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Last minute flights to Cairo

Departure Mon, 04 Nov Return Thu, 07 Nov
LGW London
CAI Cairo
return from £218
Departure Sat, 02 Nov Return Fri, 15 Nov
MAN Manchester
CAI Cairo
return from £328
Departure Tue, 29 Oct Return Fri, 08 Nov
BHX Birmingham
CAI Cairo
return from £331
Departure Wed, 23 Oct Return Sat, 26 Oct
BEY Beirut
CAI Cairo
return from £141
Popular flight routes to Cairo
London - Cairo
return from £272
Manchester - Cairo
return from £334
Birmingham - Cairo
return from £333
Beirut - Cairo
return from £150
Istanbul - Cairo
return from £506
Dubai - Cairo
return from £231

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 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 51 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 with 1 airport[s]. Cairo International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 51 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 of 0.24 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 center is around 0.34 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.

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