The cheapest times to fly from CAI to SMF are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 1st to December 9th

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 SMF is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1320 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $666 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Cairo (CAI) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $727 to $1110 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $728. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1147. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $419 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $833 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAI to SMF flight.

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

CAI to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAI to SMF flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as 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 depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sacramento, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Cairo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $70 (5%) 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 $830. Return trip prices are from the SMF 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 SMF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 15 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 SMF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 12.07% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAI to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 4.68% less expensive than SMF
  • 2-layover flights available

See CAI to MRY flights


Flight Hacking CAI to SMF

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 SMF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CAI > LAX > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $825
  • Average savings: $8 (0.9%)

See CAI to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7373 miles or 11866 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAI to SMF flight is about 14 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairo and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from CAI to SMF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCAI
Origination airport nameCairo International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSMF
Destination airport nameSacramento International Airport
CitySacramento, CA
Countrythe United States


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