The cheapest times to fly from JFK to CAI are

  • January 15th to April 15th (except the week of March 26th)
  • September 3rd 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 JFK to CAI is early February. Prices can be as high as $1277 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $727 for Monday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Cairo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Cairo (CAI) will usually cost between $731 to $1127 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $732. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1164. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $432 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $802 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to CAI flight.

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

JFK to CAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to CAI flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CAI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cairo, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to New York. 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 Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $832. Return trip prices are from the CAI to JFK 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 JFK to CAI 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 Hacking JFK 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 JFK to CAI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (JFK > MAD > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $678
  • Average savings: $125 (15.52%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $80 (9.98%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #3: Paris (JFK > CDG > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $80 (9.98%)

See JFK to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 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, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Jet2, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, MEA, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from JFK to CAI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

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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