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Departure Wed, 22 04 2020 Return Sat, 25 04 2020
CAI Cairo
LHR London
return from £249
Departure Wed, 8 04 2020 Return Tue, 21 04 2020
CAI Cairo
LTN London
return from £281
Departure Wed, 8 04 2020 Return Sat, 11 04 2020
CAI Cairo
LCY London
return from £443
Departure Wed, 22 04 2020 Return Sat, 25 04 2020
CAI Cairo
LGW London
return from £228
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Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 980% more expensive in London than in Cairo.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 290% more expensive in London than in Cairo.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 870% more expensive in London than in Cairo.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 87% more expensive in London than in Cairo.

( Cairo airports
  • ? Cairo International Airport (CAI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
) London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
L Distance: 2182 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Cairo to London

How long is the flight from Cairo to London?

A direct flight from Cairo to London takes around 5 to 5 hours and 30 minutes. Flights paths may change on special ticket deals and airfares that include stopovers. Thus, the flight duration will last between 8 and 12 hours including layovers.

What are the most common stopovers?

Casablanca and Beirut are the most common layovers, but there are also flights that stop in Bahrain, Vienna, and Moscow before flying to London. A direct fight is faster and more environmentally sustainable.

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Cairo?

Citizens of Egypt need a valid visa to enter the UK which can be obtained from the British High Commission in the country. EU and EEA nationals do not need a visa to enter Europe via London, but should present a valid passport at the airport.

Is there a time change from Cairo to London?

London is on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and Cairo follows European Eastern Time (EET). This means that Cairo is 2 hours ahead of London.

Which airlines fly from Cairo to London

Several airlines offer departures from Cairo to London such as the following:

  • EgyptAir, the carrier airline of Egypt.
  • British Airways, the national airline of Great Britain.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Morocco’s biggest airline.
  • Gulf Air, national airline of Bahrain.
  • Alitalia, an Italian airline headquartered at Rome’s Fiumicino.
  • Middle East Airline, the flag carrier airline of Lebanon.
  • Turkish Airlines, national airline of Turkey and the biggest carrier in the world in terms of number of destinations.

How to find cheap flights from Cairo to London

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When are the best times to fly from Cairo to London?

  • May to mid September are the ideal months to enjoy sightseeing and outdoor activities in London when temperatures are pleasant.
  • December is a busy month with shopping and festivals for the season in full swing.
  • September-October is the cheapest time to go in London when there are plenty of deals on travel tickets.

Airports in Cairo

There is only the one: Cairo International Airport (CAI)

Useful Information about Cairo International Airport

Cairo International Airport is the busiest in the country and the hub of EgyptAir which offers international and domestic flights. It is in Heliopolis less than 14 miles north-east of central Cairo.

How to get to the airport

  • By taxi – at least 30-40 minutes of travel time based on light traffic.
  • By bus – go to Ahmad Orabi Station and get on bus 381 towards Bulak Dakrur-Cairo Airport.
  • By shuttle – the Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus has several pick-up points including downtown Cairo, Giza, and Maadi.

Services: free Wi-Fi, duty-free shops, lounges, restaurants & cafes, cash points, and a first aid station.

Airports in London

Flights from Cairo to London land at Heathrow (LHR) or Gatwick (LGW) airports.

Useful Information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is around 15 miles from Central London.

How to get to London city from the airport

  • By train – use the Heathrow Express to get to Paddington Station or the Piccadilly line of the Tube.
  • By taxi – 50 minutes or more depending on the flow of traffic.
  • By bus – National Express coach services have several drop-off points in the city

Services: free Wi-Fi, lounges, restaurants & cafes, duty-free shops, meeting rooms, chapel, family facilities, and cash points.

Useful Information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is 30 miles from London City.

How to get to London from the airport

  • By train – stops at London Bridge or Victoria stations.
  • By taxi – allocate an hour and a half to reach the city depending on the traffic.
  • By bus – the National Express coach services have drop-off points in Victoria and Hammersmith stations.

Services: 90 minutes free Wi-Fi, lounges, restaurants & bars, duty free shops, sensory room, chapel, currency exchange, and parking.

What to do and visit in London

  • Admire the masterpieces of Da Vinci, Van Gogh, and Renoir at the National Gallery.
  • Get to know Shakespeare and theatre life in the 17th-century at Shakespeare’s Globe in the South Bank.
  • Stroll along Hyde Park, London’s largest greenery, or visit the Kensington Gardens.
  • Enjoy a pint or two at a pub in Soho.
  • Get on the London Eye, an observation wheel, for superb views of the city.
  • Take in a show in a West End theatre.
  • Cross the historic Tower Bridge built between 1886 and 1894.
  • Look for the Rosetta Stone at the British Museum. It is a picture script used for religious texts in ancient Egypt.
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