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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Cairo, EG, Egypt - IST to CAI

Popular flights from Istanbul to Cairo

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Egyptair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 TRY734
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 TRY734
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 TRY734
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 TRY734
Apr 10, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 TRY734
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 TRY866

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Istanbul to Cairo (IST to CAI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Istanbul to Cairo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY734.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Istanbul to Cairo (IST to CAI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Istanbul to Cairo based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Istanbul to Cairo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Istanbul to Cairo should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days TRY740 TRY927
7-14 days TRY740 TRY927
14-21 days TRY740 TRY951
21-30 days TRY734 TRY951
30-60 days TRY734 TRY927
60-90 days TRY734 TRY927
90+ days TRY734 TRY927

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to Cairo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Istanbul to Cairo.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY734 TRY734 TRY734 TRY734 TRY734 TRY740 TRY734

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Istanbul to Cairo

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Istanbul to Cairo.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 2/15/16 2/16/16 0 TRY740
March Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 3/7/16 3/14/16 0 TRY734
April Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 4/7/16 4/20/16 0 TRY734
May Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 5/19/16 5/23/16 0 TRY734
June Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 6/2/16 6/22/16 0 TRY740
July Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 7/7/16 7/13/16 0 TRY734
August Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 8/20/16 8/21/16 0 TRY734
September Istanbul Cairo Egyptair 9/29/16 10/6/16 0 TRY734

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Istanbul to Cairo

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Istanbul to Cairo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
TRY767
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
TRY767 TRY740
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
TRY740 TRY740
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
TRY740 TRY734
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
TRY734 TRY828
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
TRY828

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Istanbul to Cairo (IST to CAI)

Your Istanbul to Cairo flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Istanbul to Cairo is TRY983.

The average price for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Cairo is TRY799.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Istanbul to Cairo.

Nonstop Flight Details from Istanbul to Cairo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Egyptair 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 13:00 17:15
Turkish 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 00:35 17:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Istanbul to Cairo (IST to CAI)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Istanbul to Cairo. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Istanbul to Cairo is TRY1,790.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Cairo is TRY799.

Istanbul to Cairo Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to Cairo?
Answer: The average Istanbul to Cairo flight time is 2 hours and 21 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Istanbul and Cairo?
Answer: The distance from Istanbul to Cairo is 1227 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Istanbul to Cairo?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Istanbul to Cairo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Istanbul to Cairo?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Istanbul and Cairo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Istanbul to Cairo?
Answer: Doha, QA

Airlines Flying from Istanbul to Cairo (IST to CAI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Istanbul to Cairo with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Istanbul to Cairo.

Istanbul to Cairo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Aegean ATH X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Royal Air Maroc CMN X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Gulf Air BAH X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA / MUC X X X X X X X
MEA BEY X X X X X X X
Egyptair - X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Royal Jordanian AMM X X X X X X X
Saudi Arabian JED X X X X X X X
Turkish - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Istanbul and Cairo, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Istanbul to Antalya Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY132
Istanbul to Dalaman Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY234
Istanbul to Bodrum Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY138
Istanbul to Izmir Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY132
Istanbul to Kayseri Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY100
Istanbul to Adana Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY129
Istanbul to Nevsehir Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish, SunExpress TRY246
Istanbul to Ankara Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY223
Istanbul to Konya Pegasus, Turkish TRY226
Istanbul to Denizli Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY226
Istanbul to Gaziantep Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY135
Istanbul to Trabzon Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY135

Cheap International Flights from Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Istanbul to Tel Aviv - Yafo Israir, Arkia, Atlasjet, El Al, Pegasus, Turkish TRY407
Istanbul to Sharm el-Sheikh Atlasjet, Egyptair, Pegasus, Air Cairo, Turkish TRY343
Istanbul to Amman Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Royal Jordanian, Turkish TRY1,465
Istanbul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY770
Istanbul to London Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, WIZZ, SunExpress, Monarch TRY275
Istanbul to Ercan Onur Air, Aegean, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY231
Istanbul to Beirut Onur Air, Atlasjet, MEA, Pegasus, Turkish TRY442
Istanbul to Athens Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air Nippon*, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ TRY252
Istanbul to Aqaba Atlasjet, Pegasus, Royal Jordanian, Turkish TRY863
Istanbul to Larnaca Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Turkish, Vueling, WIZZ TRY591
Istanbul to Hurghada Air Sinai, Atlasjet, Egyptair, Pegasus, Air Cairo, Turkish TRY346
Istanbul to Paris Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, SunExpress TRY343
Istanbul to Rome Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, SunExpress TRY328
Istanbul to Amsterdam Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY302
Istanbul to Frankfurt Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY346

Cheap International Flights to Cairo - CAI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Varna to Cairo Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, KLM, Lufthansa, Egyptair, Austrian Check Dates
Alexandroupolis to Cairo Aegean, Lufthansa, Egyptair Check Dates
Mytilini to Cairo Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Lufthansa, Egyptair, Austrian Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Cairo, EG, Egypt, from TRY251 Round trip from IST to CAI