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Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Cairo

To book a cheap flight from Johannesburg to Cairo simply compare the prices of all the airlines flying the route using the flight price comparison tool on the left. Then use any travel vouchers you've built up with us to further discount your flights (travel vouchers are earned by emailing us write-up of flights and trips you have enjoyed - our readers are our writers!)

20 Feb 2014 : Cairo International Airport has won the ASQ award for 4th best airport in Africa.

News

  • 2013-08-19 Cairo Curfew Impact on Flights: In this rapidly evolving situation Egyptair have confirmed that it is currently business as usual for them, but they are allowing check-in for evening and early morning flights before the curfew. For Etihad it's also flight as usual to Cairo, but they are offering passengers a limited opportunity to change their flights.

  • 15 June 2013. Turkish Airlines increases its Istanbul-Cairo flight frequency from 17 to 21 flights a week, creating opportunities for quicker connections on its Johannesburg to Cairo via Istanbul flight route.

  • 1 June 2013. EgyptAir increases its Johannesburg-Cairo flight schedule to daily.

  • April 2013. Qatar Airways increases its Doha - Cairo frequency from 14 to 16 flights a week, creating more opportunities for 1-stop flights from Johannesburg to Cairo.

Airlines

Only EgyptAir operates direct flights from Johannesburg to Cairo, but usually other airlines are cheaper. It takes Egyptair some 8 hours to fly the 6234km from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Cairo International Airport (CAI). We did a snapshot of airfares and then ordered the airlines from cheapest (at the top) - naturally airfares will have changed since. For the 1-stop flights keep an eye out for flight duration, as well as airfare (time is money!)

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Airports
Stops

Qatar Air

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

1-stop (14 to 21 hours)
Doha Airport (DOH)

Ethiopian Airlines

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

1-stop (12 to 13 hours)
Addis Ababa (ADD)

Emirates

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

1-stop (17 to 27 hours)
Dubai Airport (DXB)

SAA
(codeshare with EgyptAir)

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

non-stop (8 hours)

Egyptair

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

non-stop (8 hours)

Etihad Airways

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

1-stop (16 to 18 hours)
Abu Dhabi (AUH)

Kenya Airways

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

1-stop (16 to 34 hours)
Abu Dhabi (AUH)

Lufthansa

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

1-stop (20 to 25hours)
Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

Turkish Airlines SA

Johannesburg to Cairo International Airport (CAI)

1-stop (13 to 14 hours)
Istanbul (IST)

See our South Africa to Egypt flights page for a comprehensive discussion of flight routes between the countries.


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