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The dusty, sprawling city of Cairo, the capital of Egypt attracts countless tourists. They flock to the Egyptian Museum, keen to discover the country’s treasures dating back over 5000 years or to haggle for craft items at bazaars, such as the Khan el-Khalili. The one site that draws more visitors than ever to the city is one needing no introduction. The great pyramids and the sphynx at Giza are the only remaining wonders of the ancient world, dating back 4000 years, and it is a site that you should not miss.

Flying to Cairo

1. Which airports serve Dubai to Cairo?

Dubai has two airports, but it is likely your flight to Cairo from Dubai will depart from Dubai International Airport, located 5km from the center of Dubai. There is ample car parking available if you drive yourself to the airport, but the Dubai metro is the quickest, cheapest way to get there. Alternatively, you can take a bus or hire a taxi. Al Maktoum International Airport is Dubai’s second airport and is located 37km from the city center.

Flights to Cairo from Dubai will arrive at Cairo International Airport, although airports at Aswan and Alexandria are not far away. Cairo International Airport is located 22km outside the city. Several buses can take you into Cairo. Alternatively, you can hire a taxi or rent a car from one of the car rental agencies at the airport.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Dubai to Cairo?

Egypt Air and Emirates offer non-stop flights to Cairo from Dubai, with six flights per day giving you plenty of choices. There are also connecting flights that give you the option of other airlines, including Royal Jordanian, Oman Air and Jazeera Airways.

3. How long is the flight?

A direct flight to Cairo from Dubai takes 3 hours 45 minutes, with the trip time increased if a stop is included. Cairo is two hours behind Dubai, so you will gain some time to start your exploration of the city.

4. Climate changes between Dubai and Cairo

The desert climate of Cairo is similar to Dubai, with both enjoying warm winters, scorching summers and very little rainfall. Whatever clothing you have been wearing in Dubai, it is likely to be suitable for Cairo.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The currency of Cairo is the Egyptian pound, and you can exchange money at most banks in Cairo or at foreign exchange bureaus.

You will need a visa to travel to Cairo. Although some nationalities can get a visa at the border, it is safer to obtain it in advance. You can apply up to three months in advance of your trip, and a visa is usually valid for 30 days.

Cairo Information

Coming from Dubai, a modern city of towering skyscrapers and air-conditioned malls, you may find arriving in Cairo a bit of a shock. This sprawling, dusty and sometimes chaotic city is crammed with buildings reflecting its ancient history. The Giza pyramids are one the best-known sites, but there is more to Cairo than this. Discover the Mamluk architecture of Cairo’s walled city, Al Qahira, or view the city and the River Nile from the Cairo Tower, perhaps enjoying a meal at the revolving restaurant.

Dubai to Cairo, Egypt Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 4:58 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cairo, Egypt. Saudi Arabian & Ethiopian frequently offer the best deals to Cairo, Egypt flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Saudi Arabian
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Thu 3/26
1 stop
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Mon 3/30
1 stop
AED919
Ethiopian
DXBCAI
Mon 2/17
1 stop
CAIDXB
Sat 2/22
1 stop
AED966
flynas
DXBCAI
Wed 3/18
1 stop
CAIDXB
Sat 3/21
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AED977
Jazeera
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Egyptair
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Mon 2/17
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Sun 2/23
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AED1,117
Gulf Air
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Tue 2/18
1 stop
AED1,146

How Much is a Flight from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED985.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days AED1,256 AED966
7-14 days AED1,176 AED966
14-21 days AED1,176 AED966
21-30 days AED1,036 AED904
30-60 days AED1,146 AED904
60-90 days AED1,176 AED966
90+ days AED1,176 AED966

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Dubai to Cairo, Egypt flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Dubai Cairo, Egypt Saudi Arabian 2/19/20 3/4/20 1 AED610
March Dubai Cairo, Egypt Jazeera 3/12/20 3/15/20 1 AED1,029
April Dubai Cairo, Egypt Saudi Arabian 4/15/20 4/30/20 1 AED1,047
May Dubai Cairo, Egypt Egyptair 5/2/20 5/3/20 0 AED1,117
June Dubai Cairo, Egypt Egyptair 6/1/20 6/7/20 0 AED1,117
July Dubai Cairo, Egypt Egyptair 7/20/20 7/20/20 0 AED1,117
August Dubai Cairo, Egypt Saudi Arabian 8/1/20 8/15/20 1 AED1,253
September Dubai Cairo, Egypt Egyptair 9/16/20 10/6/20 0 AED1,117

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is AED1,154.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is AED1,198.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Egyptair 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 00:20 14:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt

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 Dubai to Cairo, Egypt. 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 Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is AED790.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is AED1,084.

Dubai to Cairo, Egypt Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt?
Answer: The average Dubai to Cairo, Egypt flight time is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Cairo, Egypt from Dubai?
Answer: The distance from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is 2,414 kilometers (1,500 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt.
Question: What are the most popular Dubai airlines for direct flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt?
Answer: Egyptair provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Dubai and Cairo, Egypt.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt?
Answer: Amman, JO

Airlines in Dubai flying to Cairo, Egypt Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 4:58 -04:00Number of routes searched: 45Number of itineraries searched: 1,420,613

Wondering which airlines fly out of Dubai to Cairo, Egypt? We've gathered the average price of Dubai airlines with flights to Cairo, Egypt. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Dubai to Cairo, Egypt
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates -
Egyptair -
Sichuan CTU
Kato RUH
Air Algerie ALG
Air India BOM
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
Ethiopian ADD
Gulf Air BAH
Jazeera KWI
Kenya NBO
Kuwait KWI
Lufthansa FRA
Swiss ZRH
MEA BEY
UIA KBP
Royal Jordanian AMM
South African JNB
Aeroflot SVO
Saudi Arabian DMM
Saudi Arabian JED
Saudi Arabian MED
Saudi Arabian RUH
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
Oman Air MCT
flynas JED
flynas RUH

Dubai to Cairo, Egypt Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Dubai and Cairo, Egypt. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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