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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cairo (CAI)
Typically, flights to Cairo from London are cheaper when flying from London Gatwick to Cairo, which has an average price of £446
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||February||11% cheaper||Flying from London Heathrow Airport to Cairo costs on average just £435 in February|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||July||19% more expensive||It costs about £580 for flights to Cairo from London Heathrow Airport in July|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||July||621% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Cairo from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month|
Flights to Cairo, Egypt, vary in time, depending on whether you are flying directly or indirectly. You can touch down in the land of the pyramids in around four hours and 40 minutes if you fly from London. The flight time to Cairo International Airport, Cairo, is a bit longer from other airports in the UK. It takes about six and a half hours from Manchester to arrive at this historic city, whilst you can also take off from Birmingham and land in the Egyptian capital in the same amount of time.
There is currently only one airport where you can fly directly to Cairo from in the UK, with the rest of the airports offering indirect flights. So, if you want a direct service, it’s best to fly from London Heathrow Airport, which provides a non-stop service. Other airports also offer a service to Cairo, although you will need to transfer in another country. If you fly from Birmingham Airport, you can get indirect Cairo flight deals which require a change in Munich International Airport. Similarly, flights from Manchester Airport will also require a change in Germany. You can also catch an indirect flight from Edinburgh Airport, where you’ll need to change in Frankfurt Airport, whilst a journey from Belfast International Airport would require changing plane at Heathrow Airport.
Giza Sphinx Intl Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Cairo.
The cheapest airport near Cairo is typically Giza Sphinx Intl Airport, with an average price of £119/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Prices for flights to Cairo Airport are updated daily.
As of November 2023, there are 46 operators available to choose from for flights to Cairo Airport.
The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Cairo Airport.
The required travel and health documents for your Cairo Airport trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Cairo Airport. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.
To enter Egypt, British citizens will need to get a visa before travel. However, Brits can also get a visa on arrival, although it may take longer to get through security at the airport. These are easy to obtain, inexpensive and valid for three months. Your passport will also need to be valid for six months from when you enter.
Cairo is well known for its ancient Egyptian history, but the city has more to offer than just a trip back in time. Once you have taken a trip to see the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx in nearby Giza, there is still plenty for this city to offer. A trip along the River Nile is a superb way to see the city from a different angle, whilst a trip to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities showcases the a great collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts. Treat yourself at the Khan Al-Khalili open-air bazaar, where you will be able to shop for spices, jewellery and much more. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and visit Al-Azhar Park, which is a pleasant green space in the heart of the city.
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