The cheapest times to fly from CAI to LHR are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the week of 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 LHR is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $698 for Sunday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $398 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Cairo (CAI) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $418 to $607 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $417. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $649. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $233 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $472 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAI to LHR flight.

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

CAI to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAI to LHR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cairo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LHR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CAI. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Cairo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $29 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $468. Return trip prices are from the LHR 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 LHR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CAI to LHR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CAI to LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Athens (CAI > ATH > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $425
  • Average savings: $47 (9.97%)

See CAI to MXP flights

Hack #2: Milan (CAI > MXP > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $442
  • Average savings: $30 (6.36%)

See CAI to ATH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air France, Air Italy, Air Malta, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Eurowings, Gulf Air, Iberia, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, MEA, Oman Air, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, TAROM, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Cairo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2195 miles or 3533 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAI to LHR flight is about 4 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairo and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from CAI to LHR.


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 LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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