Book Flights From Sharjah to Cairo

Sharjah to Cairo direct flight route information

Average direct flight duration

03h 40m

Average one-way direct flight prices'

AED820 - AED870

Distance 

2.430,66km 

Top Airlines

EgyptAir, Air Arabia

 

Main Airports details’/information

Origin Airport - Sharjah International Airport

Sharjah International Airport (IATA: SHJ, ICAO: OMSJ) is the main international airport serving Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. It was opened in 1977, and is located 13 km east-southeast of Sharjah city centre, and spread over an area of 15,200,000 m2. It has one passenger terminal with an area of 125,000 m2.

The airport is home base of the low-cost carrier Air Arabia, Lufthansa Cargo and Singapore Airlines Cargo, and it is the third largest Middle East air freight hub in terms of Cargo traffic.

 

Destination Airport - Cairo International Airport

Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) is the main airport serving Cairo, the capital of Arab Republic of Egypt. It is considered the busiest airport in Egypt, and the second busiest airport in Africa. It is located in Heliopolis, to the northeast of Cairo around 15km from the business area of the city, while spanning an area of around 37km2.

The airport is the main hub for EgyptAir and Nile Air, along with several other airlines. 

CAI has three runways and four passenger terminals, terminal 1 is for airlines excluded from Star Alliance, and terminal 2 is directly connected to terminal 3, that serves as EgyptAir hub, and is for international and domestic services.

The first three terminals are connected by a metro people mover, while terminal 4 is the seasonal terminal, which operates only on Hajj season. 

 

Airports services’ and facilities’:

Sharjah International Airport:

  • Medical services
  • VIP services
  • Prayer room
  • Duty free
  • Lounges
  • Wi-Fi

 

Cairo International Airport: 

  • ATMs
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Wi-Fi
  • Car rental offices
  • Currency exchange
  • Shops

 

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In order to level up your travel experience, we’ve also listed for you airlines offering airline tickets with the most affordable prices, as well as high-quality services for your direct flight from Sharjah to Cairo:

Airlines

Direct flight ticket prices’

Services

EgyptAir

AED820*

- Delicious meals
- Personal TVs 
- Spacious seats

Air Arabia

 AED870*

- In-flight entertainment 
- In-flight magazine ‘Al Nawras’
- On board shopping

 

City Guide

About Sharjah - Center of Culture

Sharjah, the capital of Sharjah emirate, is the third largest and third most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, forming part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. It has been ruled by the Al Qasimi dynasty since the 18th century.

The emirate of Sharjah is the only emirate that overlooks the Gulf of Oman (Indian Ocean) to the East, and the coastline on the Persian Gulf to the west, with the eastern Sharjah coastal towns of Kalba and Khor Fakkan.

It borders with Dubai to the south, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain to the north and Ras Al Khaimah to the east. 

In contrast to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Sharjah, the cultural and literature hub of the country, offers visitors a vastly larger view into Arabic and Islamic architecture as well as its libraries, Islamic museums, and cultural centers. The city is rooted in its Arabic and Islamic heritage with many Ummayyad and Abbasid-styled buildings, offering a glimpse of Arabic and Islamic environment in an otherwise largely westernized country.

Sharjah is considered a major hub for family friendly environment and activities, for housing many green parks, apartment complexes, and a large community of Arabs from all over the Arab world.

 

About Cairo: ‘Jewel of the Orient’

Cairo, the capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt, lies on both banks of the Nile River near the Nile Delta. It is the largest metropolitan area in the Arab world, Africa, and the Middle East, and the 15th largest city in the world. It inhabits a population of over 20 million people, spread over 3,085 km². 

Metropolitan Cairo is made up of the Cairo governorate, besides other districts, some of which are owned by neighbouring governorates, like Al-Jīzah and Qalūbiyya.

Cairo, the city of the Thousand Minarets, is still connected to ancient Egypt, for including in its geographical area the famous Giza pyramid complex and the ancient city of Memphis.

 

Travel Guide

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Start planning your trip according to our recommendation about the best time to visit Cairo by checking the city’s weather guide below, so you could enjoy your time to the maximum. 

Cairo’s weather is generally desert, therefore it is considered a hot and sunny destination. However, it can also get very humid because of its proximity to the Nile River. 

The weather of Cairo is split to 3 major seasons:

  1. The high season goes from October to February, where winter falls, with cool temperatures, and very occasional rain. 
  • The months December and February are peak times.
  1. The low season, that starts from June and ends in August, where long, hot, humid, and arid summer occurs, with average highs of around 35C in July.
  • You will find many offers on hotels and flights, which makes the season suitable for low-budgets.
  1. The shoulder season that goes between March & May, or during September & October, spring and autumn seasons fall, with less extreme weather and fewer visitors around.

In case you want to avoid wasting more money on your air ticket, you can book a cheap flight whether in March & April or October & November, as this is a comfortable season, where there are fewer crowds and hotels and flights are cheaper.  

We recommend that the best time to visit Cairo is during the winter and spring, when the temperatures are slightly low, so you enjoy being outdoors and snorkeling in the Red Sea. 

 

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Make your flight booking now with tajawal where you will find cheap airline tickets to get the chance to explore Cairo from A to Z, and to maximize your fun moments when in Cairo.

If you don’t have any clue yet on where to begin with what is worth exploring in Cairo and still fancy to have adventurous moments, we’ve created for you a list below of Cairo’s top tourist spots and exciting activities to do.

Cairo is basically a stunning white desert located by the mighty Nile River. It is considered one of the best megacities in the world, as it is stepped in rich history, cultures, and ancient civilization, while featuring the perfect mix of modern life and olden culture. 

Cairo is a must-visit destination, due to not only its bustling markets, friendly locals, and impeccable hospitality, but it also houses innumerable attractions, such as, the Gigantic pyramids of Giza, the Nile River, the countless captivating minarets, and the iconic rarities displayed in the Egyptian Museum of antiquities.

Here you go the list of the most visited attractions and exciting activities to do:

  1. You can cruise the Nile on a felucca, which is a local boat, and enjoy the beautiful river scenes. 
  2. You can have a stroll in the Cairo Botanical gardens and Giza zoo or along the Nile corniche.
  3. You can attend the remarkable sound and light show that narrates Egypt’s history next to the marvelous pyramids.
  4. Get to enjoy the local cultural activities, such as, sufi dancing, tannoura and musical performances at any of the cultural centers or opera houses.
  5. You can do some old Egyptian antiques and souvenirs shopping at Khan al- Khalili bazaar 
  6. Get a beautiful 360-degree view of the city from Cairo tower, the tallest concrete structure in North Africa.
  7. You can discover the reminiscences of Old Cairo, in the fortress of Babylon, churches, mosques and museums that take you back to a bygone era.

 

Know more about your destination & flight via our FAQs’

Q. What is the helpline number of Cairo International Airport?
A. The helpline number of Cairo International Airport  is + (202) 226 55000.

 

Q. Does Cairo International Airport provide a lounge for the passengers?
A. Yes, the airport offers First & Business Class lounges that include exclusive and high quality services, such as Wi-Fi, TVs, and local & international newspapers and magazines.

 

Q. What are the hotels in Cairo that provide free shuttle service to Cairo International Airport?
A. The hotels that offer free airport shuttle service are Novotel Cairo Airport, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Sonesta Hotel Tower & Casino Cairo and Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel.

 

Q. What are the most famous shopping malls in Cairo?
A. The well-known shopping malls in Cairo are Cairo Festival City Mall, City Stars Mall, Mall of Egypt and Mall of Arabia.

 

Q. Does Cairo International Airport offer duty-free shops?
A. Yes, Cairo International Airport includes duty-free shops in its three terminals.

 

Q. What are the means of transportation in Cairo?
A. The modes of transportation in Cairo are, the metro, which is considered as the fastest way of getting around, public transportation like buses and micro-buses that move according to the roads network, taxis or a private mode like Uber and Careem.

 

Q. What is the baggage allowance on Air Arabia for economy class passengers for Sharjah to Cairo flight?
A. The luggage allowance for economy class passengers for direct flights from Sharjah to Cairo is a 7kg cabin baggage and one checked baggage of 30kgs in weight.

 

Q. How much does an economy class ticket for a flight from Sharjah to Cairo cost on EgyptAir?
A. The economy class ticket for a direct flight from Sharjah to Cairo on EgyptAir costs AED820.

 


Disclaimer: All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Best time to Book Flights to Cairo

Low Season

September

High Season

June

% expected price decrease

67%

Average price over the last year

% expected price increase

40%

Average price over the last year

Cheapest Day to Fly

Sunday

Expensive Day to Fly

Sunday

Average Price on Cheapest Day

1,263.58 AED

Average price over the last two weeks

Average Price on Expensive Day

1,263.58 AED

Average price over the last two weeks

Monthly Average Fare Of Flights From Sharjah To Cairo

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Average Flight Fare From Sharjah To Cairo per Day

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Price trend for flights from Sharjah to Cairo

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Quick Comparison Between Sharjah & Cairo

Local Time

Sharjah

08:36 AM

Cairo

06:36 AM

Currency

United Arab Emirates

AED

Egypt

EGP

FoodBased on Affordable Restaurant

Sharjah

15 AED

Cairo

18.75 AED

Public TransportOne-way Ticket

Sharjah

8 AED

Cairo

1.17 AED

Average temperature

Sharjah

32°C

Cairo

26°C

Weather in Sharjah for the next 7 days

Sun 33°C Mon 32°C Tue 31°C Wed 32°C Thu 32°C Fri 32°C Sat 33°C

Weather in Cairo for the next 7 days

Sun 25°C Mon 25°C Tue 26°C Wed 26°C Thu 26°C Fri 26°C Sat 26°C

Sharjah to Cairo cheapest fare

This week cheapest price
489 AED
Next 7 days cheapest price
489 AED
Next 15 days cheapest price
489 AED
Next 30 days cheapest price
489 AED

FAQs About Flights From Sharjah To Cairo

  • What is the approx cost for food in Cairo?

    Approx food cost in Cairo is 18.75 AED

  • What is the average transportation cost in Cairo?

    Average transportation cost in Cairo is 1.17 AED

  • What is the local time in Cairo?

    Local time of Cairo is 06:36 AM

  • What are the top airlines for Sharjah to Cairo?

    Top airlines for this route are Air Arabia & EgyptAir

  • What are the cheapest airlines for this route?

    Cheapest airlines for Sharjah to Cairo are Oman Air, Jazeera Airways & flydubai

  • What is the main airport name in Cairo?

    The main airport name in Cairo is Cairo International Airport

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