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Cairo is the capital and largest city in Egypt. It's located on the banks of the Nile River, in the northern part of the country. Cairo is famous for its ancient monuments, including the Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx. The city also has an intriguing history, with Islamic Cairo being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can explore mosques, museums, and other historical landmarks. The weather in Cairo is hot and dry most of the year, with average highs in the summer exceeding 35°C (95°F). If you don't mind the heat, you can visit Cairo year-round. However, the spring and autumn months (March-May and September-November) are generally considered the most comfortable times to visit.

If you're thinking about visiting Cairo, we've got you covered with a wide range of flight options. Alternative Airlines tickets over 600 airlines so finding flights to Cairo on our site will be a breeze! To find cheap, flexible flights to Cairo simply enter your departure airport you wish to fly from and choose your travel dates.

Airports near Cairo

You have choices when it comes to reaching Cairo. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Cairo.

Cairo International Airport

This is the main international airport in Cairo and is located approximately 15 miles northeast of the city centre. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Borg El Arab Airport

Situated about 28 miles southwest of Cairo, Borg El Arab Airport is another option for travellers. It mainly serves as a hub for low-cost carriers and offers both domestic and limited international flights.


Alexandria International Airport

If you prefer to fly directly to Alexandria, which is about 135 miles northwest of Cairo, Alexandria International Airport is a suitable choice. It operates domestic and international flights, connecting the city to various destinations.


Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

For those interested in exploring the popular resort town of Sharm El Sheikh, located on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is the closest option. It is approximately 280 miles southeast of Cairo and offers a range of domestic and international flights.

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Buy your flights to Cairo and pay later

Rather than paying for your Cairo flights upfront, you can instead use Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solutions to help you split the cost of your flights into more manageable instalments.

You'll get greater flexibility when planning the budget for your trip to Cairo! You won't need to pay any interest, however, this will depend on the specific terms set by the lending provider.

Enjoy hassle-free travel today when you book your flights to Cairo and pay later at Alternative Airlines.

Things to do in Cairo

With a wealth of sights to see in Cairo, here are our top 3:

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The Giza Pyramids and Great Sphinx

This iconic site needs no introduction. These massive structures are some of the oldest and most impressive man-made monuments in the world. You can explore the pyramids, gaze in awe at the Sphinx, and learn about the fascinating civilisation that built them.

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The Egyptian Museum

Home to an extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the Egyptian Museum is a must-visit for any history enthusiast. You'll find everything from mummies and sarcophagi to pharaoh's jewellery and everyday household items. The museum offers insight into the lives of the ancient Egyptians and their impressive achievements.

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Khan el-Khalili

This historic bazaar is a shopper's paradise. Here you can find a wide variety of goods, including carpets, spices, perfumes, and souvenirs. Be prepared to bargain for the best prices! While shopping, you can also soak up the atmosphere of this traditional marketplace.