The cheapest times to fly from CAI to MDW are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 30th to May 27th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of August 20th)

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 MDW is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2348 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $626 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Cairo (CAI) to Chicago, IL (MDW) will usually cost between $679 to $1418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $693. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1389. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $695 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $875 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAI to MDW flight.

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

CAI to MDW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAI to MDW flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Cairo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MDW, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CAI. 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 $216 (18%) 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 $863. Return trip prices are from the MDW 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 MDW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CAI to MDW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 17.31% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAI to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 9.03% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAI to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 4.46% less expensive than MDW
  • 2-layover flights available

See CAI to MSN flights

Destination alternative #4: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 1.83% less expensive than MDW
  • 2-layover flights available

See CAI to MLI flights

Destination alternative #5: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 0.46% less expensive than MDW
  • 2-layover flights available

See CAI to AZO flights


Flight Hacking CAI to MDW

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 MDW — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $863
  • Average savings: $12 (1.37%)

See CAI to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, KLM, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago Midway International Airport to Cairo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6138 miles or 9878 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAI to MDW flight is about 12 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairo and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from CAI to MDW.


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 MDW
Destination airport name Chicago Midway International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 41.8
Longitude -87.8


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