The cheapest times to fly from ASM to CAI are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • April 2nd to July 15th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ASM to CAI is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $608 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $355 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Cairo

Flying from Asmara (ASM) to Cairo (CAI) will usually cost between $357 to $500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $509. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $394 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ASM to CAI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ASM to CAI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ASM to CAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ASM to CAI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Asmara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CAI, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ASM. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $391. Return trip prices are from the CAI to ASM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ASM to CAI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 1 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ASM to CAI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, MEA, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, Tarco Air, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cairo International Airport to Asmara International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1129 miles or 1817 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ASM to CAI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ASM to CAI flight is about 3 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Asmara and Cairo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from ASM to CAI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeASM
Origination airport nameAsmara International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCAI
Destination airport nameCairo International Airport


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