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Fares from $359 One Way, $582 Round Trip from Cairo to New York

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More About Flying To New York from Cairo

Route Information for Flights from Cairo to New York

Origin Airport IATA CodeCAI
Destination Airport IATA CodeNYC
Distance5602 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesEgyptAir
Earliest Flight Arrival8:25PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:25PM UTC

Flights Review

Jun 21, 2019

Good

Oct 4, 2018

A great flight for the price. Two free bags and no one quibbled for a second when my first bag was 5kg over. The seats had a bit more room than other economy long hauls and had that lay back where the bottom slides forward that I think is a much better idea. There wasn't a great selection of movies, but I had been flying a lot recently, so it was probably just because I'd seen them all. The food was not fabulous, but no worse than any other and INCLUDED. They also gave you a blanket, pillow, and little kit with headphones and eye mask, etc. People were very friendly and most everything went just like it always goes with every airline. The only complaint I could register was that there was no alcohol served on this airline (?), certainly this flight. Not the worst thing in the world. Also, I waited almost 2 hours for my bags to arrive on the carousel. I am not sure if that's the fault of Egyptair, JFK, or US customs, though. I would definitely fly them again.

Sep 24, 2018

Service was average, no options for vegetarian (I thought I had pre-requested it) and no real attempt at assistance there. Luggage took an hour to retrieve after arrival.

Mar 24, 2018

Supburb! Flights of 12 hours and greater are usually killers. This flight was so comfortable I actually felt refreshed on arrival!

Mar 7, 2018

Great service, flight smooth & on time. Was concerned 1 flight attendant not buckled up at time of take off & landing. Did not enforce seats upright during landing in seat ahead of my son. Took few extra minutes for another flight attndant to close 1 luggage bin during landing that customer left open. Flight return to JFK offered beverages in meals vs flight FROM JFK which did not. Will definitely fly Egyptair more often

Feb 19, 2018

Very friendly staff excellent service

Fly from Cairo to New York

Cairo International Airport

Located 14 miles from central Cairo, Cairo International Airport offers a wide range of domestic and international flights from Cairo. Air France, EgyptAir, Nile Air, and Signapore Air are a few of the companies that handle the hundreds of daily flights. As the airport is one of the busiest on the continent, getting a flight is sometimes difficult. If you need help, visit Orbitz.com, which gives you access to hundreds of flights departing from this airport.

Parking at the Airport

Cairo International Airport has nine parking areas and more than 3,000 parking spots. One of the largest parking areas is reserved for long-term parking, which is your best choice if you wish to leave Cairo for seven days or more. Parking in a short-term lot can cost up to twice as much because these lots charge by the hour.

Transportation and Cabs

The cabs handling trips to the airport are different from the cabs found in other countries. Instead of relying on a meter, the cab driver will suggest a price to drive you to the airport. You pay the fare upfront. You might prefer the airport shuttle bus, which makes eight stops around Cairo, including one downtown. The bus has space for dozens of passengers, and it makes stops at the airport several times a day.

Dining at Restaurants

McDonald's and Burger King are two of the well-known chains located at the airport. You can also find local chains such as Bill Bentley's, Hippo Bar and Grill, and Puro Gusto. As long as you have a few minutes to spare, you have time to grab something to eat. With so many flights from Cairo leaving daily, you can use Orbitz.com to ensure that you get a seat on the right one.

New York Airport Information

There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.

Ground Transportation in New York

New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

New York Area Weather Information

New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.

What to Do in New York

New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.

Flights from Cairo to New York - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Cairo to New York?

Yes, you can jet from Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) to New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) with EgyptAir, the only airline with direct services on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Cairo to New York?

At least 11 hours and 40 minutes long, the trip from Cairo to New York is classified as a long-haul flight. Try to get some shut-eye throughout the journey to arrive fresh and avoid jet lag.

What airlines fly from Cairo (and vicinity) to New York (and vicinity) most frequently?

EgyptAir offers the most flights along this route. This leading carrier operates 30 flights from Cairo (and vicinity) to New York (and vicinity) every month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to New York?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to New York have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to New York with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to New York without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com 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.