Cairo International Airport
Oruba Road, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt
Telefon: (02) 265 5000/1
The airport is located 22km (13.5 miles) northeast of Cairo.
How to get there
The airport can be reached from Cairo city centre, across the 6th October Bridge, via Salah Salem Road which leads to Heliopolis. The airport and Heliopolis are well signposted from the city centre. The airport is located off the Al-Orouba main road.
Information about parking possibilities at the Cairo International Airport
Access by public transport
A newly introduced shuttle bus service (tel: (02) 265 3937) connects the airport with Heliopolis and central Cairo. It operates at half hourly intervals. Public buses also run to a number of destinations, and intercity connections link the airport with Alexandria.
Taxis are available from the airport to central Cairo (journey time - 30 minutes). They leave from outside the Arrivals hall and haggling is recommended.
Information desks are located in both Terminal 1 (known locally as Old Airport) and Terminal 3 (New Airport), in the Arrivals and Departures halls and in the transit hall. Flight information (tel: (02) 2265-4557) is available 24 hours a day. Tourist police (tel: (02) 2265-3642, Terminal 1, or 26966300, Terminal 3) within the terminals can also provide information.