The cheapest times to fly from CAI to JFK are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the week of March 26th)
  • April 30th to May 20th
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

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 CAI to JFK is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $867 for Friday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $444 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Cairo (CAI) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $472 to $757 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 $476. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $782. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $305 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $599 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAI to JFK flight.

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

CAI to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAI to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cairo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CAI. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Cairo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $25 (3%) 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 $588. Return trip prices are from the JFK to CAI 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 CAI to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 4 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 40 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air France, Air Italy, Air Malta, Air Serbia, AIRDIALOG, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, MEA, Nile Air, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Cairo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5602 miles or 9016 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAI to JFK flight is about 11 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairo and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from CAI to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAI
Origination airport name Cairo International Airport
City Cairo
Country Egypt
Latitude 30.1
Longitude 31.4

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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