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Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı, or Istanbul - Alibeyköy. The distance between Cairo and Istanbul is 1214 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Egyptair, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, Aegean, and flynas. Cairo and Istanbul have 188 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Topkapi Palace, and Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

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Egyptair on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Nile Air on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Turkish Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Cairo to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
EgyptairMSRMSYesNo
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
flynasKNEXYYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cairo to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cairo and Istanbul takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cairo and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Cairo and Istanbul is 1214 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cairo and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Cairo and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Egyptair, Turkish Airlines, Nile Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cairo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairo and London, Manchester, Luxor, Kuwait City, Sharm El Sheikh, Jeddah, Aswan, Doha, Dubai, Amman, Dublin, Riyadh, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Moscow, Athens, Dammam, Yanbu, Antalya, Bristol.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and London, Manchester, Toronto, Birmingham, Dublin, Montreal, Edinburgh, Vancouver, Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, Antalya, Athens, Reykjavik, Northern Cyprus, Amman, Calgary, Dalaman, Tallinn, Dubai.
Which airports are there in Cairo?
Cairo is mainly served by Cairo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Cairo West Airport.
What airports are near Cairo?
The main airport in Cairo is Cairo International. It is also served by Borg El Arab.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Yenişehir, Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cairo and Istanbul?
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