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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: Sep 11, 2022 15:43 -04:00

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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 AED1,275.

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 AED2,307 AED1,319
7-14 days AED871 AED522
14-21 days AED2,094 AED1,554
21-30 days AED2,094 AED1,775
30-60 days AED1,679 AED1,099
60-90 days AED1,661 AED963
90+ days AED812 AED467

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt

We've examined 3,250 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 Friday. 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
July Dubai Cairo, Egypt Saudi Arabian 7/31/22 8/8/22 2 AED1,319
August Dubai Cairo, Egypt !! 8/15/22 8/22/22 2 AED1,554
October Dubai Cairo, Egypt Saudi Arabian 10/21/22 10/30/22 2 AED959
October Dubai Cairo, Egypt Saudi Arabian 10/21/22 10/30/22 2 AED959
November Dubai Cairo, Egypt Kuwait 11/9/22 11/15/22 2 AED467
December Dubai Cairo, Egypt Kuwait 12/14/22 12/21/22 2 AED346
May Dubai Cairo, Egypt Royal Jordanian 5/1/22 5/11/22 2 AED1,293
November Dubai Cairo, Egypt Saudi Arabian 11/13/22 11/19/22 2 AED1,624

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt

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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 AED959.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is AED1,657.

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 AED717.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Cairo, Egypt is AED959.

Dubai to Cairo, Egypt Flight Questions

Dubai to Cairo, Egypt Airports

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