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Updated May 2023

No doubt that the pyramids of Giza lay the biggest claim to Egypt’s capital city. But even if we remove the ancient monuments from the equation, Cairo remains one of the most visited cities in the MENA region as well as the world. Cairo’s role as one of the region’s tourism and business hub is undeniable.  

Looking to travel to Cairo from Jeddah? Here are the latest flight news, travel requirements, airline schedules and airfares.

Jeddah to Cairo distance

The distance between Jeddah and Cairo is about 1,535 kilometers. If you take a plane, it will take around an hour to three hours to get from Jeddah to Cairo depending on your flights.

Jeddah to Cairo flights today

A simple search through Wego will show you the latest flight schedules, allowing you to choose the best flight deals from across several airlines.

Cheapest Flights From Jeddah to Cairo Cheapest Flights From Jeddah to Cairo

 

*All prices and schedules are for flights in June 2023; they are accurate at the time of writing. 

Saudia 

Saudia, KSA’s national air carrier, operates direct flights from Jeddah to Cairo every day. 

Jeddah to Cairo flight time

Direct flights between Jeddah and Cairo typically take 2 hours and 20 minutes to complete. Connecting flights may take upto 7 hours and 30 minutes. 

Jeddah to Cairo flight schedule and ticket price

Saudia operates both direct and connecting flights between Jeddah and Cairo on all days of the week. 

Direct flights

Jeddah to Cairo: Multiple direct flights are available all days of the week

Airfares start from SAR 575

Connecting flights

Jeddah to Cairo: Up to 2 connecting flights with a layover at Medina are available all days of the week.

Airfares start from SAR 528

Please visit Wego for Saudia full schedule.

Egypt Air

Egypt Air, the state-owned flag carrier of Egypt, operates several direct flights and connecting flights from Jeddah to Cairo every day. 

Jeddah to Cairo flight time

Direct flights between Jeddah and Cairo typically take 2 hours and 10 minutes to complete. Connecting flights could take up to 9 hours, depending on the layover periods.

Jeddah to Cairo flight schedule and ticket price

Egypt Air operates several direct flights between Jeddah and Cairo on all days of the week. 

Direct flights

Jeddah to Cairo: Up to 6 direct flights all days of the week

Airfares start from SAR 588

Please visit Wego for Egypt Air full schedule.

Flyadeal

Flyadeal, KSA’s top low-cost national air carrier, operates direct flights from Jeddah to Cairo every day. 

Jeddah to Cairo flight time

Direct flights between Jeddah and Cairo typically take 2 hours and 10 minutes to complete. Connecting flights could take up to 9 hours, depending on the layover periods.

Jeddah to Cairo flight schedule and ticket price

Flyadeal operates several direct flights between Jeddah and Cairo on all days of the week. 

Direct flights 

Jeddah to Cairo: Up to 3 direct flights all days of the week

Airfares start from SAR 329

Please visit Wego for Flyadeal full schedule.

Jeddah to Cairo travel guidelines

Visa requirements for Saudi travellers

Saudi travellers are not required to obtain a visa to enter Egypt. Saudi Arabia is among the countries granted visa-free arrangements by the Egyptian authorities.   

Entry requirements

The Egypt authority has lifted all travel restrictions related to COVID-19. All foreign travellers are allowed to enter the country without the need to show proof of vaccination or a negative result of a PCR test.

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