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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Cairo & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA code
IST
Destination Airport IATA code
CAI
Number Of Flight Options
1
Average Flight Time
1 hour 16 mins

Helpful Istanbul to Cairo (IST - CAI) Flight Information

Traveling From
Istanbul
Origin Airport IATA Code
IST
Traveling To
Cairo
Destination Airport IATA Code
CAI
Number of Airlines Serving
7
Available Airlines
Distance
1262 km
Direct Flight Time
2 15
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Istanbul to Cairo right now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides vital info about travelling from Istanbul to Cairo during these unusual times. Here, you’ll find everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as loads of other important info you should know about before you plan a flight.
Is there a direct flight between Istanbul and Cairo?
The flight game between Istanbul and Cairo is a serious one. You can travel from ISL to Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) with 2 airlines including EgyptAir. Or you can fly the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Intl. Airport to Cairo Intl. Airport (CAI) route and book a ticket with Nile Air.
How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to Cairo?
You can expect the trip of 760 miles to last between 2 hours and 10 minutes and 2 hours and 14 minutes. Once you’ve landed a great deal on your nonstop Istanbul to Cairo airfare, the world is your oyster.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Cairo due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Cairo booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for Istanbul to Cairo flights?
Curious to discover the different ways you can get from Istanbul to Cairo? Take a look at this list of the most frequently flown routes:

  • Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) to Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) - 42 flights per week
  • Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW) to Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) - 29 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Istanbul to Cairo?
Whether it’s an included meal or welcoming service, we all have certain in-flight features we look for when picking an airline. Compare these popular air carriers to find out which one has just what you want:

  • EgyptAir with 91 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 91 flights every month.
  • Qatar Airways with 69 flights every month.
  • Kuwait Airways with 21 flights every month.
  • Air Arabia with 17 flights every month.
  • Iraqi Airways with 17 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Istanbul to Cairo?
With around 6 flights running between Istanbul and Cairo each day, it’s never too late to arrange a fun-filled holiday to Cairo.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing EgyptAir, Saudia or Nile Air. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Istanbul to Cairo, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Istanbul to Cairo is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Istanbul to Cairo  

Every day between Istanbul and Cairo, 21 flights from 7 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with LOT - Polish Airlines, Kenya Airways, EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia, Singapore Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 2hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1262 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Istanbul to Cairo — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Istanbul to Cairo to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from Istanbul to Cairo

Le Méridien Cairo Airport

Le Méridien Cairo Airport

5 out of 5
Cairo Airport , Terminal 3, Cairo, 11341
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cairo. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (917 reviews)
"Excellent hotel and value when arriving or departing from CAI/Cairo Airport in Eqypt. Good staff execept for coffee shop attendant (miscommunication). I recommend this hotel. You would not know you were next to a very busy and congested international airport."

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2023

Le Méridien Cairo Airport
Marriott Mena House Cairo

Marriott Mena House Cairo

5 out of 5
6 Pyramids Road, Giza, 12556
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Giza. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (496 reviews)
"Great hotel"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2023

Marriott Mena House Cairo
Ramses Hilton

Ramses Hilton

5 out of 5
1115 Corniche El Nile, Cairo, 12334
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cairo. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and a casino. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,010 reviews)
"The concierge desk, Mr. Wafa and his colleagues were verry helpfull with information and booking trips. Cleaning was good. The reception was mostley verry bussy and difficult to reach."

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2023

Ramses Hilton

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Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah

Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah

5 out of 5
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Po Box 732 El Orman Giza, Cairo, 11518
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cairo. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants and a casino. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,007 reviews)
"Stunning location- best in Cairo, away from busy roads and right on the Nile"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2023

Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah
Great Pyramid Inn

Great Pyramid Inn

3 out of 5
14 Abou Al Hool Al Seiahi, Pyramids Plateau, Giza, 12561
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Giza. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and free airport pick-up. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (563 reviews)
Great view of the Pyramids
"Good value, comfortable room with friendly staff. The hotel is next to the Sound and Light show at the pyramids so for three hours each evening, there’s a fantastic noise, so sleep o conversation is impossible"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2023

Great Pyramid Inn
Novotel Cairo Airport

Novotel Cairo Airport

4 out of 5
Salah Salem Highway, Cairo, 11776
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Cairo. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in their ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,039 reviews)
OB
"The elevator out off order. The receiptionist not not friendly. The Taxi is over charged ( 300 pounds to go to terminal 2)"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2023

Novotel Cairo Airport
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