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There are 3 ways to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest by plane, shuttle or car

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP)

Fly to Varna, shuttle

  1. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Varna (VAR)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Varna to Bucharest

Drive

  1. Drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest

Cairo (CAI) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) flights

The flight time between Cairo (CAI) and Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) is around 4h 35m and covers a distance of around 1674 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 10m. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 50m. Services are operated by Tarom, Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and others. Typically 22 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 25m
Layover time:
1h 10m
Total time:
4h 35m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
2h 50m
Flight distance:
1674 km
Flights per week:
22
Cheapest price:
$166
Carbon emissions:
339 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
02:45
Last flight departs at:
14:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cairo (CAI) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) flight schedules

Egypt → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Egypt

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Egypt
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Egypt

  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Aruba, Austria, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Cyprus, Gabon, Greece, Guatemala, Guernsey, Iran, Jersey, Luxembourg, Maldives, Montserrat, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands and United States Virgin Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Malaysia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, New Caledonia, Palestine, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Suriname, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Romania

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Egypt

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Romania is currently allowed from Egypt.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bucharest is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bucharest is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bucharest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Egypt from Romania.

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Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest is to fly and shuttle which costs $180 - $490 and takes 9h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest is to fly. Taking this option will cost $170 - $450 and takes 3h 11m.

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The distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) and Bucharest is 1659 km. The road distance is 2859.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Cairo Airport (CAI). It is currently 6:03 AM in Cairo Airport (CAI) and 7:03 AM in Bucharest.

Yes, the driving distance between Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest is 2859 km. It takes approximately 35h 1m to drive from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest.

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Tarom, Aegean Airlines, Egyptair and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Cairo Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1658.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Cairo Airport (CAI), Egypt and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cairo Airport (CAI) to Bucharest 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cairo to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Cairo to Varna via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cairo to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Cairo to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cairo to Varna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cairo to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Bus operators
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Varna to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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Atlas Taxi

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