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Fares from $99 One Way, $400 Round Trip from Cairo to Alexandria

Prices starting at $400 for return flights and $99 for one-way flights to Alexandria 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 Cairo to Alexandria - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Cairo to Alexandria?

There certainly is. EgyptAir offers direct flights from Cairo Airport (CAI-Cairo Intl.) to Alexandria Airport (HBE-Borg El Arab), which makes flying from Cairo to Alexandria a piece of cake.

What is the shortest flight from Cairo to Alexandria?

It can take as little as 46 minutes to get from Cairo Airport (CAI-Cairo Intl.) to Alexandria Airport (HBE-Borg El Arab). Sit back and enjoy the journey, because you'll be touching down in the blink of an eye.

What airlines fly from Cairo to Alexandria most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Cairo to Alexandria, EgyptAir is the top pick. This quality airline operates 30 flights along this route per month.

Route Information for Flights from Cairo to Alexandria

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Flying from Cairo to Alexandria

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.

Flights to Alexandria

With a population of 4.1 million people, Alexandria is the second-largest city in the country of Egypt. It is also a popular tourist attraction, with both residents and tourists receiving air services through the Borg El Arab Airport. The airport is located about 25 miles from the city of Alexandria. Airlines operating out of the Borg El Arab Airport include Air Arabia Egypt, EgyptAir, Libyan Airlines, Royal Jordanian and Nite Air. Bargain tickets can be purchased on flights to the city using Orbitz.com.

Transportation from the Airport

Transportation from the airport into Alexandria is available by taxi or shuttle bus. Local taxi drivers are unlicensed and only speak Arabic, but you can hire a car at the airport with licensed and insured drivers who speak a variety of languages.

The Weather in Alexandria

The weather in Alexandria is mild, with rainy winters and hot summers. Temperatures during the summer months tend to rise to average highs in the 80s, with lows in the high 60s and low 70s. During the winters, temperatures drop to highs in the 60s and 70s, with lows falling into the 40s and 50s. Rain can be heavy between November and March, so bring along rain gear if you are visiting during the winter months. Otherwise, dress lightly during the summers, and wear a moderate jacket during the winters, especially if you're intending to be outdoors after the sun is down.

Things to Do in Alexandria

Alexandria is a city with a long history, demonstrated by the many museums and historical sites that serve as tourist attractions for the area. Some of the greatest discoveries in Egyptian antiquity are contained in the museums of Alexandria, most notably the Alexandria National Museum and the Greco-Roman Museum. For those who'd prefer to enjoy the outdoor attractions of the city, there are several public and private beaches available to relax at or engage in a variety of water-based activities. Flights to Alexandria are available on a daily basis using Orbitz.com to make reservations.

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