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LON London
CAI Cairo
return from £288
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LON London
CAI Cairo
return from £239
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DXB Dubai
CAI Cairo
return from £215
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MAN Manchester
CAI Cairo
return from £427
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Popular flight routes to Cairo
London - Cairo
return from £255
Manchester - Cairo
return from £271
Birmingham - Cairo
return from £425
Milan - Cairo
return from £201
Sharm el Sheikh - Cairo
return from £92
Hurghada - Cairo
return from £91
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Trips to Cairo

Cairo travel

Egypt's capital, is renowned for its historic landmarks, ancient history, museums and film industry. It was founded in 2,000BC with an enormous amount of construction taking place from the 10th century onwards. Owing to its strategic location, the city also flourished as a centre of trade. Cairo changed hands under different rulers from the Ottomans to the British. Today, Cairo is a bustling metropolis with an economy that relies on the manufacturing, media and services industries. Tourism - long part of its backbone - continues to play a major role. It is not difficult to figure out why there are many flights to Cairo as travellers head to the city to see its attractions or conduct business. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Cairo!

Things to do and places to see in Cairo

The city of Cairo offers the best of modern and ancient worlds to travellers, from ornate citadels and palaces to opera houses and theatres. Visit historic sites, gape at iconic landmarks or visit museums. Shop at the local markets or go see a cultural event. In the evening, experience the transformation of the city as it comes alive when dance clubs, bars and restaurants open. When you are on cheap flights to Cairo, there is no doubt you will see action day and night and have a good time.

When visiting Cairo, be sure to:

  • See the Al-Hussein Mosque, a holy Islamic site
  • Spend time at historic Tahrir Square
  • Tour the 14th century Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak) and its museum
  • Check out beautiful collections of ceramics at the Museum of Islamic Ceramics
  • Admire the splendour of the Aqsunqur Mosque, also known as the "Blue Mosque."
  • Wander through Beit El-Umma (House of the People), a historic house
  • Follow the rich history of the country at the Egyptian Museum
  • Marvel at the beauty of the Giza pyramid complex
  • Browse through the bazaars of Khan el-Khalili, a major souk in the city
  • Stroll through Islamic Cairo with its mosques and monuments
  • Look at Bab Zuweila, an ancient gate in the Old City of Cairo
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Cairo airports

Cairo International Airport handles the air travel needs of the city of Cairo. It is the busiest airport in the country. The airport is composed of two terminals for arriving and departing passengers on trips to Cairo. Restaurants, duty-free shops, parking facilities, lounges, ATMs and car rental are some of the amenities available at the airport.

  • Cairo International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Cairo International Airport are the following: EGYPTAIR, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Emirates.


    Cairo International Airport is located 20km northeast of the centre of Cairo city.

    Transport options

    The airport is well-connected to primary and secondary roads: Sala Salem-Orouba Street, Corniche El Nile and Autostrade-El Nasr Road. Cairo Airport Shuttle bus is a convenient, inexpensive and comfortable way to travel from the airport to the city; it runs a regular schedule. Otherwise, metered and non-metered cabs are available outside of the terminal. Limousine services are also offered for those who desire a bit of luxury.

FAQ's about Cairo

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Cairo at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £91 to Cairo. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Cairo.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Cairo?
The top month to book flights to Cairo is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Cairo flights is January. In third place: October. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Cairo, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Cairo?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Cairo is... July. The next best month to travel to Cairo is December. And let's not forget August, the third top choice for when to go to Cairo. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Cairo is March.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Cairo from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Cairo include:
  • Egyptair, which flies from London and null to Cairo plus from null.
  • Aegean Airlines, which has flights from London and Manchester as well as Edinburgh to Cairo.
  • Lufthansa, with flights from London to Cairo and Manchester and also from Birmingham.
Indirect flights from the UK to Cairo include:
  • Aegean Airlines, which flies from London and Manchester and also from Edinburgh.
  • Lufthansa, with flights from London and Manchester to Cairo plus Birmingham.
  • Alitalia / ITA, which has flights from London and null as well as from null to Cairo.
🕑 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, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Cairo departing from over 80 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 at Opodo 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 80 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, 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?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.23 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Cairo International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Cairo centre is around 0.37 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo 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.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Cairo?
If you are going to Cairo, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 3.47 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 16.18 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 3.93 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 1.39 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.31 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.47 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.25 GBP
  • - Water: 0.17 GBP
⛅ 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. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit Cairo during the months of January, February and 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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