Hosting the world's oldest civilizations and largest structures, Cairo welcomes tourists from around the world every year. If you are looking for a journey to the mysterious history of ancient Egypt, an adventurous holiday awaits you in Cairo. Pegasus Airlines offers direct flights that take 1 hour and 5 minutes from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Cairo International Airport. You can open the doors of this adventurous holiday with your Cairo flight ticket that is prepared by Pegasus Airlines at the most affordable prices!
Cairo International Airport is 22 km from the city center. You can go to the city center from the airport by public transport, by taxi, by renting a private car.
There are 3 terminals at the airport and a shuttle service is available every 30 minutes between the terminals 24 hours a day. You can get to the city center in about 45 minutes using bus 111 and 382 from the bus stops at the exit of terminal 1. The bus tickets are 5 EGP.
Another option to get to the city center from the airport is by taxi. Pirate taxis are usually waiting at the exit of the airport and if you use these taxis you will have to negotiate the price. Black and white taxis and yellow taxis are the official taxis with a taximeter and it will cost around 150 EGP to get the city center by these taxis. You will be in the city center in 30 minutes depending on the traffic.
If you want to travel around Cairo as you like you can find a car to rent just for you with a great offer by using the Pegasus Airlines car rental service.
City transportation in Cairo is provided by metro, bus, taxi, and minibusses. Metro is the most preferred public transport, but the most popular and convenient among tourists is to hire a daily taxi. There are also Nile taxis which are ferries operating on the Nile River.
In Cairo, the metro is the most preferred means of transportation by people. The metro lines, which have been in operation since 1987, are expanded each year as the city expanded and nowadays have a large network covering almost the whole city. You can travel around in the fastest way by using the metro line which has 61 stations, 3 of which are transfer stations. Metro tickets in all directions are charged at 2 EGP (2019).
Cairo has a large public transport network with city buses, Mwasalat Misr buses, and minibusses serving in the city. Many bus lines stop in the city center, such as Ramsis Station. You can find vans almost everywhere but they are usually very crowded and not so comfortable. Mwasalat Misr is a private company and has its own buses and transportation services that they provide in a wide area in the city. Bus and minibus prices vary between 2 EGP and 5 EGP (2019). You can find maps and times for city bus lines and other public transportation lines on this link.
Taxis are the most popular way of transportation in Cairo for tourists. With the choice of many private taxi companies, you can hire taxis for your trip plan and choose the one that suits you best in price. Many different brands are giving private transportation services in Cairo but also you can find an official taxi to go around. Prices may differ but you have a chance to negotiate with the drivers.
Airport Code: CAI
Distance from City Center: 22 km
Before deciding where to stay, visit our Cairo flight ticket page and discover the historical, cultural and natural beauties waiting for you in the city. Then start planning your trip by listing the flight ticket prices across the date range that suits you best.
You can make an online parking reservation in advance on flypgs.com for car parking facilities for your flight from Cairo or when you arrive at the airport with your vehicle to meet someone.
If you’re looking for a more comfortable transportation option when traveling to Cairo for business or holiday, you can rent a car with Pegasus benefits.
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