Cheap flights from Cairo to Istanbul

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Cairo (CAI) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best CAI to IST flight in 2022: compare Cairo to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
CAI - TR5
Price
R337 - R421
TR5
Temperature
5 - 23 °C
TR5
Precipitation
10 - 100 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

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

Average price

R5 377

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

R5 207

From Cairo to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Cairo to Istanbul?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 46 days in advance to save up to 4% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 46 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cairo to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R5 655, or R5 825 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairo to Istanbul (CAI - TR5)?

When flying from Cairo to Istanbul, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Istanbul from Cairo with a flight ticket averaging about R5 666. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R4 187. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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Flight FAQs

From Cairo to Istanbul

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cairo to Istanbul?

If you book a flight to Istanbul from Cairo, you will be flying from Cairo, which is the city’s only airport. Cairo (CAI) is located 18,6 km from the centre of Cairo. There are 22 flights from Cairo to Istanbul per day from 2 different airlines.

What days are direct flights available from Cairo to Istanbul?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Cairo to Istanbul on average per day?

On average 6 flights depart from Cairo to Istanbul per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

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

When booking a flight from Cairo to Istanbul, you may want to consider flying on Aegean Airlines, Egypt Air or Turkish Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cairo to Istanbul?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Cairo to Istanbul consider choosing Kenya Airways(94%), Ukraine International Airlines(93%) or Singapore Airlines(90%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairo to Istanbul

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

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

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

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


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

Returning to Cairo from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for rt-pcr (naat) and 24 hours for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Cairo.

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

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cairo to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₺0,88
Average temperature for January in Istanbul
9.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Istanbul
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Cairo

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Hourly flight availability from Cairo to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cairo towards Istanbul.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 43% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 29% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Cairo to Istanbul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cairo to Istanbul.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
22 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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