Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Cairo (CAI)

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The best prices from Chicago to Cairo are usually found in January or May, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Cairo (CAI)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CAI flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Cairo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairo.
CHI - CAI
Price
$713 - $1,149
CAI
Temperature
66.2 - 95 °F
CAI
Rainfall
0 - 0.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$713

From Chicago to Cairo

One-way from

$529

One-way flight from Chicago to Cairo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Cairo?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 12% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Cairo?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Cairo at least 60 days early can save you up to 23% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Cairo for as little as $1,135 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,339 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Cairo?

Flights from Chicago to Cairo lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Cairo in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $846.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Cairo (CHI - CAI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Cairo in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cairo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CAI flights for May, June
20 Jun - 30 Jun
$594pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jun - 30 Jun
$598pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 May - 11 Jun
$614pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Austrian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cairo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairo from Chicago found for this year
26 Oct - 5 Nov
$591pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jun - 30 Jun
$594pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jun - 30 Jun
$598pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Cairo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cairo from Chicago, departing today and this week
20 May - 11 Jun
$614pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Austrian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 May - 26 May
$627pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 May - 14 Jun
$630pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cairo from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cairo
1:15 pm - 7:20 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
47h 05m
ORD - CAI
British Airways
$529
KAYAK
9:25 pm - 6:50 pm
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
38h 25m
ORD - CAI
Qatar Airways
$583
Travelgenio
4:20 pm - 9:46 pm
Royal Jordanian
1 Stop
22h 26m
ORD - CAI
Royal Jordanian
$586
KAYAK

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cairo

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Cairo due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Cairo for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Cairo to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways and Alitalia to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Cairo include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Cairo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and Royal Jordanian flying from Chicago to Cairo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairo from Chicago?

Located just 11.5 mi from the city center, Cairo is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Cairo from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Cairo (CAI) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 16 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Cairo for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Cairo for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $591, but on average you can expect to pay $616.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Cairo for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Cairo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Cairo for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Cairo within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Cairo?

With an average temperature of 95 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Cairo are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Cairo?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Cairo in 16h 05m. Fly via Lufthansa, Air Canada, or Qatar Airways to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Cairo round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Cairo is Air Canada. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $591 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Lufthansa and Qatar Airways, starting at $621 and $626 round-trip. Users have found that Air Canada is 30% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Cairo one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $423. Users have also found prices from $566 and $586 on British Airways and Qatar Airways, respectively.

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = 15.65£
Average temperature for May in Cairo
89.6 °F

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Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Cairo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Cairo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$374 $731 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$652 $739 No cancel fee 67%
SWISS
$628 $741 No cancel fee 79%
Alitalia
$527 $764 No cancel fee 81%
Etihad Airways
$584 $793 No cancel fee 75%
Austrian Airlines
$468 $833 No cancel fee 78%
Ethiopian Air
$693 $855 No cancel fee 72%
Air France
$611 $876 No cancel fee 77%
Royal Jordanian
$590 $877 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Jordanian. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

British Airways
$891 $1,059 No cancel fee 70%
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