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Flight Information to Cairo from New York City

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Flights from New York City to Cairo cover the 5593 miles (9021 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.

Flight from New York to Cairo

The flight from New York to Cairo takes an average of 1four hours and 15 minutes and covers 5608 miles (9025 kilometers). New York John F Kennedy International to Cairo is the cheapest and most popular route between the two cities. Passengers can get a cheaper flight if they book in advance. Bookings made at least four weeks before the traveling day often offer affordable prices. If you want to beat the crowds, November is a great month to plan your trip.

Which airlines travel from New York to Cairo?

Ethiopian Air, SWISS, EgyptAir, Emirates, and Austrian Airlines provide flights from New York to Cairo. EgyptAir has the smallest number of delays recorded, with a 90% on-time rate. You'll get to Cairo at 11:50 a.m. EET if you take the 6:30 p.m. EST flight - taking into account the seven-hour time difference. If you're looking for a cheaper flight, it is advisable to book earlier. Besides being more affordable, earlier flight bookings also provide flexibility for travel dates.

How long is the flight from New York to Cairo?

The overall duration of a flight from New York to Cairo is 1four hours and 15 minutes, covering 5608 miles (9025 kilometers). EgyptAir covers the same distance in ten hours and 20 minutes. The Meridiana flight, which starts at 4:45 p.m., takes about 1four hours and 55 minutes. AirCanada, which operates in partnership with EgyptAir, is one of the longest flights from New York to Cairo. Passengers spend up to 1eight hours and 10 minutes traveling. For most of the trips, travelers can expect an average of one change, which should typically take slightly more than two hours and thirty minutes. AirCanada flights, however, have two transfers.

How many flights are there from New York to Cairo?

Every week you'll find about seven non-stop flights from New York to Cairo each day. Egypt Air offers the most frequent flights as it provides one flight per day. Most of these daily flights depart between 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., covering only the evening hours. Thursday is the most expensive day to fly from New York to Cairo, while Wednesday offers the best deals along this route. The earliest flight takes off at 1:20 p.m., and the latest flight leaves New York at 11:55 p.m., taking care of late travelers. For the fastest trip from New York to Cairo, EgyptAir and United airlines are the best bet.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to Cairo?

Departure airport: Passengers can fly from different airports, including New York Stewart, New York John F. Kennedy Intl., or New York LaGuardia. The New York J.F. Kennedy Intl. is the most popular departure airport. If you choose to get to the airport by bus, you'll spend an hour on the road. The shortest driving route is 18.45 miles (29.70 kilometers). At the airport, Bongo Wireless provides WiFi at the airport. You'll also find medical technicians around the clock. The drinking fountains, restrooms, and telephone booths are all accessible to travelers with disabilities. You could also take advantage of the special assistance (hand-operated) vehicles.

Arrival Airport: Cairo Airport is the arrival airport. There are a number of hotels near the airport, including the JW Marriott Hotel Cairo and the Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Heliopolis. Terminal 1 and 3 have host of shops and dining areas, along with lounges that have WiFi and mobile charging points. Cairo's city center is  13.7 miles (22 kilometers) away via public transit (Liberation/Tahrir Square).

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by flight between New York City, USA and Cairo, Egypt allowed?

Travel by plane between New York City, USA and Cairo, Egypt is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cairo from New York City restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Egypt from New York City?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • No quarantine required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Health screen upon arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cairo, Egypt?

The government of Egypt has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between New York City and Cairo closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to USA from Egypt by plane?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Cairo to New York City is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to USA from Egypt?

Reentry to USA is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Egypt

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Cairo?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to New York City from Cairo here.

How far is Cairo from New York City by plane?
The distance from New York City to Cairo by plane is approximately 5593 miles (9021 km).
When is the earliest flight from New York City to Cairo? When is the last flight from New York City to Cairo?
The earliest flight for this route departs from New York City at 7: 35 PM. The last flight leaves from New York City at 7: 35 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from New York City to Cairo and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

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