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Quick Facts About Cairo

Local Time

Thursday

11:43 PM

Currency

Egypt

EGP

Food

Based on Affordable Restaurant

19.15 SAR

Public Transport

One-way Ticket

1.2 SAR

Average temperature

Weekly

17°C

Weather for the next 7 days

Thu 18°C Fri 17°C Sat 17°C Sun 18°C Mon 18°C Tue 17°C Wed 16°C

About Cairo

Travel and COVID-19 Update

 

Your safety is on top of our priorities, therefore, we are doing our best to look towards life after the gravest of the COVID-19 and not affect your plans. Check the latest Covid-19 travel update for Egypt.

Cairo… The City of The Thousand Minarets 

On the bank of the Nile River, Cairo stands as a remarkable city in the region with a rich history and unique culture. The Giza Plateau, Al Azhar park, and Cairo Citadel are the city's top attractions. Additionally, Cairo becomes lively with tons of events to unfold, at certain times of the year, typically during the Coptic Christmas, Shem el Nessim, Cairo International Song Festival, Arabic Music Festival, and Cairo International Film Festival. We promise you an unforgettable trip to the land of the Pharaohs, starting from flights to Cairo, to hotels to stay at and must-to-go places.

Fly to Cairo and Land at Cairo International Airport

It’s the busiest airport in Egypt and serves as the primary hub for EgyptAir and Nile Air, as well as several other airlines. With its 3 terminals, Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) offers plenty of facilities to its passengers, including:

  • Duty-Free Shops
  • Car parking
  • Baggage wrapping
  • Lounges
  • Business Centers
  • Restaurants and cafes
  • Medical Facilities
  • Car Rental
  • Banks
  • ATMs

Flight options to Cairo

Booking tickets to Cairo is no longer a big deal with Almosafer. You'll find many flights to Cairo provided by various airlines, such as flynas, Saudia, and EgyptAir. 

The table below mentions cheap flights to Cairo from 3 of our top origins.

Flights to CAI

(Round-Trip)

Cairo Ticket Prices 

Starting from

RUH to CAI

SAR 1,236

JED to CAI

SAR 1,041

ELQ to CAI

SAR 1,398

Please note that the ticket prices to Cairo may vary based on availability and timing. 

Baggage Guides of Popular Airlines flying to Cairo

Transportation in Cairo

Metro, buses, taxis, and ride-hailing apps are all widely available in Cairo. Yet, in order to make sure your trip is smooth, try to avoid rush hours. Also, Egyptians are very friendly when it comes to helping tourists. So, never hesitate to ask strangers for road guidance whenever lost.

Top Attractions in Cairo

If you are traveling with your children, it’s recommended to visit the Giza Zoo, Dream Park. Al-Azhar Park, The Pharaonic Village, and Aquarium Grotto GardenInterested in history and religious sites? You're definitely in the right place. Explore Coptic Cairo, Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and Al Azhar mosque to get the gist of Cairo’s culture.

Popular Activities to Do in Cairo

  • Shopping: Cairo has endless malls and souks to explore and spend quality time with family or friends, such as Khan El-Khalili, Cairo Festival City Mall, City Stars Mall, Mall of Egypt, Mall of Arabia, and Souk al Fustat. 
  • Food Tasting: Free some time to visit restaurants and food courts that serve dishes from all over the world. 

Top Hotels in Cairo

Booked your flight? Perfect! Now it's time to settle on accommodation. Almosafer’s hotel options expand to include all the amenities, services, and qualities any traveler could look for in a room.

 

Plan your Itinerary and Learn About Cairo Through our FAQs

Q. Is Cairo open for travelers?

A. Just like most countries at the time of COVID-19, Egypt is open for traveling under certain restrictions, like a negative PCR test or a vaccination certificate. Therefore, always check any country's traveling regulations before planning your trip so that you can get the needed documents on time.

Q. What is Ahlan service at Cairo airport?

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

Q. Which airlines have a flexible cancellation policy for flights to Cairo due to COVID-19?

A. Saudia and EgyptAir offer full/partial refunds. If you’re in doubt, you can read the cancellation policy before booking.  

Q. Which airlines apply social distancing measures on flights to Cairo due to COVID-19?

A. EgyptAir and flynas, apply social distancing rules, including leaving the middle seat empty in all planes. 

Q. Do airlines have flatbeds for sleeping? 

A. Of course! Business-class airlines often offer fully-flat beds.

Q. How long is the flight to Cairo?

A. Average flight duration from Cairo to Riyadh is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Q. When is the best time to visit Cairo?

A. The weather in Cairo is quite warm throughout the year, which is perfect for any kind of tourism. Cairo winter (Nov-Mar) is considered the prime season as the weather 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 and the weather becomes scorching 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.

Q. What are the best restaurants in Cairo?

A. Naguib Mahfouz Cafe, Maison Thomas, and XODÓ are among the best restaurants in town. While all cuisines are available in Cairo, ensure to try the traditional local food at least once. 

Disclaimer: All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking.

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FAQ for Flight To Cairo

  • What is the approx cost for food in Cairo?

    The approx food cost in Cairo is 19.15 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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