The cheapest times to fly from LAX to CAI are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 10th to October 7th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 29th 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 LAX to CAI is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1462 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $837 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Cairo

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Cairo (CAI) will usually cost between $851 to $1163 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $859. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1351. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $492 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $884 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to CAI flight.

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

LAX to CAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to CAI flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Cairo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $46 (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 $899. Return trip prices are from the CAI to LAX 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 LAX to CAI 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX 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 LAX to CAI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $786
  • Average savings: $98 (11.09%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (LAX > CPH > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $822
  • Average savings: $62 (7.02%)

See LAX to CPH flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $854
  • Average savings: $30 (3.4%)

See LAX to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cairo International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7591 miles or 12216 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to CAI flight is about 14 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Cairo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from LAX to CAI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

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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