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Riyadh RUHCairo CAI

Multiple carriers

£176
Riyadh RUHCairo CAI

Multiple carriers

£176

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1613 km
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The distance between Riyadh and Cairo is 1613 km. The most popular airlines for this route are flynas, Flyadeal, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Egyptair, and Emirates. Riyadh and Cairo have 310 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cairo, consider visiting Egyptian Museum, and The Pyramids of Giza.

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

FlyEgypt FT on Mondays, and Saturdays.

Air Arabia on Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

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

Nile Air on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Air Cairo on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Saudi Arabian Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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Egypt COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Egypt – 11/2022
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Most travelers from Saudi Arabia can enter Egypt, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Saudi Arabia
  • Mandatory health insurance

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Egypt in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Riyadh to Cairo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Riyadh and Cairo takes around 3.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Riyadh and Cairo?
The flight distance between Riyadh and Cairo is 1613 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Riyadh and Cairo?
Several carriers operate flights between Riyadh and Cairo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include FlyEgypt FT, Egyptair, Nile Air, Saudi Arabian Airlines, flynas, Air Arabia, Air Cairo, Flyadeal.
What are the most popular routes to and from Riyadh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Riyadh and Jeddah, Manila, Dammam, Dubai, Lucknow, London, Istanbul, Medina, Thessaloniki, Abha, Dhaka, Melbourne, New Delhi, Amman, Athens, Kuala Lumpur, Al-`Ula, Dublin, Muscat, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cairo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairo and London, Manchester, Kuala Lumpur, Birmingham, Dublin, Edinburgh, Luxor, Doha, Toronto, Amman, Bristol, Singapore, Jeddah, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Aswan, Dubai, New Delhi, Sydney, Glasgow.
Which airports are there in Riyadh?
Riyadh is mainly served by King Khalid International. But there are other airports nearby, including Riyadh Air Base.
What airports are near Cairo?
The main airport in Cairo is Cairo International. It is also served by Borg El Arab.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Riyadh and Cairo?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Riyadh and Cairo thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Riyadh and Cairo can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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