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Flight Duration Flights between Colombo and Cairo take, on average, 8 h and 58 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Colombo with Cairo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, September is the busiest time to fly from Colombo to Cairo
Best time to book According to real data July is the most popular time to book a flight to Cairo when departing from Colombo

Cheap last minute flights to Cairo

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Departure Tue, 26 Jul Return Tue, 26 Jul
CMB Colombo
CAI Cairo
return from £613
Departure Tue, 16 Aug Return Mon, 22 Aug
CMB Colombo
CAI Cairo
return from £536
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Last checked on 09 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
144%

Trains are 144% more expensive in Cairo than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.09
Cairo
£0.22
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
237%

The average meal is 237% more expensive in Cairo than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.06
Cairo
£3.57
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
114%

Taxis are 114% more expensive in Cairo than in Colombo.

Colombo
£0.21
Cairo
£0.45
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
59%

Coffee is 59% more expensive in Cairo than in Colombo.

Colombo
£1.16
Cairo
£1.85
Colombo airports
  • ( Katunayake International (CMB)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Ratmalana (RML)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Beira Lake (BYV)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Cairo airports
  • ( Cairo International Airport (CAI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 3528 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Colombo to Cairo

😷 Is it safe to travel from Colombo to Cairo 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 Egypt may apply when travelling from Colombo. 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 Colombo to Cairo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to Cairo is 536£. 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 Cairo expensive to visit compared to Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairo costs an average of 0.45 GBP, 114% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.21 GBP, while train tickets costs 144% more in Cairo: 0.22 GBP against 0.09 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.57 GBP in Cairo, 237% more than the 1.06 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 59% more expensive in Cairo, with an average of 1.85 GBP , while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.16 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to Cairo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to Cairo are July, November and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Colombo to Cairo?
The best time of the year to go to Cairo when flying from Colombo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Cairo from Colombo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, January and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo -  Cairo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to Cairo?
The total flight time between Colombo and Cairo is of around 08:58 hours on average, considering an average distance of 5,715 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 Cairo compared to Colombo?
While in Colombo the temperatures can reach an average of 34.0 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Cairo's temperatures can go up to 40.41 ºC during the hot season, with 0.5 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 5.68 ºC in Cairo, compared to the 20.54 ºC average degrees reported in Colombo. During the winter period, Colombo can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Cairo have an average of 0.9 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Cairo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Cairo are:
  • Oman Air, stoping in Muscat for 170 minutes minimun.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, with 160 minutes scale in Jeddah.
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