Terminal Drop-Off Charge

From 1 November 2021, a £5 charge will apply for vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions will apply. Free drop-off will be available at the Long Stay car parks.

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Changes to entering the UK using EU ID cards

From 1 October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will need to use a valid passport to travel to the UK. ID cards will no longer be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK, though some exemptions will apply. 

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  • Cairo International Guide

    Full Name: Cairo International Airport
    Location: The airport is situated 13.7 miles (22km) from central Cairo.
    Time: Local time is GMT + 2.
    Contacts:

    Tel: +(202) 2265 5000.

    Transfer to the City:

    There are taxis outside the main arrivals hall; the journey to central Cairo takes around 45 minutes. The Airport Shuttle bus is a convenient way to get from the airport to downtown Cairo and along the Pyramids Road in Giza. Public buses and air-conditioned coaches also leave regularly from Terminal 1.

    Car rental:

    Car hire companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt.

    Facilities:

    Facilities include a restaurant and several cafeterias, banks and ATMs, a bureau de change, pharmacies, an internet café in Terminal 1, five-star lounges for business and first class passengers, smoking rooms (Terminal 1), tourist information desks and travel agencies. Duty-free shopping is also available.

    Parking:

    Parking is available adjacent to Terminal 1, at a rate of EGP 20 for the first three hours.