The cheapest times to fly from CID to CAI are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 9th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 19th)

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 CID to CAI is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1955 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1119 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Cairo

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Cairo (CAI) will usually cost between $1122 to $1662 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1120. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1774. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $654 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to CAI flight.

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

CID to CAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to CAI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $118 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1256. Return trip prices are from the CAI to CID 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 CID to CAI 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 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CID to CAI

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 CID to CAI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (CID > ORD > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1018
  • Average savings: $214 (17.37%)

See CID to ORD flights

Hack #2: Toronto (CID > YYZ > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1083
  • Average savings: $149 (12.09%)

See CID to YYZ flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (CID > MDW > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1166
  • Average savings: $67 (5.4%)

See CID to MDW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cairo International Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6284 miles or 10113 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to CAI flight is about 12 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and Cairo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from CID to CAI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CID
Origination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

Return Airport

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


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