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Cairo to Istanbul flights

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Departure Sun, 04 Oct Return Mon, 05 Oct
CAI Cairo
IST Istanbul
return from £227
Departure Wed, 21 Oct Return Thu, 22 Oct
CAI Cairo
IST Istanbul
return from £215
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 9.85 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.11 GBP
Last checked on 21 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
44%

Trains are 44% more expensive in Istanbul than in Cairo.

Cairo
£0.25
Istanbul
£0.36
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
22%

A meal in Istanbul is 22% cheaper than a meal in Cairo.

Cairo
£3.93
Istanbul
£3.07
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
50%

Taxis are 50% more expensive in Istanbul than in Cairo.

Cairo
£0.34
Istanbul
£0.51
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
20%

Coffee in Istanbul is 20% cheaper than in Cairo.

Cairo
£1.57
Istanbul
£1.3
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

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Cairo to Istanbul?
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, on average, are flights from Cairo to Istanbul?
The average price to go from Cairo to Istanbul is 97.84 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cairo to Istanbul at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 215€ for the route Cairo - Istanbul. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 0.51 GBP, 50% more expensive than Cairo, with a fare of 0.34 GBP, while train tickets costs 44% more in Istanbul: 0.36 GBP against 0.25 GBP in Cairo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.07 GBP in Istanbul, 22% less than the 3.92 GBP in Cairo. The price of the coffee is around 17% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.30 GBP, while in Cairo the coffee costs 1.57 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairo to Istanbul?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Cairo to Istanbul are December, June and May.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Istanbul from Cairo in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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 oter cities in between).
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