There are 2 ways to get from Rome to Cairo by plane or car

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Fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cairo (CAI) FCO - CAI

$134 - $279

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Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Rome to Cairo 2785 miles

$650 - $1,000

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The distance between Rome and Cairo is 2132 km. The road distance is 4455.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Rome to Cairo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Cairo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Cairo is 1 h ahead of Rome. It is currently 7:24 AM in Rome and 7:24 AM in Cairo.

Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Cairo is 4456 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from Rome to Cairo.

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Egyptair, Alitalia, Middle East Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Cairo Airport.

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There are 657+ hotels available in Cairo. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Rome to Cairo.
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  • Distance: 1332.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Cairo, Egypt?

Egyptair, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Rome to Cairo every 3 hours.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Beirut
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Cairo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $450

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