Cheap flights from Cairo to Istanbul

Choose between Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, or Egyptair to find the best price

The distance between Cairo and Istanbul is 1214 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Egyptair, Middle East Airlines, and Aegean. Cairo and Istanbul have 176 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), and Topkapi Palace.

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

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Cairo to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownOpens 3 days before flight
Closes 0.75 hours before flight
EgyptairMSRMSYesUnknownNo
Middle East AirlinesMEAMENoUnknownNo
AegeanAEEA3YesUnknown0
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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 Turkish Airlines, Egyptair, Nile Air.

What are the most popular routes to and from Cairo?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairo and Heathrow, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Vienna International Airport, Dublin, Beirut–Rafic Hariri International, Queen Alia International, Iași International, Luxor International, Aswan International, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Heathrow, Antalya, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Berlin Tegel, Vienna International Airport, Frankfurt International Airport, Dalaman, Milas–Bodrum, Stuttgart, Adnan Menderes, Brussels South Charleroi.

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 Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

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