Cairo Airport, Egypt’s largest airport, is the second busiest airport in Africa. The airport is EgyptAir’s main hub and handles about 40 other airlines.
Where is Cairo Airport situated?
Cairo Airport is located northeast of Cairo. From the city, you can get to the airport by following Salah Salem street and El-Orouba road.
How many terminals has Cairo Airport?
Cairo Airport has four terminals. Terminals 1,2,3 and the Seasonal Flight Terminal. Terminal 1 is located somewhat north of the other terminals and is connected to T2 and T3 by a landside automated people mover. The Seasonal Flight Terminal is located west of Terminal 3. In Terminal 1, hall 4 is reserved for private jets.
The distance from Cairo Airport to the centre of Cairo is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Cairo.
From CAI Airport to Cairo City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Cairo Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Cairo Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Cairo Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Cairo Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Cairo Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Cairo is about EGP 100.-. Book your taxi at Cairo Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From CAI Airport to Cairo City centre by Taxi
At Cairo Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Budget, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Cairo Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Cairo Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- EgyptAir (MS)
- Nile Air (NP)
- Emirates (EK)
- Joon (JN)
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Cairo
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Cairo Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Cairo Citadel, Old Cairo & Khan El Khalili Full-Day Tour
See all the major highlights of Cairo on a full-day sightseeing tour of the old and modern city, with visits to the Citadel of Salah al-Din and sites of Old Cairo. Then shop for souvenir bargains at the bustling and historic Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.
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