The cheapest times to fly from MAD to CAI are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 30th to June 3rd
  • September 24th to October 21st
  • November 5th 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 MAD to CAI is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $664 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $319 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Cairo

Flying from Madrid (MAD) to Cairo (CAI) will usually cost between $324 to $561 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $327. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $607. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $280 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $369 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAD to CAI flight.

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

MAD to CAI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAD to CAI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Madrid. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $33 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $373. Return trip prices are from the CAI to MAD 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 MAD to CAI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Milan (MAD > MXP > CAI)

  • Price for both tickets: $348
  • Average savings: $21 (5.69%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, Korean Air, LATAM, Lufthansa, MEA, Oman Air, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cairo International Airport to Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2082 miles or 3351 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAD to CAI flight is about 4 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Madrid and Cairo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from MAD to CAI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MAD
Origination airport name Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport
City Madrid
Country Spain
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -3.6

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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