairo
£0.23
Istanbul
£0.29
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
19%

A meal in Istanbul is 19% cheaper than a meal in Cairo.

Cairo
£3.62
Istanbul
£2.94
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
31%

Taxis are 31% more expensive in Istanbul than in Cairo.

Cairo
£0.36
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
17%

Coffee in Istanbul is 17% cheaper than in Cairo.

Cairo
£1.48
Istanbul
£1.23
Cairo airports
  • ( Cairo International Airport (CAI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 768 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairo to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairo to Istanbul during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Turkey may apply when travelling from Cairo. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Cairo to Istanbul?
The average price to go from Cairo to Istanbul is of 92.7 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cairo to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairo to Istanbul is 179£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Cairo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.46 GBP, 24% more expensive than Cairo, with a fare of 0.37 GBP, while train tickets costs 39% more in Istanbul: 0.32 GBP against 0.23 GBP in Cairo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.76 GBP in Istanbul, 25% less than the 3.70 GBP in Cairo. The price of the coffee is around 9% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.35 GBP, while in Cairo the coffee costs 1.49 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairo to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairo to Istanbul are December, June and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairo to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Cairo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Cairo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, May and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairo -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairo to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Cairo and Istanbul is of around 02:32 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,349 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Istanbul compared to Cairo?
While in Cairo the temperatures can reach an average of 40.41 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 0.5 mm ,Istanbul's temperatures can go up to 32.95 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.3 ºC in Istanbul, compared to the 5.68 ºC average degrees reported in Cairo. During the winter period, Cairo can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cairo and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Cairo and Istanbul is: Cairo International Airport (CAI) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Egyptair.
  • Alternatively, you can find Cairo - Istanbul flights between Cairo International Airport (CAI) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Nile Air.
  • Pegasus Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairo to Istanbul are:
  • Royal Jordanian, with 90 minutes scale in Amman.
  • Royal Jordanian, with 90 minutes scale in Amman.
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