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Cairo Flight Information

Traveling FromIstanbul
Origin Airport IATA CodeIST
Traveling ToCairo
Destination Airport IATA CodeCAI
Number of Airlines Serving
Available Airlines
Direct Flight Time
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Istanbul to Cairo

Is there a direct flight between Istanbul and Cairo?

Firstly, you need to decide if you want to fly the Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) to Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) route or the Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) to Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) route between Istanbul and Cairo. Secondly, you'll have to pick which airline will get you there. Turkish Airlines is one of the 2 carriers that service the first route. On the second route, Nile Air is among the 1 air carriers you can select from.

How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to Cairo?

You'll be cruising the skies for an average of 2 hours and 22 minutes when travelling the 777 miles between Istanbul and Cairo. But if the weather's favourable, you could be stepping off the plane in just 2 hours and 15 minutes. If you're searching for a direct flight, you'll find some of the best deals with Saudia or Turkish Airlines.

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?

If you're trying to determine how to get from Istanbul to Cairo, here are the routes with the most services:

  • Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) to Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) - 86 flights per week
  • Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) to Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) - 44 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Istanbul to Cairo?

Friendly service, comfy seats and a good rewards programme are some factors that set apart one airline from another. While you'll find various airlines operating flights from Istanbul to Cairo, these are some of the most popular options:

  • Saudia with 182 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 91 flights every month.
  • EgyptAir with 60 flights every month.
  • Kuwait Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • Nile Air with 26 flights every month.
  • Jazeera Airways with 13 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Istanbul to Cairo?

With 12 flights running between Istanbul and Cairo daily, it's never too late to arrange a fun-filled trip to Cairo.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Save on Sundays. We found that tickets booked on a Sunday resulted in the best deal on average in 2019. However, Saturdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2019.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2019, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.