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Cairo to Johannesburg flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cairo and Johannesburg take, on average, 8 h and 5 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairo with Johannesburg found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Cairo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cairo and Johannesburg
Arriving AirportFlights departing Cairo with Johannesburg as destination arrives at OR Tambo International Airport

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1.00 GBP = 21.66 ZAR
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Last checked on 30 November 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 571% more expensive in Johannesburg than in Cairo.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 93% more expensive in Johannesburg than in Cairo.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 324% more expensive in Johannesburg than in Cairo.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Johannesburg is 13% cheaper than in Cairo.

Cairo airports
  • ( Cairo International Airport (CAI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
K Distance: 3892 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairo to Johannesburg

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairo to Johannesburg 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 South Africa 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 can I find cheap flights from Cairo to Johannesburg at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairo to Johannesburg is 355£. 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 Johannesburg expensive to visit compared to Cairo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Johannesburg costs an average of 1.61 GBP, 324% more expensive than Cairo, with a fare of 0.38 GBP, while train tickets costs 571% more in Johannesburg: 1.61 GBP against 0.24 GBP in Cairo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.37 GBP in Johannesburg, 93% more than the 3.81 GBP in Cairo. The price of the coffee is around 13% cheaper in Johannesburg, with an average of 1.32 GBP, while in Cairo the coffee costs 1.51 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairo to Johannesburg?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairo to Johannesburg are January, June and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairo to Johannesburg?
The best time of the year to go to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg from Cairo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, August, October and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairo -  Johannesburg.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairo to Johannesburg?
The total flight time between Cairo and Johannesburg is of around 08:05 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,264 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 Johannesburg 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 ,Johannesburg's temperatures can go up to 31.84 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.43 ºC in Johannesburg, compared to the 5.68 ºC average degrees reported in Cairo. During the winter period, Cairo can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Johannesburg have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cairo and Johannesburg?
The main airport route flying between Cairo and Johannesburg is: Cairo International Airport (CAI) to OR Tambo International Airport (JNB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Egyptair.
  • South African Airways.
  • Aegean Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairo to Johannesburg are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairo to Johannesburg are:
  • Ethiopian Airlines, stoping in Addis Ababa for 80 minutes minimun.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, with 135 minutes scale in Jeddah.
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