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Quick Facts About Cairo

Local Time


11:40 PM





Based on Affordable Restaurant

19.14 SAR

Public Transport

One-way Ticket

1.2 SAR

Average temperature



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About Cairo

Cairo - The City Of The Thousand Minarets 

On the bank of the River Nile Cairo stands as one of the largest and oldest cities in the world where the past and present meet, from the richness of its history and culture to the Modern Civilizations. Cairo is a vast city that is home to a vibrant modern society that is full of life and movement with the children playing in the street, the comfort of small cafes and the roaming along narrow streets. 

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-The weather in Cairo is quite warm throughout the year which is perfect for any kind of tourism. Cairo winter (Nov-Mar) is considered as the prime season, the temperature goes to 7 °C and becomes mild, sunny and pleasant. Hence, during this season hotels and flight prices to Cairo are at their highest. 

-In the summer months (May-Sep) the temperature rises up to average highs of 35 °C and the weather becomes extremely hot and humid. But if you don’t mind the heat, you will find the best hotel deals and the cheapest airfare for flights to Cairo.


Cairo has a lot of miscellaneous events that you must unfold, such as Coptic Christmas, Shem al Nessim, Cairo International Song Festival, Arabic Music Festival and Cairo International Film Festival.

Cairo’s Airport


Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA)


Towards the north-eastern part of Cairo

Number of terminals

3 terminals

Top airlines fly to Cairo

EgyptAir, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Nile Air, flynas, Nesma Airlines, Air Cairo, Air Arabia, Kuwait Airways, AlMasria Universal Airlines, Jazeera Airways, Emirates, Gulf Air, Etihad Airways and Oman Air.

Facilities of Cairo Airport

Cairo International Airport is the primary airport that serves about 40 million passengers annually and provides an expansive range of facilities for them as there are WIFI across the airport, ATMs, Business Center, money exchange offices, Medical Services, a pharmacy, Mobile Charging and Baggage Trolleys. The airport does not allow smoking in public areas, however, there are designated smoking rooms.

Furthermore, The airport offers separate lounge areas for all travelers regardless of what class of services you are flying on, where you can relax and freshen up during your stay at the airport. The lounges are equipped with WiFi, prayer room, children’s play area, iPads, game room, beverages and showers.

For shoppers, the airport offers a variety of gift shops, clothes shops, bookshops and the biggest Cairo duty-free that offers a broad array of international brands. Besides, eating and drinking areas are available as you will find a lot of restaurants, fast food corners and cafes.

Transportation in Cairo

There are various ways to get from Cairo airport to the heart of the city. You can target taxi drivers at the arrival terminal as the fare is metered or you can pick a bus in front of terminal 1, or you can simply rent a car.

Things to do in Cairo

Cairo is a vast city that is home to a world of history and the most significant attractions, such as the Pyramids of Giza, The Great Sphinx, Cairo Tower, The National Egyptian Museum, Salah El-Din Citadel and Pharaonic Village. If you are traveling with your children visit the Giza Zoo, Dream Park and Al-Azhar Park.

For shopping, Cairo has endless malls and souks to explore and spend a beautiful time with family or friends, such as Khan El-Khalili, Cairo Festival City Mall, City Stars Mall, Mall of Egypt, Mall of Arabia, Souk al Fustat. Besides, you will find the best restaurants and food courts that serve dishes from all over the world.

Where to stay in Cairo

Cairo has a wealth of accommodation options to stay at. If you want to stay near the airport stay in Novotel Cairo Airport, Le Passage Cairo Hotel & Casino and Heliopolis Towers Hotel.

However, if you are looking to stay near the city center, stay in The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Ramses Hilton Hotel & Casino and Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo.

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Find out the cheapest routes to Cairo

Origin Cities


From Jeddah

678 SAR

From Riyadh

778 SAR

From Dammam

486 SAR

From Medina

768 SAR

From Al-Qassim

286 SAR

From Kuwait

515 SAR

From Dubai

785 SAR

From Taif

454 SAR

From Tabuk

257 SAR

From Abha

792 SAR

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FAQs about Cairo

Q- What is Ahlan service at Cairo airport?

      A- Ahlan is a meet and greets service at the airport that helps with your baggage and fast-track you through all the formalities. It also provides lounge in Terminal 2.

Q- how much does Cairo visa cost?

      A- The average cost of the tourist visa (30 days visa) is US$25, For one trip visa is $15, and for more than one trip visa is $19.

Q- Do airlines have flatbeds for sleeping? 

      A- Of course, just simply find a business class airline with fully-flat beds.

Q- What are the biggest shopping malls in Cairo?

      A- Mall of Arabia, City Stars Mall, Cairo Festival City Mall, Mall of Egypt are some of the biggest malls in Cairo.

Q- What are the best hotels near Cairo International Airport?

      A- The most popular hotels near Cairo International Airport are Novotel Cairo Airport, Le Passage Cairo Hotel & Casino and Heliopolis Towers Hotel.

Q- Which airlines fly to Cairo?

      A- Almosafer gives you the cheapest flights from hundreds of airlines, such as EgyptAir, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Nile Air, flynas, Nesma Airlines.

Q- How close is Cairo airport to central Cairo?

      A- Cairo Airport is 11 miles from the center of Cairo.

Q- What restaurants and cafes can I find inside Cairo International Airport?

      A- There are plenty of restaurants and cafes inside the airport, such as Burger King, Bill Bentley's, AeroCafe, Coffee Shop Company, Hippo Bar and Grill and Puro Gusto.

FAQ for Flight To Cairo

  • What is the approx cost for food in Cairo?

    The approx food cost in Cairo is 19.14 SAR

  • What is the approx cost for transportation in Cairo?

    The approx cost for transportation in Cairo is 1.20 SAR

  • What is the cheapest day to book flights to Cairo?

    The cheapest day to book flights to Cairo is Thursday.

  • What is the most pricey day to book a flight to Cairo?

    The most expensive/costliest day to book a flight is Thursday.

  • What is the prime airport name in Cairo?

    The prime airport name in Cairo is Cairo International Airport

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