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Fares from $131 One Way, $234 Round Trip from Athens to Cairo

Prices starting at $234 for return flights and $131 for one-way flights to Cairo were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Athens to Cairo - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Athens to Cairo?

Get ready to book, because there are two airlines that operate direct flights from Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Cairo Airport (CAI-Cairo Intl.). Lock in an awesome deal with Aegean Airlines or EgyptAir.

What is the shortest flight from Athens to Cairo?

Leave that epic movie for some other time, because the journey from Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Cairo Airport (CAI-Cairo Intl.) can be as quick as 1 hour and 50 minutes.

What airlines fly from Athens to Cairo most frequently?

There are two airlines offering frequent flights from Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) to Cairo Airport (CAI-Cairo Intl.), including Aegean Airlines (A3). Popular with travelers, it operates 73 flights on this route every month. Also research the great fares available with EgyptAir (MS). Offering 50 flights every month between Athens and Cairo, they'll ensure your journey is just as good as the destination.

Route Information for Flights from Athens to Cairo

Origin Airport IATA CodeATH
Destination Airport IATA CodeCAI
Distance688 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAegean Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival12:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:05PM UTC

Flights Review

Sep 12, 2019

Forced to check an carry on bag that was overweight. No options, no help, VERY expensive!! & Unexpected expense!!

Dec 31, 2018

Very friendly and efficient staff. Asked for hot water in the middle of snack pass and stewartist remembered to bring it after they were done.

Cheap Flights from Athens to Cairo

Flying out of Athens

Sometimes trying to find cheap airfare can be a challenging task, but makes searching through multiple airlines easy by comparing an assortment of airlines fares at the same time. This gives the budget-conscious traveler several options and makes it easy to find and book cheap flights from Athens.

Athens Major Airport

The major airport serving Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which is located about 22 miles from downtown Athens. Several major airlines service the airport, including Delta, US Airways, British Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air France, United, American, and several more. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air use Athens as a major hub. At, travelers can compare the prices from most of these airlines, so they receive the best deals and options that suit their needs.

Parking Options at the Airport

The airport has several parking options, including short-term parking, long-term parking, and valet parking. The first 20 minutes are free in the short-term and long-term lots, which is ideal for dropping off passengers. A free shuttle bus will transport passengers to and from the airport terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

Several options are available for people to get to the airport, including taxis, the metro, rental cars, and buses. Taxis do not charge a flat rate as in some cities; instead they charge a metered rate, which is higher during nighttime hours. The metro and the express take 30 to 40 minutes to get downtown, and their prices vary. Car rentals are a more convenient option for people who want to explore the city. Check with to book your rental and save more money.

Restaurants Located at the Airport

For those who need a snack or drink, the airport has the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, Goldair Handling Cip Lounge, and the Melina Merkouri Lounge. Along with food and drinks, these lounges offer other amenities including showers, television, and fax services.

Use when searching for cheap flights from Athens for the best deals available.

Cairo International Airport

Many people dream of taking a vacation to Cairo, and if you wait to look for flights to Cairo, you might find yourself overpaying for your flight. With, you can book your domestic flight anytime you want without breaking your budget, since Orbitz offers deals and discounts that other sites can't offer. Located less than 10 miles from downtown, the Cairo International Airport handles most of the air traffic leaving from and arriving in the city.

Where to Go

After arriving in Cairo, you might feel a little confused about what to do next. The Cairo Transport Authority maintains a series of buses that stop at the airport, popular landmarks, and other areas in the city. Micro-buses and taxis are another option. Micro-buses are like small minivans that can hold several people. The small buses and taxis wait for travelers at the entrance to the terminal, providing inexpensive rides downtown.

Dust Storms and More

Dust storms are most common in the month of April and temperatures fluctuate depending on the season. If you visit in the summer, you should expect temperatures in the low 20s, with a high around 32 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures can drop to single digits, with highs in the low teens.

Ancient Ruins on Display

Tourists flock to Cairo for the ancient ruins on display. can give you access to a discount on some of these sites, such as Dahshur, Keops Pyramid, and Kefre. Even if you prefer indoor attractions, like the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, you can still find deals. After finding flights to Cairo, look for low prices on tickets to attractions you want to see on your trip.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.