Flights from Dubai to Cairo
Flight information Dubai to Cairo
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Average flight time, total distance 2415 kilometers
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Cairo International Airport is situated around 15 km outside of the Egyptian capital and ranks as the busiest airport in the country. Travelers looking to fly from Dubai to Cairo can book flights with EgyptAir and Emirates (Emirates baggage allowance information). Be advised that these flights are out of Dubai International Airport, the primary airport in Dubai, not to be confused with Al Maktoum International Airport which also serves the country.
You can use our guide to find the best time to book your flight tickets to Cairo from Dubai.
* This information is correct as of August 2018
Airport Information - Arriving
Cairo International Airport is comprised of three passenger terminals and offers a decent range of amenities and facilities to keep travelers happy. Inside the airport you will find a broad range of restaurants, cafés and fast food outlets to satisfy your appetite, while the airport also provides duty-free and retail shopping. In addition to this, you can connect to the complimentary Wi-Fi network provided by the airport to surf the web free of charge. Other essential amenities available to travelers at the airport include a couple of pharmacies, several currency exchanges and an airport lounge in each terminal for passengers looking for luxury.
When your flight has arrived at the airport there are a few options available to travel into the center of Cairo. There are public buses available which offer a cheaper mode of transport into the city, while there are also shuttle buses available which go around the area. Alternatively, there are always taxis available just outside of the airport if you are unfamiliar with local public transport. There are plenty of car rental agencies at Cairo International Airport for those looking for their own vehicle, although you can easily rely on the city’s public transport network to get around which includes a metro system and buses.
Airport Information - Departing
Dubai International Airport is the primary airport in Dubai and also one of the world’s busiest comprised of three passenger terminals. The airport is one of the most luxurious in the world offering a huge variety of amenities and facilities, so you will never run out of things to do as you wait for your flight. Along with its wide selection of designer shops and duty-free shopping, there are an endless range of restaurants, fast food outlets and cafés available to satisfy your appetite. You can also stay in one of the world-class airport lounges for a premium airport experience or visit the rest zone in Terminal 3 which is equipped with sleeping pods.
There are a number of ways that you can travel to the airport from Dubai including by public transport, so you don’t have to take a taxi or drive yourself if you don’t want to. Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 are both connected to the Dubai metro network which makes the airport very accessible from central Dubai, while there are also buses available. Alternatively, there is extensive short- and long-term parking at the airport for those without vehicles.
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In Cairo the weather over the summer isn’t quite as hot as it is in the UAE, although you can expect average highs exceeding 40 degrees in May and June. Select nationals including those from the UAE are entitled to enter Egypt without needing a visa for a period of up to three months. For inspiration on what to see and do in the city, read our guide to the things everyone should see and do in Cairo.
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