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Local Time


09:38 PM


08:38 PM


Saudi Arabia Kingdom




FoodBased on Affordable Restaurant


25 SAR


19.14 SAR

Public TransportOne-way Ticket


3.15 SAR


1.2 SAR

Average temperature





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Riyadh to Cairo cheapest fare

This week cheapest price
559 SAR
Next 7 days cheapest price
559 SAR
Next 15 days cheapest price
536 SAR
Next 30 days cheapest price
536 SAR

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Riyadh to Cairo flight information

Average flight duration

02h 50m

Average direct flight prices

SAR143 - SAR531


1639 km

Top Airlines 

flynas, Saudia, EgyptAir

Origin airport

Riyadh King Khalid International Airport

Destination airport

Cairo International Airport


Airport details/information

The main airport, King Khalid International Airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK) is established 35 kilometers north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, starting operations in late 1983.

The airport boasts 5 passenger terminals, a mosque and a Royal Terminal, and serves as the main hub for Saudia and flynas.

It also has three lounges, Plaza Premium Lounge, Wellcome Lounge and Nasmiles Lounge that are ready to welcome passengers at any time.

Origin airport facilities 

Riyadh King Khalid International Airport

Destination airport facilities

Cairo International Airport

  • A Mosque
  • Inter-terminal transportation
  • VIP services and lounges 
  • ATM
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Car rental counters
  • ATMs
  • Duty-free shopping
  • Wheelchairs
  • Car hire services
  • Restaurants
  • Cairo Shuttle Bus


Take note of the following steps and guarantee the cheapest last minute flight deal to Cairo

Considering that the flight ticket price takes a huge aspect of your trip’s cost, cheap flight deals are your key to spend the perfect trip, as it is a prime step, like spotting the right destination, the right company or the right place for your accommodation.

Airlines serve domestic and international flights along with remarkable last minute flight deals and cheap tickets to its passengers. Whether you choose a direct or transit flight, you will discover our prices list that you can choose among after picking your favorite airline through Almosafer website

If you are going on a budget and don’t want to spend a big amount of your money on your flight ticket, simply follow the next tips and tricks and try to book your route through Almosafer wide array of airlines.

1. First of all, you need to book your flight as far in advance as possible, because most airlines increase their prices once enough seats have been purchased on a flight to cover their costs.

2. If you are experiencing a hard time booking a cheap last minute ticket, after midnight is your answer, as the tickets prices are reduced for seats that weren’t booked during the day.

3. Use flights search engine and filter your results by breaking your flight into smaller flights with multiple layovers, as the direct flights are more pricey.

4. Always make comparisons between your airline website and flight aggregators to ensure having the best offer.


Explore your options by reading the below best last minute flight deals and try to figure out which affordable airline suits you well:

flynas has for you the most affordable ticket price, you will get to pay SAR427, and it will offer you luxurious leather seats, a generous baggage allowance and Executive lounge at selected airports. Your second preference would be Saudi Arabian Airlines, which offers you a ticket with only SAR795 for a non-stop flight with inflight entertainment, internet connectivity and cozy leather seats. If you would like to look for further options, you should consider flying with EgyptAir for SAR983, offering you delicious meals, magazines both from Egypt and the world, personal TVs and spacious seats.


About Riyadh

Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom and the largest city on the Arabian Peninsula, is among the wealthiest cities in the world, mostly after the discovery of Abqaiq field in 1940.

Laying right in the centre city, the country's best museum, as a heritage site that relates the Kingdom's genesis story, besides some of the top hotels and restaurants in the country.

The city is mostly a business destination.

About Cairo

Cairo, which is the capital of Egypt and the City of the Thousand Minarets, is considered one of the largest urban areas, and a splendid place to explore Egyptian history and culture.

The city’s ambience is full of ancient Egypt heritage, housing the popular Giza pyramid complex and the ancient city of Memphis on its edge. This stunnig city also has marvelous Christian churches, ancient temples, tombs and magnificent Muslim monuments.

You can discover the city’s warmth, coziness of small cafés and the thrill of roving the narrow streets, if you are only ready to loosen your senses to this phenomenal city.


Discover the best time to visit Cairo and pick any of the city’s top hotels

The city’s atmosphere is only made-up of two seasons, summer is generally composed of eight months and the winter consists of the remaining four months. Throughout the period from October to March, the climate gets up to around 20-25°C and lows at around 10-18°C, which makes the tourist season peaks in December and January, the most popular time to visit the capital. Your days will be warm and sunny but the evenings will be cool and breezy. These seasons welcome fewer crowds and low hotel rates on most days of the week. To this end, Almosafer has listed for you the finest Cairo hotels which you can check and choose your preferences using filters, guaranteeing you the ideal holiday.

If you would like to have an outstanding shopping experience, there is a wide array of great hotels that are wrapped by shopping malls, for example, Novotel Cairo Airport, a 4 star hotel, is right beside Sun City Mall and City Stars Mall. Meanwhile, for a 5 star hotel experience, you can stay in Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi, and be next to The District Mall, Nile Mall and Grand Mall Maadi. Meanwhile, for affordable accommodation, choose New Grand Royal Hotel, a 3 star hotel, located in Central downtown Cairo, and go shopping in Ramses Mall and Arkadia Mall.

If you are fond of ancient Egypt history and sightseeing, then pick a hotel close to most of the top sights. For instance, you can choose lodging in Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis, a 5 star hotel, and you will find The Egyptian Museum, Opera House Cairo, and Cairo Tower right at your doorstep. For more interesting choices, Intercontinental City Stars comes above all else, as it is near to Baron’s Palace and International Park. For a 4 star hotel, you can pick Om Kolthoom Hotel, and you will be able to easily reach The Aquarium Grotto Garden, The Andalus Park and Khan Al Khalili. 

If you are seeking a memorable fancy stay, lodge at Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino, located in Zamalek, one of the finest districts, serving opulent decorated rooms with nile views and world-class full services. Additionally, The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo makes as well, a perfect option for an elegant stay, featuring panoramic views of the Nile Corniche, spacious and stylish rooms, nine distinctive restaurants along with many wellness and family services. 


Explore Cairo’s top attractions

Cairo, the Mother of the World, is a city full of mysterious wonders, thrilling attractions to visit and a very unique history to discover. Thus, Almosafer has formed a guide of top places to visit in the city. For a start, pay the Giza Pyramids, which represents the last surviving wonder of the ancient world a visit and get to explore the mysterious secret behind the creation of the massive monuments. Next, drop by The Egyptian Museum Of Antiquities showcasing one of the world’s most exotic collections of ancient artefacts. On top of this, you can tour inside AlAzhar Mosque, one of the city's earliest surviving mosques since the Fatimid era and be amazed by the magnificent architecture and the five minarets. 

If you are an old antiques and souvenirs collector, then definitely Khan El Khalili is a must-visit attraction. You can wander in the crowded old city streets, and delve its spectacular aggregation of shops. Finally, visit Cairo Tower, which is a stylized lotus plant and at the height of 187 metres from the ground, and get the ideal 360 panoramic view of the city along with a nice decent meal in their one and only rotating restaurant.


Get more insights on your destination and flight with Almosafer

1. What are the average prices for a direct flight from Riyadh to Cairo on EgyptAir?

The prices for a direct flight on EgyptAir from Riyadh to Cairo vary from SAR983 to SAR1,179.


2. What is the helpline number of Cairo International Airport?

The helpline number of Cairo International Airport (CAI) is + (202) 226 55000.


3. Which hotel serves Cairo International Airport?

Le Méridien Cairo Airport, one of the finest hotels, is located right outside terminal 3 and ready to serve the passengers at any time.


4. Which Cairo hotels offer free shuttle to the Cairo International Airport?

The hotels that offer free airport shuttle are Novotel Cairo Airport, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Sonesta Hotel Tower & Casino Cairo and Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel.


5. From which terminal does Riyadh to Cairo direct flight take off on EgyptAir?

Riyadh to Cairo direct flight take off on EgyptAir  takes off from Terminal 1 of King Khaled International Airport.


6. What is the baggage allowance on flynas for Economy Class passengers for the flight from Riyadhto Cairo?

For economy class passengers, the luggage allowance is one checked baggage with max weight of 30kgs and one cabin baggage with max weight of 7kgs.


7. What other similar routes does Almosafer provide from Riyadh?

Almosafer provides other routes from Riyadh, like, Riyadh to Dammam, Riyadh to Dubai, Riyadh to Cairo and Riyadh to Abha.


8. Does EgyptAir provide wheelchair assistance on Dammam to Cairo flight?

Yes, EgyptAir provides wheelchair assistance at any time for every flight.


9. What are the famous shopping malls in Cairo?

The most prominent shopping centers in Cairo are Cairo Festival City Mall, City Stars Mall, Mall of Egypt and Mall of Arabia.


10. What are the local means of transportation in Cairo?

The modes of transportation in Cairo are, the metro, which is considered as the fastest way of getting around, public transportation like buses and micro-buses that move according to the roads network, taxis or a private mode like Uber and Careem.


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

FAQs About Flights From Riyadh To Cairo

  • What is the Main Airport in Cairo?

    When you arrive Cairo you will be landing in Cairo International Airport.

  • How Much is the Cheapest Rate for flights back from Riyadh to Cairo?

    Best rate for flights from Riyadh to Cairo is Flynas, Air Cairo & EGYPTAIR.

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