Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cairo

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Cairo (CAI)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to CAI flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Cairo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairo.
ZA1 - CAI
Price
R447 - R578
CAI
Temperature
13 - 28 °C

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R6 619

From Johannesburg to Cairo

One-way from

R4 709

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Cairo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Cairo (ZA1 - CAI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Cairo at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 37% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Cairo?

Flights from Johannesburg to Cairo lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg to Cairo in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at R6 042.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Cairo?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cairo. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cairo in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to CAI flights in October, November
8 Nov - 17 Nov
R3 880pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Nov - 27 Nov
R3 924pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 9 Dec
R3 983pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Cairo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairo from Johannesburg found for this year
8 Nov - 17 Nov
R3 880pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Dec - 11 Dec
R3 909pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Nov - 27 Nov
R3 924pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Cairo from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Cairo direct flight deals
8 Nov - 18 Nov
R5 464pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
Direct
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Egypt Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 5 Jun
R5 583pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
Direct
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Egypt Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Dec - 12 Dec
R5 983pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
Direct
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Egypt Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Cairo

Late deals on return flights to Cairo from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 2 Nov
R4 502pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 4 Nov
R6 131pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
Direct
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Egypt Air
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 4 Nov
R8 456pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Cairo from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Cairo
14:00 - 10:40
Etihad Airways
1 stop
20h 40m
JNB - CAI
Etihad Airways
R4 709
Bookingwiz.co.th
16:45 - 0:35
Egypt Air
Direct
7h 50m
JNB - CAI
Egypt Air
R5 716
10:10 - 21:20
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
11h 10m
JNB - CAI
Ethiopian Air
R5 864
123 Milhas

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Johannesburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cairo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Cairo

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairo from Johannesburg?

Cairo (CAI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Johannesburg to Cairo. You should not have trouble finding flights to Cairo from Johannesburg; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 11 airlines have flights to the Cairo airport from Johannesburg. It is only a 18,6 km journey from Cairo (CAI) to Cairo’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Cairo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Ethiopian Air, Egypt Air, and SAUDIA are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg to Cairo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Johannesburg to Cairo are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Cairo for under R3 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Cairo for under R3 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R3 880, but on average you can expect to pay R4 072.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Cairo for under R5 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Cairo under R5 500. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Cairo is less than R6 842.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Cairo for under R4 600?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Johannesburg to Cairo within the next 7 days for less than R4 600.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Cairo flight route?

The Johannesburg to Cairo flight path was viewed by 5 114 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Johannesburg to Cairo return?

Ethiopian Air, at R3 880, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg to Cairo.. Ethiopian Air is currently priced 45% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Cairo one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Egypt Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R3 036. Ethiopian Air flights start at R3 480 while deals on Etihad Airways start at R4 709 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Cairo?

ITA - Airways, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Cairo.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Cairo?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Cairo is generally R13 658, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R4 177. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Cairo), you can expect to pay R5 849 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Johannesburg to Cairo?

Before booking your flight to Cairo from Johannesburg, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Aegean Airlines (100%), Etihad Airways (100%), Egypt Air( 100%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cairo, Egypt

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cairo from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Cairo

Most visitors from Johannesburg need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cairo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cairo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Cairo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to present a completed health declaration form along with their health insurance.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Cairo?

Returning to Johannesburg from Cairo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairo are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Cairo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cairo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Cairo.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = 1,06£
Flight duration from Johannesburg to CAI
7h 55m
Average temperature for October in Cairo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cairo
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Cairo

Top 9 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Cairo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Cairo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
R5 655 R6 910 No cancel fee 72%
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SAUDIA
R5 746 R6 813 No cancel fee 86%
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Egypt Air
R6 046 R7 863 No cancel fee N/A
Search Egypt Air flights
Kenya Airways
R6 307 R7 000 No cancel fee 82%
Search Kenya Airways flights
South African
R6 953 R8 710 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
R8 078 R11 505 No cancel fee 77%
Search Turkish Airlines flights
Etihad Airways
R8 383 R10 780 No cancel fee 75%
Search Etihad Airways flights
Emirates
R8 399 R9 729 No cancel fee 75%
Search Emirates flights
ITA - Airways
R8 404 R10 720 No cancel fee 81%
Search ITA - Airways flights
Weekly flight availability
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Friday
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