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Travelers usually depart from Istanbul Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or İstanbul - Harem when they travel from Istanbul to Cairo. The distance between Istanbul and Cairo is 1264 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Egyptair, Turkish Airlines, Middle East Airlines, and Aegean. Istanbul and Cairo have 286 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cairo, consider visiting The Pyramids of Giza, and Egyptian Museum.

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Middle East AirlinesMEAMENoNo
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
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Most travelers from Türkiye can enter Egypt, but there are restrictions.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Istanbul to Cairo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Istanbul and Cairo takes around 2.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Istanbul and Cairo?
The flight distance between Istanbul and Cairo is 1264 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Istanbul and Cairo?
Several carriers operate flights between Istanbul and Cairo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Nile Air, Turkish Airlines, Egyptair.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Antalya, Kayseri, İzmir, Nevşehir, Bodrum, New York, Ankara, Trabzon, Dalaman, Northern Cyprus, Los Angeles, London, Adana, Dubai, Denizli, Konya, Tel Aviv, Athens, Gaziantep, Amman.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cairo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairo and Luxor, New York, Aswan, Sharm El Sheikh, Amman, Tel Aviv, London, Jeddah, Riyadh, Los Angeles, Beirut, Dubai, Kuwait City, Hurghada, Kuala Lumpur, Washington, D.C., Doha, San Francisco, Chicago, Dammam.
Which airports are there in Istanbul?
Istanbul is mainly served by Sabiha Gökçen International. But there are other airports nearby, including Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Atatürk.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
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 Istanbul and Cairo?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Istanbul and Cairo thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Istanbul and Cairo can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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