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
55.4 - 82.4 °F

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 All airports (CHI) to Cairo

One-way from

$458

One-way flight from Chicago All airports (CHI) 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 flying from Chicago to Cairo on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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 48 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 48 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Cairo for as little as $905 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 $1,000 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Cairo is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cairo in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CAI flights for September, October
14 Oct - 24 Oct
$567pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Sep - 30 Sep
$568pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Oct - 25 Oct
$569pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cairo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairo from Chicago found for this year
14 Oct - 24 Oct
$567pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Sep - 30 Sep
$568pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Oct - 25 Oct
$569pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
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
29 Sep - 21 Oct
$568pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Sep - 20 Oct
$569pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Sep - 16 Oct
$603pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cairo from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cairo
3:15 pm - 2:25 pm
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
40h 10m
ORD - CAI
Etihad Airways
6:40 am - 12:30 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
34h 50m
ORD - CAI
Multiple Airlines
$502
Kiwi.com
9:25 pm - 7:05 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
26h 40m
ORD - CAI
Qatar Airways
$506
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cairo

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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 Etihad Airways for just $567, but on average you can expect to pay $591.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Cairo for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Cairo within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

Currently priced at $567, Etihad Airways will fly you from Chicago to Cairo and back. In addition to Etihad Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Royal Jordanian and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $594 and $616, respectively. Users have found that Etihad Airways is 33% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Cairo?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Cairo are Major Airline, Air Canada and Air France. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Cairo?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Cairo is $404. On average you can expect to pay $1,616. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cairo), can usually be booked for $568.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cairo, Egypt

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cairo from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Cairo

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cairo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Cairo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Cairo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to present a completed health declaration form along with their health insurance.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Cairo?

Returning to Chicago from Cairo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairo are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Cairo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cairo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Cairo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 15.70£
Average temperature for September in Cairo
91.4 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cairo

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
Austrian Airlines
$468 $833 No cancel fee 78%
Alitalia
$527 $764 No cancel fee 81%
Turkish Airlines
$554 $883 No cancel fee 77%
Etihad Airways
$584 $793 No cancel fee 75%
Royal Jordanian
$590 $877 No cancel fee 61%
Air France
$611 $876 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$628 $741 No cancel fee 79%
Lufthansa
$636 $950 No cancel fee 76%
Air Canada
$652 $739 No cancel fee 67%
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