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Flight from Abu Dhabi Intl to Cairo
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Abu Dhabi
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for AED 616 or less one-way and AED 1,198 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Abu Dhabi to Cairo was found, on average, 20 days before departure.
Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 13% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
Want to enjoy a relaxing journey through the airport when you find cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo? Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) has a range of passenger lounges where you can relax before your flight. Passengers travelling in all classes and on all airlines can pay to access the Abu Dhabi Lounge inside Terminal 1. This lounge offers showers, entertainment, spa facilities, and a workstation and costs around AED 367 for a 6-hour stay. Business travellers flying with Etihad can also use the Etihad Premium Lounge in Terminals 1 and 3.
Although there are no hotels inside the terminals at Cairo International Airport (CAI), you will find a range of hotel options located very nearby. For instance, the Radisson Blu Heliopolis Hotel and the Novotel Cairo Airport are situated just a 5-10-minute taxi ride from the terminals.
If you need to transfer between terminals when you land at Cairo Airport, you can use the airport’s Automated People Mover, which connects with all terminals, the Air Mall, and the airport car park.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo
If you want to hire a car from the airport and get on your way as soon as you land, you will find a wide range of car hire agencies operating in all Cairo Airport terminals.
When you land at Cairo Airport, you will find convenient public transport options to help you reach the city centre. You can take the Line 111 bus from the airport terminals and arrive in the city centre in around 25 minutes. This bus departs regularly from the terminals and tickets cost roughly EGP 350 (AED 66). Taxis are also available at the airport terminal and are usually cheaper than bus travel. A taxi from the airport to the city centre usually costs around EGP 59 (AED 11) and takes about 15 minutes.
A direct flight to Cairo will take on average 7h 05m to travel the 2377 km flying distance from Abu Dhabi.
25 direct flights run between Abu Dhabi and Cairo on a daily basis. On average, there are about 177 departures each week.
The airlines most regularly connecting Abu Dhabi to Cairo are Egypt Air (7 flights per day), Etihad Airways (5 flights per day), and Garuda Indonesia (4 flights per day).
For Abu Dhabi to Cairo, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Monday is the most expensive. Flying from Cairo back to Abu Dhabi, the best deals are generally found on Sunday, with Saturday being the most expensive.
The earliest flight leaves Abu Dhabi at at 01:00 and lands in Cairo at at 03:15.
The last flight leaves Abu Dhabi at at 23:30 and lands in Cairo at at 01:45.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Cairo: Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Aegean Airlines, Etihad Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air, Egypt Air, and ANA.
The Airbus A321-100/200 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Abu Dhabi to Cairo flight route.
Star Alliance, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Abu Dhabi and Cairo, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.
There are direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo on a daily basis.
Etihad Airways, Egypt Air and Garuda Indonesia have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Abu Dhabi to Cairo.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cairo from Abu Dhabi is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Cairo with an airline and back to Abu Dhabi with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Cairo from Abu Dhabi up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.