Direct flights to Egypt

Are you headed to Egypt for a sunny vacation? Choose a direct flight and reach the historic country without any inconvenience.


Egypt is probably the world's oldest civilization. Egypt is much more than Pyramids and monuments. It has Red Sea scuba diving, hot night spots, luxury hotels and five star restaurants, romantic cruises down the Nile on festive river boats, a night at the grand opera and cultural experience. Egypt is a land bustling with life, sound and visual beauty.

All about traveling to Egypt

Land of the Pharaohs and the country which is home to one of the world’s first great civilisations, Egypt is jam packed with historic treasures and magnificent artifacts. As well as the iconic pyramids, Egypt boasts some incredible temples, royal tombs and magnificent museums as well as popular beach resorts teeming with marine life along the Red Sea and the biblical Mt Sinai.

There are several international airports in Egypt with the three biggest being Cairo, Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh. Which airport you will arrive at depends on which part you are visiting, and where you are traveling from.

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Direct flights to Egypt from the US

If you want to travel from the US to Egypt and prefer direct flights, you can choose to fly from New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD) to the airport in Cairo. Follow the links below to see all your options.

Direct flights to Egypt from the UK

Are you traveling from the UK and want to vacation in Egypt? In that case you have quite a lot of options to choose from when it comes to direct flights. As visualized by the links below, most of the direct flights from the UK land in either Hurghada or Sharm el-Sheikh.



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Cheap flights to Egypt

Join the thronging crowds in Cairo, Egypt’s capital and home to the famous Giza Pyramids. Don’t miss the Egyptian Museum in the city which houses the world’s greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities including treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb and a fascinating Mummy Room. Head to Luxor to see the impressive Temple of Karnak, the largest complex of temples built by man and the Valley of the Kings which boasts an incredible 63 royal tombs.

At the heart of Egypt is the Nile river, take a cruise or hire a felucca to explore the ancient temples and historic sites along its banks. For a spot of relaxation, there is a great choice of resorts along the Red Sea coast, snorkel or dive to make the most of the spectacular marine life.

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Egypt climate

Most of Egypt's rain falls in the winter months. South of Cairo, rainfall averages only around 2 to 5 mm per year and at intervals of many years. On a very thin strip of the northern coast the rainfall can be as high as 410 mm, mostly between October and March. Snow falls on Sinai's mountains and some of the north coastal cities such as Damietta, Baltim, Sidi Barrany, etc. and rarely in Alexandria.

Temperatures average between 80 °F (27 °C) and 90 °F (32 °C) in summer, and up to 109 °F (43 °C) on the Red Sea coast. Winter temperatures average between 55 °F (13 °C) and 70 °F (21 °C). A steady wind from the northwest helps lower temperatures near the Mediterranean coast.

Flights to Egypt