Flights from Cairo

The ancient city of Cairo, isn’t behind on modern amenities, and chief among them is the international flight connections that allows visitors to discover its charms, and for its residents to fly out and explore the world. See exactly where you can fly to by popping ‘everywhere’ into Skyscanner’s search bar, and browse the long list of destinations that are available to anyone leaving Cairo.


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Finding flights from Cairo International Airport (CAI)


As one of the primary airports in North Africa, Cairo International Airport (CAI) is a great hub to fly out from. Roughly 22km from central Cairo, passengers can reach the transit facility via buses, shuttles and taxis.


There are over 70 cities you can fly to directly from Cairo, with many more connecting flights on offer from this facility. Explore the ancient cities of Egypt, and the Middle East, or be seduced by the cities of enchanting African nations like Kenya or Chad. You can also explore the varying personalities of popular European destinations, as well as the famed cities of North America.


Domestic journeys are usually operated by EgyptAir or Nile Air, but for international routes, you can fly with Qatar Airways. Emirates, Lufthansa, Air Cairo, British Airways, Oman Air, Air France, Swiss Air, Alitalia, and the flag-carrying airline EgyptAir.


Popular destinations from Cairo International Airport


Within Egypt, travellers can fly to the gorgeous Sharm El Sheikh (SSH), or the legendary sites of Luxor (LXR) in flights that take only an hour. Short-haul flights lasting around 3-5 hours can be taken to the fascinating streets of Istanbul (IST), or to other ancient capitals like Rome (FCO) and Athens (ATH).


For something totally different though, why not fly to the faraway kingdom of China, and tour the Forbidden City in Beijing (PEK), catch a show in the United States’ New York (JFK), or go on a safari adventure famed across the world in the beautiful country of South Africa, by flying into Johannesburg (JNB).



Please note that information is correct as of October 2016

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