Flights to Cairo

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Last minute flights to Cairo

Departure Thu, 23 Nov Return Mon, 27 Nov
LHR London
CAI Cairo
return from £265
Departure Wed, 22 Nov Return Sat, 25 Nov
KWI Kuwait
CAI Cairo
return from £149
Departure Wed, 22 Nov Return Fri, 24 Nov
RUH Riyadh
CAI Cairo
return from £179
Departure Thu, 23 Nov Return Fri, 01 Dec
BHX Birmingham
CAI Cairo
return from £299
Popular flight routes to Cairo
London - Cairo
return from £350
Birmingham - Cairo
return from £523
Doha - Cairo
return from £391
Hurghada - Cairo
return from £89
Manchester - Cairo
return from £293
Abu Dhabi - Cairo
return from £227

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.

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

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.

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