Cheap Flights to Cairo Airport
Cairo International Airport (CAI) is located approximately 15 kms northeast of Cairo city center. Cairo is Egypt's largest and most historic city and is known for its many landmarks representing Ancient Egypt and its Islamic history. It is associated with the nearby Giza pyramids complex. The best time to visit Cairo is in the short shoulder seasons of March-April and October-November. Summer is extremely hot, and crowded with visitors from even hotter parts of Africa and the Arab world. Winter is the most popular time to visit Cairo because the temperatures are cooler.
You can find the cheapest flights to Cairo using Skyscanner's flight search. Simply enter "Cairo" and the dates you wish to fly and you will find the cheapest flights available. If you want to fly to Cairo for the cheapest price and have some flexibility in your travel dates, use our cheapest month tool to see which month has the best price tickets. It is best to book at least 6 months in advance to get a good deal, and fares will fluctuate. Prices usually start to rise significantly 90 days before departure. If you know when you want to go to Cairo, sign up for Skyscanner's price alert system to receive notifications when the fare to Cairo rises or falls to help you pay the least for your flights. Use it to help plan your trip and get the best deal.
Cairo International Airport is served my many airlines including Egypt Air, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Etihad, Royal Jordanian, Lufthansa, Air France, Delta, and British Airways. Bureaux de change, bank, and ATM services are available 24 hours a day in the terminals. There are numerous shops and restaurants throughout the airport and departure halls, and the terminals have wireless internet access. This very busy airport has a capacity of 22 million passengers a year and the airport is active 14 hours a day.
To get from the airport to Cairo, take the Cairo Shuttle Bus, which provides service to many area hotels. You can also take bus No. 356 from Terminal 2 with service to Cairo. A taxi is one of the fastest ways to get from the airport to Cairo and will take about 45 minutes. Taxis can be found outside the arrival halls and your driver can probably tell you some great places to visit in the city. Car rentals are available from Budget, Elite and Hertz, but driving in Cairo takes some skill. A black and white Cairo Airport Taxi will take you to central Cairo for a flat rate.
Cairo is Africa's largest city, and has been on this site for more than 1000 years. Be sure to visit Tahrir Square and the Egyptian Museum full of fantastic antiquities and artifacts from King Tutankhamen. Hotels in Cairo can be quite inexpensive if you book them at the right time. Book one here and get started on your Egyptian adventure!
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Airports near Cairo
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