Cairo International Airport (CAI) Guide - Cairo Flights

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+202 (0)2 291 4255

+202 (0)2 633 2522

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From Cairo city centre, the airport can be reached across the 6th October Bridge via Salah Salem Road, which leads to Heliopolis. The airport and Heliopolis are well signposted from the city centre. The airport is located just off the Al-Orouba main road.+

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Cairo - Public Transport

Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus : *NEW

You should pre-book at our newly established Shuttle Bus service, it is comfortable, prompt & direct from or to the airport according to your own preference, the latest fleet of vehicles is vast in terms of space & air-conditioned. For groups or single passenger, the Shuttle Bus takes you to any of the following destinations :



Downtown Cairo





Haram(Pyramids area)

Cairo Airport Shuttle Bus Price List

Inside Cairo Airport :

Destination Shuttle Per Pax. For Groups

(from 1 to 7 Pax. )

or Private use

Heliopolis 25 LE 50 LE

Nasr City 30 LE 60 LE

Down Town 35 LE 70 LE

El Mohandiseen 40 LE 80 LE

Alharam - El Maadi 45 LE 90 LE

Hellwan district 105 LE 145 LE

Buses depart from the Airport every half an hour.

Charges are in Egyptian pounds .

For full price list please contact our office at:

Cairo Airport Company Tel: +2022653937

For further info contact our customer assistance counter or our offices available at:

Terminal Building 1/ Arrival Hall or our curbside representative

Terminal Building 2/ Arrival Hall or our curbside representative

Ask for Our Group Offers!!!!

Taxi Services:

At Cairo International Airport taxis are available at any time, and operated on a flat fee basis. Official Cairo taxis are predominantly black and white, but Alexandria taxis are black and orange. There are also 7-seated Peugeot taxis varied in color and size, but they all have an emblem and number painted on the driver's door.

Note: Fees are the same as the limousine service.


Limousine service is offered by 19 different companies for your convenience; ask for valet assistance once you're outside the terminal.

Public Air-Conditioned Buses

The Airport Bus Service both air-conditioned & non air-conditioned operates from Terminal 1 (see maps). There are several stop bus stations; at Tahrir Square, downtown Cairo, Mohandesin, and along Pyramids Road in Giza.

Air-conditioned Buses from the airport to downtown are likely more comfortable and reliable:

From Cairo Airport to downtown

Type // Buss - Number // Route // Price

Air conditional - buses // 362 // Airport - Elmounib // 2 LE

Air conditional - buses // 356 // Airport - Tahrir // 2 LE

Air conditional - buses // 799 // Airport - Shubra - Ramsis // 2 LE

Public - Buses // 27 // Airport - Roxi - Tahrir // 0.50 LE

Public - Buses // 949 // Airport - Ramsis - Tahrir - Giza // 0.50 LE

Public - Buses // 400 // Airport - Roxi - Ramsis - Tahrir // 0.25 LE

Public - Buses // 970 // Airport - Roxi - Helmia - Shubra // 0.25

Public - Buses // 971 // Airport - Shubra - Ramsis // 0.25 LE

Public - Buses // 948 // Airport - Al-Azhar - Attaba // 0.25 LE

Public - Buses // 925 // Airport - - Shubra - Ameria // 0.25 LE

From Cairo Airport To Alex.

Type // Time Of Departure // Price

Super-Jet // From 12.30PM - Till 19.30 PM, There is a buss every Half hour // 25LE Till 15.00 PM, 31 LE After That

Western-Delta // From 04.00 AM - Till 12.30 PM, There is a buss every one hour // 25 LE Till 16.00 PM, 28 Le After That

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Cairo - Car Parking


Within the constant process of enhancing the services in Cairo International Airport, we have renovated and expanded the parking facilities for the maximum utilization of space and a minimal exerted effort.

Terminal Building 1: The parking service is an enhancement which should be considered, it is covering a net used area of 86,395 square meters, the capacity of the total 10 parking lots is 3612 cars, ranging from short term parking facilities to long term availability.

# // Location // Total Area // Net Area // Maximum Capacity

1 // Departure Hall 1 // 26411 m2 // 22449 m2 // 930

2 // Arrival Hall 2 // 19650 m2 // 16702 m2 // 695

3 // Departure Hall 2 upper level + pilots parking // 3390 m2 // 3051 m2 // 127

4 // Departure Hall 2 external + pilots parking // 2727 m2 // 2727 m2 // 113

5 // Arrival Hall 2 lower level // 3600 m2 // 3240 m2 // 135

6 // Arrival Hall 2 external // 3365 m2 // 3028.5 m2 // 126

7 // Arrival & Departure Hall 3 // 8580 m2 // 7464 m2 // 311

8 // Long term parking // 18636 m2 // 18636 m2 // 775

9 // VIP parking // 8280 m2 // 7200 m2 // 400

// TOTAL // 96769 m2 // 86627.5 m2 // 3612

Terminal Building 2: Covering a net used area of 96,000 square meters, with a total number of 4 parking lots and 4000 cars capacity.

# // Location // Total Area // Net Area // Maximum Capacity

1 // Departure & Arrival 4 parking lots 1, 2, 3 & 4 // 150,000 m2 // 96,000 m2 // 4000

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Cairo - Intra Terminal Transfer

There is a free shuttle bus that links the two terminals, which are about 3km apart.

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Cairo - Car Hire

Following rental car companies are representwed at the airport Avis, Budget, Europcar, J Car, Hertz and Thrifty.

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Cairo - Info And Helpdesks

Information desks are situated in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, in the Arrivals and Departures halls and in the transit hall. Flight information on (0)2 634 8566 is available 24 hours a day.

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Cairo - Airport Facilities

Major Restaurants

Back again!!! Refurbishment & operation of the 1960's famous stereo restaurant with an area of 792 m2 for passengers, greeters or simply guests.

Enjoy our impeccable service, gourmet food whilst surrounded by the music played on the piano live.

Café Ritazza

The first opening for Louis Catering Co. here at CAI. Located at the Terminal 1's new International Arrival Hall 3, Café Ritazza would serve both the arriving passengers and meeters. The Café offers quality products ranging from different gourmet sandwiches and desert items; cakes, pastry& cookies, drinks, coffee & fresh juices etc.


Banks Available at Terminal Building 1,Terminal Building 2

Nile Bank.

Misr Bank.

Banque du Caire.

National Bank of Egypt.

Commercial International Bank CIB.

Thomas Cook Bank.

Bank of Alexandria.

Automated Teller Machines (ATM)

Commercial International Bank CIB.

Banque du Caire.

National Bank of Egypt.

Misr Bank MB.

Hong Kong shangahai banking corp. HSBC.

Arab banking corporation ABC.

Arab Bank( Exchange).

Communication Companies


(mobile phones support station)

TB1, TB2


(mobile phones support station)

TB1, TB2

Smart Card Telephone cabins

Nile co. communications Smart card cabins .

Menatel communications Smart card cabins .

Internet Cafe (TB1 Departure Hall).

Internet Cafe's

In Terminal Building 1, Departure Hall 1, you will find an internet cafe, where you can browse the internet, check your email, or even visit our website.


VIP Lounge

An exquisite lounge, ideal for our VIP guests, for their quietness, privacy & impeccable service.

English Lounge

An exquisitely comfortable Lounge with immaculate service, for our passengers' utmost comfort & relaxation, given the perfect ambience, and delicious dishes prepared by our skilled chefs.

French Lounge

Enjoy our terminal views from where you are seated whilst experiencing the best French cuisine has to offer or just sit down relax and take a drink.

Italian Lounge

Taste the best Italian connoisseur food in a perfect place at any given hour. We promise you a delightful time, while waiting for your flight.

American Lounge

Our new special lounge is located at a central point, where you can enjoy a drink while having a view of the entire transit hall, airside view, in addition to the best American food lovers menu offered.

Egyptian Lounge (opening soon..)

Feel the essence of Egypt in the entire surrounding, where the simplicity and ancestry, savor our delicious dishes, or simply relax in a comfortable atmosphere.


Pharmacies in Terminal 1, 2

Dr. Vivian Pharmacy (TB1)

Dr. Samy Farid Pharmacy (TB2)

Emergency procedures sector.

First Aid.

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Cairo - Conference Facilities

There is a business centre situated in Terminal 1, which is connected to the new transit hall by an escalator. Business facilities and meeting rooms are also available in the Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel. Novotel Cairo Airport Hotel can also provides business facilities and meeting rooms, for reservation call tel: (0)2 918 520.

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Cairo - Handicapped Facilities

Cairo International Airport provides many special services for disabled passengers:


Disabled toilets.

Car parking spaces.

Special Passport control services.

Disabled passengers should contact their airliner for assistance.

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Cairo - Wireless Lan

Airport provide FREE WiFi internet access at Airports food court.

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Cairo - Hotels


Hotels have Shuttle Bus Near the Airport.

Novotel Cairo Airport

Hotel code: 0502


Po Box 8 Cairo Airport

11776 CAIRO


Tel: (+20)2/2918520

Fax: (+20)2/2914794

E-mail: H0502@

Hotel manager: Mr Hisham KATTAN

Head Chef: Mr Samir Kamal

Hotel featuring 204 rooms. A short stroll from the airport. 17km from the centre of Cairo and 8 km from the International Convention and Exhibition Center. The hotel features an open air garden overlooking the swimming pool with a play area for children, 8 shops, 2 bars, a swimming pool and 3 meeting rooms.


Room(s): 207

Number of free children in parent's room: 2

Restaurants and bars

Bar(s): 3

Restaurant(s): 4


Number of meeting room: 3

Miscellaneous information

Swimming pool


Private outdoor parking

Public outdoor parking

Outdoor private closed parking

Fitness center

Movenpick Cairo Heliopolis Hotel

Cairo Intl Airport Road


11361 Cairo


Phone +20 106019067

Fax +20 2 4180761

Located in Heliopolis, the most elegant business and residential district of Cairo, 5 minutes from Cairo international Airport and 10 minutes from Cairo International Convention Center and Fair Grounds, the Moevenpick Hotel Cairo Heliopolis offers an idyllic location for business or leisure. Surrounded by lush landscaped gardens, the hotel boasts 7 restaurants and bars, childrens playground, tennis courts and swimming pools.

Non-Smoking Rooms.

Car Rental.




Business Center.

Health Club.

Car Parking.

Swimming Pool.

Medical Services.

Safe Deposit.


Night Entertainment.

Children Facilities.

Fitness Room.

Shuttle Bus.

Hotel Representative Agents Counters:

Nile Hilton

Ramses Hilton

Meridian FOUR Seasons

Hotel Swiss

Hotel El Salam

Novotel hotel

Maadi Hotel

Pharoget hotel

Safir Hotel

Pyramisa Hotel


Rajja Hotel

Mena House Oberoy

Beirut Hotel

Semiramis Inter- continental

Conrad Hotel



Baron Hotel


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Cairo - News Update

AirMall, Due to open very soon, the latest must visit place in Heliopolis,, we will be open 24/7!!!! Wait For Us Very SOON

Completion of the construction of the new AirMall, Latest addition to CAI,The Mall Comprises of 2 major anchor Duty Free Stores, Food Court, Childrens Play area & a lot more to come!!!! for the first time in EGYPT we Operate 24hrs daily!!!!For teh last Available stores Contact the Commercial Department!! don't miss the opportunity.

Terminal Building 1's new International Arrival Hall 3 opened & receiving flights

Hall 3, previously used for Domestic flights & seasonal flights such as the HAJ, has been demolished and reconstructed, using State-of-the-Art designs & technology, the hall's covers an area of 12,450 sqm, & is designed to conform with the renovations held at Terminal Bldg 1.The Hall is assigned to serve International flights,whereby an addition of 6 new conveyor belts will assure a smoother flow,a connection via a skyway between the Hall & the new Air Mall is an integral part of the design.

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