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About Flights to Cairo

Summary info about Cairo flight prices, duration and airlines

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Fastest flight time

15h 00m
The best one-way flight price to Cairo from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £73 (London Gatwick to Cairo).
The best return flight price to Cairo from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £211 (London Stansted to Cairo).
The fastest flight to Cairo from United Kingdom takes 15h 00m (London Gatwick to Cairo).

Cheapest flights to Cairo airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Cairo airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport


London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cairo (CAI)

Typically, flights to Cairo from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Cairo, which has an average price of £368

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember10% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Cairo costs on average just £373 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember19% more expensiveIt costs about £495 for flights to Cairo from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTApril297% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Cairo from London Heathrow Airport in April than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Cairo?

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.

The month of September is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Cairo from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £368. If you don’t want to visit Cairo in September, then you should wait until February to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £379.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 48 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Cairo. During this timeframe, flight prices are around £409. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Cairo outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United Kingdom to Cairo for £211.

According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Cairo from United Kingdom. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was £405. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. The most expensive day to fly to Cairo is Friday, with ticket prices averaging around £436.

Flying to Cairo from United Kingdom in the morning is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as £368 when looking at flights departing in the morning. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £453.

Cairo flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Cairo found recently by users on momondo

Which airlines fly to Cairo?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Cairo

Which airlines fly to Cairo?

There may be other airlines that fly to Cairo from United Kingdom, but the most popular among our users are Egypt Air, British Airways, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines. These airlines should offer flights to Cairo on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United Kingdom.

SWISS Flights to Cairo

There are 4 SWISS flights to Cairo in a normal week. The most common departure point is Geneva Geneve-Cointrin and the best SWISS ticket price seen on momondo is £251 (last 72 hours, from Birmingham, to Cairo). SWISS has a score of 8.4 from 134 user reviews on momondo.

SAUDIA Flights to Cairo

Another popular choice for flights to Cairo is SAUDIA (7.8/10, 61 reviews). Most SAUDIA flights landing in Cairo will be arriving from Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl, but there are 58 SAUDIA flights to Cairo from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best SAUDIA deal found on momondo this week was £270 (London Heathrow to Cairo, round-trip).

Airports near Cairo

Below you will find all the airports in Cairo along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Cairo airport?

The best and most convenient way to get from Cairo Airport to the centre of the city is to get a taxi, which will take about 15 minutes, depending on traffic. The taxi rank is at the front of the terminal, is easy to locate and is very good value. Alternatively, you could use a taxi booking app on your mobile phone to arrange a transfer to the city centre. There is also a bus that you can catch to the city centre. The number 356 leaves from Terminal 2, where the bus station is situated. If you arrive at Terminal 1, then you can use the free shuttle bus service between the terminals to get to the bus station.

Popular routes to Cairo

Most frequently searched flights to Cairo along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time8h 40m
Cheapest price£212
Manchester to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time6h 30m
Cheapest price£258
Birmingham to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time6h 30m
Cheapest price£275
Edinburgh to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time16h 30m
Cheapest price£304
Berlin to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£275
Dubai to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time3h 50m
Cheapest price£371
Paris to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time4h 15m
Cheapest price£434
Glasgow to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time8h 00m
Cheapest price£354
Newcastle upon Tyne to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time7h 35m
Cheapest price£474
Leeds to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time8h 05m
Cheapest price£456
Amsterdam to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time8h 35m
Cheapest price£775
Athens to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£209
Abu Dhabi to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price£248
Belfast to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time27h 10m
Cheapest price£453
Bristol to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time18h 05m
Cheapest price£300
Aberdeen to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time11h 35m
Cheapest price£373
Barcelona to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time4h 10m
Cheapest price£340
Istanbul to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time2h 05m
Cheapest price£224
Milan to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time3h 40m
Cheapest price£220
Southampton to Cairo Flights
Fastest flight time40h 15m
Cheapest price£989

Visa requirements for visiting Cairo

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.

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Best things to do and see in Cairo

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.

Why use momondo?

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